Tag Archives: High Holidays 2011

LIMMUD 2015 at Sonoma State University

It was another excellent Limmud (Jewish Learning) conference held at Sonoma State University, Friday, June 26 – Sunday, June 28.  New this year was a full Shabbat from erev to Havdallah. Attending from B’nai Emunah were Bonnie and Martin Lindauer … Continue reading

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A Boutique synagogue by the sea

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Shalom, “It is you, the Jewish people, not a building or anything else that makes a community.  B’nai Emunah is not a temple.  Rather, it is a beit knesset, a place of gathering for our people.  … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Wishes

Wishing you a Happy Hanukkah and Thanksgiving! This Thanksgivukkah song will make you laugh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xKomL1j9OI&feature=youtu.be Enjoy this season of light, gratitude and presence. Hag Urim Sameach, Rabbi Mark Melamut

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“Let the Games Begin” – The Countdown towards Rosh Hashana/New Year 5773 – Only 6 to go…

August 11, 2012 – Parshat Ekev – “Why? In order to learn.” It’s hard to believe, but the countdown towards the New Year has begun. Last week we began with counting a total of 7 shabbats left before the end … Continue reading

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“Let the Games Begin” – The Countdown towards Rosh Hashana/New Year 5773

“From Where?  From There.” August 4, 2012 – Parshat Va’etchanan/Shabbat Nachamu It’s hard to believe, but the countdown towards the New Year has begun.  Counting today, we have a total of 7 shabbats left before the end of the year. … Continue reading

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Kol Nidre Appeal

By Gabriele Lange A couple of years ago congregation B’nai Emunah started the tradition to have the Kol Nidre appeal to the congregants given by community members rather than the President. To start off I’d like to share some of … Continue reading

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Good yontiv!

By Sharon Bleviss This message was given by Sharon during the first day of Rosh HaShanah services at B’nai Emunah, San Francisco. I’m Sharon Bleviss, the president of our Congregation and it is my honor to be here with you … Continue reading

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High Holy Day Greetings from Rabbi Mark

Shalom, Where does the time go?  It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time again and the Holidays are right around the corner. If we close our eyes, we can almost imagine tasting Rosh Hashana’s apples and honey, dabbing a … Continue reading

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New High Holiday Prayer Books

By Frank Kurtz Why are these High Holy Days different from all others (that came before)? This year marks the introduction to B’nai Emunah of the new Mahzor (High Holy Day prayerbook) “Lev Shalem” (complete heart), which was first introduced … Continue reading

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Rabbi Mark Celebrates the New Year at the JCC Preschool

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Literally started today with a blast!  I sounded shofar for my daughter’s pre-school JCC class.  We sang Happy Birthday to the world, imagined lots of candles on the world’s cake, and made wishes. We finished with … Continue reading

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