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Benefit Concert with Fred Lifsitz and Friends

Violinist and longtime member Fred Lifsitz collaborated with fellow musicians Sarah and Jennifer Lee as well as Myer Johson-Potter for an afternoon of classical favorites. The musicians presented a lively program starting off with Vidui by Ernest Bloch. The moving … Continue reading

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Passover Sequel

Dayeinu! It’s enough. With the melodies of the seder songs still lingering somewhere in our heads and running out of new ideas for a schmear to lively up a week of matzah eating, what else can say, or sing, other … Continue reading

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Passover Food Traditions

By Cantor Linda Semi Of all our holidays, I think Passover is the most home-centered one we have. None of the others require us to prepare our homes to the extent of this chag. While Jews have always been open … Continue reading

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“Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Elijah.”

By Rabbi Mark Melamut  When I was young, I remember being intrigued every year at Passover by the ritual of opening our doors at the end of the seder. I recall anxiously awaiting Elijah, who I thought might walk through … Continue reading

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It’s Purim Time!

The fun began today at our B3 Religious School Purim Carnival.  After a great Purim play, the carnival and magic show began.  I was dressed as Haman for our sponge toss and kids enjoyed our cake walk, Esther’s Beauty Parlor, … Continue reading

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Passover Themed Classes

A Passover Potpourri Congregation B’nai Emunah is offering three classes about the most important Passover Questions. Starting March 31 , every Thursday night from 7-9pm, join Hayley, Frank and Mark for these participatory continuing education classes. March 31 “Why is this … Continue reading

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New Year – New Strategies

By President Jeff Dielle Greetings. I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you the major initiatives the Board is undertaking for 5776. These strategic activities are largely derived from the Three Year Strategic Plan that was approved by … Continue reading

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66th Anniversary Celebration

By Rabbi Mark Melamut It was a fun filled 66th Anniversary weekend for B’nai Emunah.  Friday evening potluck dinner kicked off the weekend, followed by Saturday morning services led by some of the students of our adult B’nai Mitzvah class. … Continue reading

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“8 Crazy Nights Mashup – What do I Stand For?”

Wow, we made it to 8 Crazy Nights!  Homes, sanctuaries and clothes filled with oil, all spun out of dreidel and filled with gelt (and maybe a little guilt too from the holiday’s menu), presents exchanged (and maybe even re-gifted), … Continue reading

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On the 7th night of Hanukkah – “Triumphant Defiance, Seduction & Cheese on Hanukkah – Judith”

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Make sure to watch this video  on Judith. Like me, you may have missed reading this story as a kid in religious school or as an adult in your general Jewish education.  By the 7th night … Continue reading

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