Tag Archives: Rabbi Mark

Sunday School B3 Upcoming Events

The classroom education has come to a close for this school year, but we can always play together! I look forward to seeing you at our Lag b’Omer picnic. See below for more information and location of where to meet. … Continue reading

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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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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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Murder Mystery Resolved

By Sharon Bleviss There was much excitement at B’nai Emunah on Saturday eve, February 13, 2016, as a large crowd gathered at “Buzby’s Nightclub” to attend a “memorial” and solve a “murder.” Poor nightclub owner, Irving, had been brutally poisoned … 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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On the 6th night of Chanukkah – “Have You Seen the Light?”

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Beyond presents, dreidel, latkes and gathering with friends and family, our main event for Hanukkah is simply taking in the light.  What though does it mean to really see the light?  Have you seen the light? … Continue reading

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