Community Learning

Sefer V’ugah with Noa Baum

Sunday, October 30, 2016

4:00 PM

Book Event & Pot Luck Dessert

More informationhere. 


Betsy Teutsch at Adat Shalom

Saturday, November 12, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Global Tikkun Olam: Tackling climate change through poverty alleviation

co-sponsored by the Social Action Committee.

More informationhere

Adrienne Kohn Spiritual Growth Program Autumn Day Retreat

Sunday, November 20, 2016

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exploring Hasidic Text & Jewish Meditation

With Rabbi Jonathan Slater

More informationhere.

Global Day of Jewish Learning

Under the Same Sky:

"The earth is full of your creations"

November 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Rabbi Fred will be live-streamed around the world teaching "Eco-Judaism: Is there any Other Kind?! - How Torah Pushes the Sustainability Envelope" More information can be foundhere



Clergy Corner

Our wonderful clergy -- Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb and Founding Rabbi Sid Schwarz and Hazzan Rachel Hersh -- have much to say to us.

Find links to the 2016/5777 High Holiday Sermons here.

Cllck here for Rabbi Fred's dispatches from the 2015 World Zionist Congress (long but worth it). Click here for Rabbi Fred's August 2015 presentation to Ecological Society of America on "Old-time religion and cutting-edge climate: Jewish and interfaith intersections with ecological science."  Click here for Rabbi Fred's interview with the Reconstructionist "Cutting-Edge Judaism" podcast on sustainability. Click here for Rabbi Fred's recent interview on Interfaith Radio. Click here for Rabbi Fred's 180s (thought provokers). You can also read Rabbi Fred's comments in Moment magazine's Ask the Rabbis

Click here for Rabbi Sid's d'var torah on "Yitzhak Rabin: Reflections on Loss, Despair and Hope"

For materials from our recent Shabbaton on the theology of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, click here

Find links to High Holiday Sermons here.

Here are Hazzan Rachel's remarks at the 20th Anniversary Celebration

To view a Learner's Service, featuring Hazzan Rachel, click the "More" button below.



Congregational Happenings

Camp Ruach Shabbat

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Join the Torah School community as we joyfully celebrate our annual Camp Ruach Shabbat. Representatives from Camp JRF and Camp Moshava will engage our students in camp-like activities to excite them about attending a Jewish summer camp in 2017. We begin the morning with an all-school minyan and conclude joining with the congregation for Shira B’tzibur (community songfest) led by our campers.


Kabbalat Shabbat, Israeli Wine Tasting & Pot Luck Dinner

Friday, November 11, 2016

6:45 PM – Kabbalat Shabbat Service

7:30 PM – Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner & Wine Tasting

Bring a food item to share for 8-10 people or order you’re your contribution from

(Selections can be found here. Deadline for orders is Wednesday, November 9, 2016.)

More information here.)


Bringing Our Israel Trip Home: A Visit with Ariel Fogelman

Sunday, November 13, 2016

10:00 AM – Pot-Luck Israel Breakfast

10:30 AM – View film: Fighting for the Jewish State and for Jewish Values

11:00 AM – Live session from Israel with Ariel Fogelman

More information can be found here.

Kitah Vav – 6th Grade Visits NYC Enjoy the fun here.


Save the Date! Congregational Retreat

Friday, May 26 - Sunday, May 28, 2017


Vehicle Donations Welcome

There are a variety of ways to make charitable contributions to the congregation. Now, you can donate your vehicle to the congregation through an easy online service. This is a great way of making a contribution by donating a car that you no longer wish to use. Please consider our vehicle donation program.

Please use this link to initiate the donation process.