A Message from our Cantor
Among the gems of wisdom I gleaned from my mother was this: ―The only constant is change.‖ Everything is in motion, and we find that we often feel like Alice who is told by the Red Queen, ―Here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.‖ While we may not resist change per se, our default expectation seems to be that change is probably not going to be for the better. So as we encounter change we are wary. Intellectually, we tell ourselves that change is necessary, but other parts of the brain gear up for fight or flight.
A Message from our President
I received this from a friend and would like to share it with you. I cannot find the author.
I dreamed that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels.
My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, "This is the Receiving Section. Here, all petitions to God said in prayer are received.
A Message from our Executive Director
This message is not based on the Torah, halakha, the Talmud or anything particularly Jewish, but I feel it is very important for anyone who drives, or will be driving, to be aware of in the future.
After receiving this from a friend I tried it. It does work. I think it is a mitzvah to be safe and able to control your vehicle in inclement weather; that is the connection to Judaism.
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