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EREV SHABBAT

Fri | July 19 | 6:00 PM

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We Stand With Israel
Links to help Israel during this time of crisis.

WAYS TO HELP ISRAEL

Links to help Israel during this time of crisis.
A list of podcasts, books, videos & articles put together by our clergy to help our congregants.

UNDERSTANDING THE WAR IN ISRAEL

A list of podcasts, books, videos & articles put together by our clergy to help our congregants.

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Disconnect to Reconnect: The Unique Position of Camp as a Screen-Free, Immersive Space

Disconnect to Reconnect: The Unique Position of Camp as a Screen-Free, Immersive Space jemerman

At the Jewish summer camp I attended in my youth, we created a sacred moment for our closing-night ritual. After we finished our campfire singing, we'd look up at the stars. Campers today live very different lives. In a post-pandemic world, they have endured screen overload.

Creating Belonging for Interfaith Families

Creating Belonging for Interfaith Families jemerman

One of my most treasured memories is of my husband buying Purim carnival wristbands for our children. This act might seem small, but it symbolized a significant shift for us. See, my husband isn't Jewish, but we are raising a Jewish family.

Why This Summer is Different

Why This Summer is Different jemerman

For as long as I can remember, I've been in love with Israel. I've been fascinated by that small country with such rich meaning and history.

Making a Jewish Ritual for my Divorce

Making a Jewish Ritual for my Divorce jemerman

In the weeks leading up to my civil divorce, I delved into Jewish tradition to see how I could mark it Jewishly. I'd been married under a chuppah with the exquisite blessings of our tradition; simply marking my divorce in the Cook County courthouse was not going to suffice.