Fwd: A New Face Leads Mah Tovu this Shabbat!!! Welcome Jeffrey Davidowitz!!!
Mah Tovu: A CNS Minyan Just for Kids
welcomes Jeffrey Davidovitz this Shabbat!
Jeffrey is currently a sophomore at UC Berkeley and grew up across the bay in Marin County. He has worked with children ranging from fourth grade to freshman year in high school during his time at Congregation Kol Shofar and three years on staff at Camp Ramah in California. Jeffrey wants to help lead a fun and educational service as part of Mah Tovu on Shabbat mornings and is looking forward to a new home at Netivot Shalom. At Cal he likes playing Intramural Basketball and cooking.
Let's all go to Mah Tovu! It's fun for me and fun for you!
COME ON IN.DAVEN, LEARN, AND HAVE A LITTLE FUN!
Mah Tovu is a weekly Shabbat service led by Eliana Kissner orJeffrey Davidovitz. For K-6th graders to come and learn how to daven and have a service just for kids.
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…