Auf ruf of Jenna Lewis and Ben Feldman, daughter and son-in-law to be of Rita Largman
Rabbi Menachem Creditor, Rabbi of Congregation Netivot Shalom
Rabbi Pam Frydman
Torah Reading (pg. 717) Vayikra 21:1-22:16
Haftarah (p.735) Ezekiel 44:15-31
Rabbi Menachem Creditor
Kiddush is sponsored by Rita Largman in honor of Jenna Lewis and Ben Feldman, on the occasion of their aufruf and wedding. Mazal Tov!
Refuah Shleima: A complete healing to Ellen Reier, Heike Rivka bat Esther, Leah Beryl Bat Rut, Bracha bat Sarah, Michael Steinbaugh, William Steinbaugh, Dennis ben Elizabeth, Aryeh David, Miriam bat Malka, Chaya bat Chanah Ita, Dina Bat Devorah, Florence Leffler, Caroline Chamberlain, Sheldon Koiles, Cristofer Lix, Helene Rosov, Matt Ruppel, Bernarda Strauss, Michal Yael bat Avraham Avi, Malkah bat Yehudit, Miriam Simcha bat Chaya, Shmuel ben marsha, Schmuel Dovid ben Miriam, Yehudit bat Dvorah, Yehudah ben Rachel, Yehudah Tsvi ben Tsipora, Shmuel ben Zipora, Chana bat Chaya Sara, Penina bat Hadassah, Joel Siegel, Kevin Goodwin, Shimon Yankov Ben Henshe, Rone Prinz, Baruch Ben Feiga, Naomi Bat Dina, Elnatan Shmuel Ben Esther Malka, Dorothea Dorenz, Stephen Waterman, Larry Hanover, Leslie Gordon, Chaim ben Labe v'Bella.
Yahrzeits include: Alexander Bolding, Mark Brass, Shirley Fain, David Goldman, Kurt Irwin, Richard Jaeger, Lion Koppman, Rose Silver Krone, Deborah Richmond Maccoby, Arthur Radwin, Sadie Samet Rice, Hermine Rosin, Scott Suneson, Celia Ruth Tolmach.
Mazal Tov - to proud parents Daniel and Michal Shuldman and big sister Sivan upon the birth of a baby boy! May this child's life be filled with the insights of Torah, the warm and supportive love of family and community, and the blessing of good deeds. Mazal Tov!!
Get your tickets now for Netivot Shalom's Gala 5774, June 15, 6-9pm, as we are celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of our beloved shul! We look forward to receiving your sponsorship and tribute journal submissions to commemorate this landmark in our history. Formal invitations will arrive shortly. In the meantime, please check out the Gala 5774 link on the Netivot website, and direct any questions to cnsgala5774@netivotshalom.
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&…