Posts from September 2013

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Rabbi Saltzman’s High Holiday Sermons

by Molly Coller

To read Rabbi Sonia Saltzman’s inspiring sermons from High Holy Day services 2013, please click on the following links. Celebrating Birthdays – Erev RH Pursuit of Holiness – RH day 1 Created in God’s Image – RH day 2 Al Tira – Do not Fear – Kol Nidrei Behind the Un’tane tokef – Yom Kippur […]

Sing with us!

by Molly Coller

Shiru Ladonai, Shir Chadash! Come sing (and play) with us! If you know anything about Ohabei Shalom, you know that we make beautiful music. (Click here for some samples) As cantor, I am blessed to have wonderful musical collaborators: Music Director David Sparr, Andy O’Connell, Lisa Geller, Steve and Jay Rauch, Tom Rubenoff…. But the […]

President’s Kol Nidrei Message

by Molly Coller

Imagine a time when our very own country, the United States of America, was just 66 years young – a fledging, fragile experiment. The year was 1843. A small group of Reform Jews who had fled Germany gathered in early March of that year in the home of Peter and Julius Spitz on Fort Hill […]

TOS Board Spotlight – Richard Snyder

by Molly Coller

Rich Snyder was born and raised in Stoughton, Massachusetts the youngest child of Shirley and Sherwin Snyder both of Massachusetts. Rich attended Hebrew School at Ahavath Torah Congregation from first grade until his Bar Mitzvah in eighth grade. Rich has wonderful memories of his grandmother at the Ulin House in Brighton on Commonwealth Avenue and […]

The Time is Now … Sukkot and Simchat Torah

by Shari Churwin

Yesterday, one of my daughters asked “Why are all of the Jewish holidays so close together?  Shouldn’t we take a little break before the next one?”  I can tell you that as a Jewish professional I would love to move the holidays around and space them out more evenly.  But alas … At Ohabei Shalom […]

Our Beautiful Synagogue

by David Leifer
TOS from Israeli Newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth

Of course we love our beautiful and majestic sanctuary, but we are not alone. Yedioth Ahronoth, a daily newspaper published in Tel Aviv, and the most widely circulated paper in Israel, featured Temple Ohabei Shalom in it’s recent article on, “Most Beautiful Synagogues in the World.” You can see the article in Yedioth Ahronoth at: […]

Board Spotlight- Dan Deykin, Past President

by Molly Coller

Dan Deykin came from Great Barrington, Massachusetts in 1949 to attend Harvard College. He then went to Harvard Medical School, trained at the Massachusetts General and Beth Israel Hospitals, and then at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. In 1962, he joined the Harvard Medical School faculty, based at the Beth Israel Hospital, […]

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