Posts from November 2013

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Institute for Jewish Spirituality Grant Recipient

by Rabbi Sonia Saltzman

We are thrilled to have been selected as a grant recipient by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. The grant will enable Temple Ohabei Shalom to participate in a nationwide initiative to bring Mindfulness and Tikkun Middot practices to our community.  Over the course of the year we hope to expose different groups within our community to texts and practices that help […]

Look for the helpers: A response to Typhoon Haiyan

by Naomi Gurt Lind

Naomi Gurt Lind, Member Outreach Coordinator I’ve got to admit it: my husband and I are sloppy about leaving the newspaper out. And that’s how my boys saw the devastating pictures from the Philippines in the aftermath of the typhoon. What followed was a veritable typhoon of questions, from the logistical to the theological. I […]

Social Action @TOS

by Susan Zeiger

Fostering Jewish Muslim Connections for a Brighter Future! Sunday, November 17 11:00pm – 5:00pm Vilna Shul, North End Join our delegation from the TOS Social Justice/Social Action committee for this “weekend of twinning” between mosques and synagogues. Listen to presenters, join a community service project on-site, learn how we can help to build bridges.   […]

A Torah of Their Own (continued…)

by David Leifer

One Mitzvah can lead to another. The Winter 2013 Issue of the URJ’s Reform Judaism Magazine featured a story, on page seven, about Tracey Grossman of Temple Beth El of Boca Raton, Florida. Tracey and her husband were surprised to learn that there are Jewish congregations that do not have their own Torahs to read […]

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