If you spend time on Facebook, or Twitter, or the Internet in general, you’ve probably seen this video of Zach Sobiech. At the age of 14, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer – and yet he chose to live his life to the fullest. I have a short attention span for online videos, in general, and [...]
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Rabbi Barr and I just created this two minute video about Passover matzah. You may have learned that we eat matzah today because the Israelites didn’t have time for their bread to rise while leaving Egypt. And now, the rest of the story: Happy Passover!
Purim came early this year (I can’t remember the last time it was in February!), and it was totally fun. For our Purim shpiel (play) this year, the 4th and 5th graders chose to perform “Finding Purim” based on ”Finding Nemo.” Ironically, they picked this focus even before the Nemo blizzard hit the Northeast! So, [...]
As the year draws to a close, it’s a great time to review the past year – and to check out some snippets from our holiday services. Earlier this week I posted about our Judah and Tamar Torah reading. And today, I present you with Rabbi Barr’s Rosh Hashanah sermon, “Exposing the Myth.” Myths, religion, [...]