BY: STEPHANIE FINK My kids are always watching me. Really. Sometimes I wake up with a start in the middle of the night, and my daughter is standing next to my bed in the dark, willing me awake. They watch me react – or not react – to all kinds of situations. I aspire to […]
Susan (right) and her sister Linda Tanenbaum Photo Credit: Peggy Litoff Susan in Hebrew is Shoshanah , meaning “precious flower.” In so many ways and on so many occasions , Susan has helped our congregation flower. Rabbi Liebowitz ____________________________________________________________________ During the days I first attended Temple B’nai Israel, I was warmly greeted by the […]
Rabbi Sacks, community leader and former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, has become known for his sharing of wisdom for Jews around the world. He has written eight short thoughts, one for each night of Chanukah. Print and read one with your family just before you light your own Chanukah lights this year, […]
We hope everyone is having a great Chanukah with plenty of latkes and are basking in the warm glow of the candlelight. This is a season of giving to those less fortunate. It is hard to imagine living with hunger and without warm clothing or a warm place to sleep. We would like to encourage […]
Sisterhood had a successful bake sale. There is no final amount yet as there are still orders to be picked up and expenses still coming in. As of the day of the sale we brought in $7,185. Thank you to all who baked and helped with the sale. It could not have been done without […]
Final payments for 2018 membership dues and the annual appeal are due now. If you have not yet paid, please submit your payments to the temple office. We depend on your support to meet our financial obligations. If you have any questions or specific concerns, please contact Jon Lewson. Thank you!
Greetings to All! It’s hard to believe that this month marks a year since I was elected President of the Temple. It has been a pleasure to get to know so many of you. Just a reminder, we want to hear from you! If you have programming ideas and/or would like to serve on a […]
12/4 Shannon Smiley 12/18 Richard Keen 12/5 Marilyn Bornstein 12/20 Louise Garrell 12/7 Ariella Garrell 12/21 Greg Feldman 12/14 Bogdan Gheorghiu 12/23 Jacob Orseck 12/15 Stefanie Keen 12/25 Noah McKinney 12/15 Sharon Packer 12/26 Jack Steinberg 12/15 Alexandra Poliakoff 12/18 Richard Keen 12/20 Louise Garrell 12/21 Greg Feldman 12/23 Jacob Orseck 12/25 Noah McKinney 12/26 […]
12/6 Anne & Gary Poliakoff 12/22 Carrie & Rabbi Liebowitz
12/1 Hannah E. Nabow 12/16 Morris Yoffe 12/23 Gedeon D. Teszler 12/1 Asher Nickelsberg 12/17 Louis Cohen 12/25 Robert Lyon 12/4 Samuel Price 12/17 Sigmund Witz 12/25 Sheril A. Powers 12/4 Rabbi Laurie Skopitz 12/18 Moshe Price 12/25 Bernie Rovin 12/8 Helen Klausner 12/20 Clara S. Cohen 12/26 Mary C. Bornstein 12/8 Max Lichtenstein 12/20 […]
The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 23 Kislev—23 Tevet 5779 December 2018 In December 1971, I along with fellow Jews from Hillel was playing a fierce game of dreidel. The stakes were […]
Wofford’s “Candlelight Carols” program is scheduled for Thursday, November 29, in the Old Main Building at the center of Wofford’s campus. The program begins at 6:30 inside Leonard Auditorium with Wofford’s outstanding singing groups performing Christmas and holiday songs. Afterward – sometime between 7:15 and 7:30 – the audience comes outside for the Menorah Lighting […]
We are saddened to have learned about the passing of Benjamin S. Willard, father of Carter Smith. Our condolences go out to Carter and her entire family.
Serves 6 Latkes 1 1/2pounds russet potatoes 1 large yellow onion 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/3 cup all-purpose flour Fresh ground black pepper Hotdish 2 1/2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided 2 pounds brisket, cut into 2-inch pieces Kosher salt, divided Fresh ground black pepper 1 large onion, sliced […]