How to Be a Responsible Jewish Adult

By Rabbi Nathan Farb When I find myself working with young students for their B’nai Mitzvah, they often ask me why we have all of these traditions for becoming B’nai Mitzvah. I tend to explain it like this: a bar or bat mitzvah is not something you have, but it’s something that you become. In […]

New Social Action Initiative of 2021: Sarah’s Meal

The Temple Emanuel Social Action Committee is happy to share our new Social Action Initiative of 2021: Sarah’s Meal. We are honored to be implementing this program for a very worthy cause. The Book of Genesis describes a time when Sarah willingly chose to rush and prepare a fresh, hot meal to give away to […]

Prayer for 2021:

RABBI NATHAN FARB Adonai, our Sovereign, our loving Parent, our Redeemer from all narrow places, Our Rock, our Restoration, and Source of our hope: You have led us out of Egypt (Mitzrayim), and the wilderness. Mitzrayim is the house of bondage, the Narrow Place, Far from freedom and full of oppression and want. You have […]