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Torah Portion: Angels & Dreams – Jewish Journal Dec., 2016

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Angels and Dreams | Torah Portion “A dream which is not interpreted is like a letter which is not read” (Bavli, Berachot 55a). This week’s Torah reading begins with the dramatic image of Jacob, having just departed for Haran, having one of the most famous dreams in religious history: “And he dreamt, and behold!

Jewish Journal Celebrates Our Cantor, Sam Glaser!!!

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Celebrating the ‘Stages’ of Sam Glaser’s songs | Culture In the 25 years that musician and singer Sam Glaser has been performing, he’s recorded more than 20 albums and played venues big and small around the world. The Pico-Robertson resident does an average of 50 shows a year, mainly for Jewish organizations, community centers and […]

Jewish Journal Excited About TNS “No-Dues” Business Model

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Will synagogue’s move to a no-dues model work? | Religion Temple Ner Simcha, a 3-year-old congregation in Westlake Village with about 100 member families as of May, announced this summer that it was moving to a no-dues model that will include not charging for High Holy Day services. Previously, the cost of a family membership […]

Acorn Article on New & Unique TNS Business Model

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Temple does away with dues Temple Ner Simcha is taking a leap of faith. The 3-year-old synagogue based in Westlake Village announced last week that it would no longer charge membership dues or for tickets to attend High Holiday services-a break from a long-held, non-Orthodox tradition in the United States.

Torah Portion: Darkness Will Become Light – Jewish Journal Aug, 2016

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Torah portion: Darkness will become light | Torah Portion “Had I not fallen, I could not have arisen; had I not sat in the darkness, He would not have been a light for me.” – Midrash Tehillim This week’s portion is the beginning of the Book of Deuteronomy, which is read immediately before the holiday […]

Cantor Glaser in the Acorn

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Famed cantor to help lead High Holidays Famed cantor to help lead High Holidays Cantor Sam Glaser, an acclaimed Jewish musician, will join Westlake Village’s Temple Ner Simcha for the High Holidays, starting with Rosh Hashanah in early October.

Rabbi Barclay Quoted in Ventura Star Article on Inter-Faith Holidays

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Families find ways to celebrate mix of holiday traditions This month, Virginia Hayward of Simi Valley and her family will celebrate three holidays that fall one after the other. Hanukkah begins at sundown on Dec. 24 and is celebrated for eight days. The day after Christmas, Kwanzaa will be celebrated for seven days from Dec. […]

Rabbi Barclay’s Jewish Journal Article on Faith vs. Fear

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Torah portion: Darkness will become light Parashat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1-3:22)   by Rabbi Michael Barclay Posted on Aug. 10, 2016 at 8:50 am “Had I not fallen, I could not have arisen; had I not sat in the darkness, He would not have been a light for me.” — Midrash Tehillim This week’s portion is the beginning […]