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Lag B’Omer and Shabbat Shalom

by Orlando Salas

Chevre: Good Shabbos!  As the State and County begin to loosen up restrictions on gatherings, please remember to take care of yourself.  It is important to enjoy the Shabbat and weekend, and the springtime weather should be exceptionally beautiful this weekend; but that does not mean that anyone should take unnecessary risks.  While golf courses, […]

Passover: A Time To Become More Aware

by David Borys

  Isn?t it great??Spring is here! The flowers, trees, animals, birds and all aspects of life are starting to wake up. While our Catholic brothers and sisters are in the midst of Lent, Jews around the world are starting to anticipate our great spring festival, Passover, which is just around the corner. Also known as […]

Jewish Founding Fathers

by David Borys

Many people do not realize the influence of Judaism upon our founding fathers. As you celebrate this weekend with your family, please remember some of the many gifts Judaism has given to our nation:   Haim Solomom (1740-1785) was a Polish-born businessman who lived in New York City.? By helping Robert Morris, the chief financier […]

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

by David Borys

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!!!

by David Borys

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 […]