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December 2017

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 8:19pm -- Tara Keiter

The Book of Judith is a Hebrew story about a Hebrew heroine, but it is not in our Hebrew Bible. The story has been preserved in the Catholic Bible, which allows scholars to study it and see how it might fit into the Israelite narrative.

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Sun, 12/24/2017 - 9:27pm -- Tara Keiter

Before we delve into our Torah Study session led by Rabbi Janet Roberts, I, your Torah Study blogger, cobbled together some helpful history on the holiday of Christmas from three different Wikipedia postings.

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Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:00am -- Rabbi Wendy Pein

Giving Tzedakah : Teach...Teach your Children Well...

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Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:00am -- Rabbi Jennifer Jaech

She told us her story as we sat together at Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton.  Weeks before, police officers had arrived at her door.  She was not home but a neighbor alerted her to their presence.

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Sun, 12/17/2017 - 4:21pm -- Tara Keiter

The Empire of Alexander the Great (356 to 323 BCE) stretched far and wide, including over Judea. For approximately 100 years Israelites were allowed to worship their God freely.

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Sun, 12/10/2017 - 9:30am -- Tara Keiter

The story of Joseph, one of the 12 sons of Jacob, starts in Genesis 37.

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