Read your Rabbi’s High Holy Day sermons now
All of the Rabbi’s High Holy Day Divrei Torah/sermons are now up on his website. Whether you were with us and want to revisit his words, or whether you were elsewhere for the holidays, you can click here to read them now.
Friday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m.
With musicians, singers, and spirit, this intimate musical service is a participatory experience for all. We come together in prayer, chant, and meditation, tapping into ancient words and new and old melodies. We come to find out what happens when prayer can be joyous, soulcentering, and transformational.
Saturday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m.
All are invited to participate in this lively and meaningful discussion group as we look deeply into the age-old source of our tradition’s wisdom.
Please help the Rohingya refugees who are in dire plight
EDUCATE: Surf the web or click on the following links for background information:
Write to Congressional reps and senators to reimpose sanctions on the
Burmese Army and on Burmese companies close to the Army. Ask Senators
to cosponsor S. Res 250 condemning what is happening (Sen. Leahy is a
cosponsor). You can call the US Capital switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and
ask to be connected to any Senate or House office.
Write to Ambassador Nikki Haley asking her to urge the UN Security Council to
ban visas for Burma’s military leadership and freeze their assets.
You can contact her at https://usun.state.gov/contact.
DONATE: To help the more than 400,000 refugees who are fleeing Burma:
American Jewish World Service – Rohingya Emergency Fund
International Rescue Committee
Tikun Olam starts with Disaster Relief
Please help to alleviate the devastation caused by the recent onslaught of storms, earthquakes and fires. Please consider making a donation to one of the organizations below or to one of the many others providing assistance.
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
United Way of Greater Houston
American Red Cross (for Hurricanes Maria, Irma, Harvey)
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston and Jewish Family Services
Global Giving Foundation (for South Asia Flood Relief Fund)
Chabad of Vermont (for Hurricane Irma)
Jewish Federations of North America (Hurricane Irma)
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