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Chag Ha-Shavuot - Saturday 11th June

This Shavuot, Woodford is joining with other progressive communities – Bet Tikvah, New Essex Masorti, Southend Reform and Sukkat Shalom – for an evening celebration, study and (of course) cheesecake. 173 more words

Bet Tikvah

Megillath Ruth (The Book of Ruth): “If Elimelech had been “holy” …”

Right at the beginning, Megillath Ruth (The Book of Ruth) teaches that there was a famine in the Land. However, G-d didn’t command any Jew living in the Land of Israel to move to another country, as He did with Avraham. 197 more words

Make Each Day "Complete" - Emor 5776

This morning’s Torah portion includes one of the Torah’s sacred calendars.  After introducing Shabbat, it then describes the biblical holidays beginning with Passover.  In the process, it describes the period of time in which we currently find ourselves, the omer. 1,137 more words

Divrei Torah (Weekly Sermons)

Don't miss Shavuot at Isabella Freedman with Rabbi Rachel

Don’t miss Shavuot at Isabella Freedman! Join the CBI delegation traveling the short distance to this renowned Jewish retreat center in Northern Connecticut for an amazing Shavuot retreat. 33 more words


Israeli Cheesecake

I really like unbaked cheesecake. It is impossible to mess up and I just really like dairy. When you eat a baked cheesecake (I like those too!) its just not as creamy and dairy-y as an unbaked one. 278 more words


Shavuot & Megillath Ruth

This year’s Erev Shavuot (Shavuot night) will be on June 11. As soon as Shabbat ends, Shavuot is starting. SHAVUA in Hebrew means WEEK and SHAVUOT is the plural (Weeks).  211 more words