Author - Hanne Hess

Remembering Rosalind Fox Jacobson

This week, we remember and cherish the memory of Rosalind Fox Jacobson, founder David’s beloved mother. Roz loved to love. She shared her soul with others in forms of song, the famous Bubby’s pancakes, meals on wheels, friendship and support. Roz was just a nice lady. Her legacy lives on in our...

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Shabbat Shalom

This week, we see a beautiful example of forgiveness in the Torah between brothers Esau and Jacob. Despite the fear of meeting again, their difficult past and years of separation, they both were able to make space for each other. Shabbat shalom!

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Shabbat Shalom!

Chodesh Tov! Happy new month! With the changing of the seasons and the earlier darkness, may this month be a month of light for us in other ways. May we learn to extend our light to others. Shabbat shalom!

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Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat shalom! This week, in Hayey Sarah, we learn about the first Jewish burial. We are honored and privileged to continue in the traditions of our people and keep the memories of those we love alive. Thank you for your trust in us! We are so grateful to continue to serve.

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Shabbat Shalom!

This week, one of the amazing lessons Avraham teaches us what it means to be a host and to include others into our homes and hearts. May we have the ability to see the needs of others and welcome them in when they need. Shabbat shalom!

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Shabbat Shalom

This week, we follow Abram as he begins his journey from Haran into the promised land. He hears the call and answers with his feet, moving towards something new, actively listening to the universe, to himself, and to this new relationship with Ha’shem. May we all be blessed to grow deeper...

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