Author - Marilin Soberanis

Shabbat shalom

This weeks parsha starts with the lighting of the menorah, the igniting of something new, and a symbol for many triumphs and holiness through our history.One understanding and explanation of the menorah comes from the prophet Zecharya. There, the seven branches are connected to the “seven eyes of God”. Lighting...

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Wishing you a Happy Shavuot!

During this beautiful holiday of receiving the Torah, we learn wonders about the essence of being a Jewish person (and human!) from the Book of Ruth. Both Ruth and Boaz, the great grandparents of King David and stars of the megilla, come from lineages with challenging stories. Ruth is from Moab,...

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Shabbat shalom!

This week’s parsha, Emor, speaks of all of the festivals of the Jewish year, the times we gather together to holiness. Over Jewish history, holy places have looked lots of different ways since the Temple was destroyed. Pictured here is the ancient Merot Synagogue in the upper Galilee in Israel....

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Wishing you a Happy Passover

Dear Friends, On behalf of everyone at Chicago Jewish Funerals, we want to wish all of you and your families a healthy, peaceful and meaningful Passover. Just as a reminder, if you need Yizkor candles, they are available at the Buffalo Grove Chapel or the Skokie Chapel. Chag Sameach, David Jacobson & Everyone at...

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Shabbat shalom!

David wants to share a special Shabbat shalom to all of the wonderful and caring people in our community. David, as pictured here squeezing juice for his loved ones, understands and feels the importance of holding family and friends close. He’s here to remind you this Shabbat that there is always...

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Michael I. Jacobson

This is a face we miss every day, a face we love dearly. We remember him not just on Parashat Pekudei, but every day. We remember his laugh, his energy and the impact he had on his little brother, founder, David. May his memory be for a blessing. Shabbat shalom.

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