Beautiful Shabbat message from our very own Talia Jacobson.
Korach, though he spoke out against Moses, reminds us that “the entire nation is holy and god is among them.” Let us try to listen to the wisdom of those with whom we do not agree and see the presence of god and spark of holiness in everyone. Shabbat Shalom!
This Shabbat, we learn of the spies, Caleb and Joshua, who came back with a bunch of grapes and good news of the fruitful promised land that the Israelites would soon enter. May we all be able to bring all kinds of metaphorical grapes into our lives and continue to feel blessed by the world around us and new adventures
This Shabbat, Moses says the beautiful blessing, el na refa na la, God, may you please heal her, over his sister Miriam. Let this be a reminder to use that we still have lots of healing to do, and those who need to be healed will always benefit from our prayers, actions and kindness. May we all be blessed to
Wednesday, June 17 | 7:30-8:30pm The experience of grieving and the new reality of life without the person we loved can often leave us feeling disoriented, especially now when we cannot grieve as a community. Let’s come together virtually to learn alternative ways to mourn and grieve while we gain comfort from being together. The evening will include wisdom from a rabbi,
Shabbat shalom! May we all have a restful Shabbat.
Dear Colleagues and Friends, I hope you are all well and safe. Thank you for the continued trust and confidence that you place upon us during this unique time. As we transition into the next recovery Phase of COVID-19, Chicago Jewish Funerals will once again be able to offer chapel services in our Skokie and Buffalo Grove funeral homes. The
Tonight, we prepare to celebrate the ultimate moment of becoming a peoplehood; the receiving of the Torah at Mt Sinai. This holiday expresses the three main components of Jewish peoplehood; Torah, our laws and rules for how to live, Hebrew language, the way we communicate and language of our Torah, and finally, our land, Israel, the final destination of a
The 4th book of the Torah, Bamidbar, which we begin reading this week, opens with a census. The entire people of Israel are accounted for and organized by tribe around the central and holy tent of meeting. May this Shabbat we, though we are distancing, recount the importance of our community and all those who are part of it. Check
Here is a little video from our very own Talia and Gabriel on their way to Israel. We wish them a Tzeitchem L’Shalom on their journey home.