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10
Jul

The New Calendars are Here!

Please stop by our Chapels in Skokie or Buffalo Grove to receive the new 2019-2021 Calendar. A 24-Month Jewish Calendar of Ideas for Making the World a Better Place.

5
Jul

Happy 4th of July!

Happy independence weekend to the United States and Hodesh Tammuz Tov, a new, wonderful month of Tammuz, to the Jewish nation. May we all rejoice in the cycle of time. Shabbat Shalom!

28
Jun

Parshat Shlach

Just like this week’s Parsha, Shlach Lecha discusses the fear the Israelites possess before going into the land of Israel, we know that experiencing the death of a loved one is a difficult journey in many aspects. This article illustrates some of the work we feel humbled to do in order to serve our community at the darkest of times.

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21
Jun

Lighting the Menorah

This weeks Torah portion – Be’halot’cha – discusses how Aaron HaKohen lit the Menorah every day. Our Sages teach us that even though he lit the Menorah all his life his passion for doing this commandment never waned. May we all be able to bring light and passion to the routine in our lives. Shabbat Shalom from everyone at Chicago Jewish Funerals.

14
Jun

Berries in Israel

It’s that time of year again when the berries grow in Israel… May everyone have a Shabbat concentrating on the cyclical nature of time, how lucky we are to keep coming back to certain events while still moving forward. Shabbat Shalom!

7
Jun

Shavuot – Naso

This week in Parashat Naso, the priests are instructed how to bless the people. The blessing translates to: May YHVH bless you and keep you; May YHVH make his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; May YHVH lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace. In 1979 at a dig in a place called Kettef

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7
Jun

This week in Parashat Naso

This week in Parashat Naso, the priests are instructed how to bless the people. The blessing translates to: May YHVH bless you and keep you; May YHVH make his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; May YHVH lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace. In 1979 at a dig in a place called Kettef

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31
May

Shabbat Shalom!

Shabbat Shalom! May everyone have a beautiful, relaxing shabbat.

24
May

Shmita – Jubilee

This week, the portion is all about Shmita, the Jubilee year, the 7th year that we give our fields a sabbatical. Not only humans need this gift of rest time, as does our world. May we all be reminded that everything in creation deserves a break sometimes and treat our surroundings with patience and love. Shabbat Shalom! Featured in the

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17
May

Shabbat shalom!

This week we discuss holiness and service, especially the role of the high priest in the Temple. He serves the people in many ways, yet one way he is not allowed to serve is by participating in a burial or coming in contact with the deceased, unless it is a close family member. Judaism teaches us that each of us

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