A lot of things happen in this week’s portion, but the one that connects the most to us is when god calls out to Abraham, his response is, “Hineni”, or, I am present, I am here, I am open. We feel so honored to be able to say “Hineni” to our community as much as we possibly can through the
A beautiful tribute to a powerful Torah reading. Shabbat Shalom!
The Minharot Olam (Perpetual Tunnels) project, which consists of a number of mile-long tunnels with at a total of 24,000 gravesites, is to be the primary burial ground in the capital Click here to read the article in Haaretz.
This week, we read the Jewish flood epic. This is a story we hear in different forms from various civilizations over time, teaching us that all humans impact each other in holiness, narrative, and morals. May we all have an accepting and loving Shabbat. Shabbat Shalom!
This week we are reintroduced to creation, the beginning of our story. Maybe restarting the cycle of Torah will bring us all back to our roots. Shabbat Shalom!
Just as Judaism teaches us that the Sukkot holiday is a time of great joy, we also read Kohelet, a book that balances our joy by teaching of grief and that there is a time for everything. How Judaism views the circle of life is shown even in how we are taught to celebrate our festivals; to enjoy our lives
Shabbat Shalom! We bless you all to start this year off on a positive note and with lots of love.
Congratulations to the Skokie Theatre on winning the 2019 Skokie Business of the Year Award! Chicago Jewish Funerals is honored to be a runner-up alongside Poochies and the Crafty Beaver Home Center. https://patch.com/illinois/skokie/skokie-theatre-receives-2019skokie-business-year-award
Wishing you and your family a meaningful Yom Kippur. G’mar Chatima Tova from everyone at Chicago Jewish Funerals
This week, the final Shabbat before the new Jewish year, please be grateful for all that you have. We have so many blessings in our lives. Happy final Shabbat of 5779!