Your threshing shall overtake the vintage, and your vintage shall overtake the sowing; you shall eat your fill of bread and dwell securely in your land. Leviticus 26:5 May we always have exactly enough. Shabbat Shalom.
This week, we learn of some of the ways that we are meant to be holy, to create holiness, to maintain holiness. These laws are between people, concern the relationship of people with god and people with nature. May we all be blessed with a great variety of ways in which to elevate our meaning and bring holiness into our
This week is the first Shabbat of the new month of Iyar, a month in which we celebrate the 73rd year of the State of Israel. This day does not come without an aspect of memory for those lost, the sacrifices of many and the Jewish value for collective and individual memory, for memory and history is the only way
May we grow through our redemption. We hope you all had a wonderful Passover holiday and a new, free and enjoyable Shabbat this week! Check out this beautiful fig, how wonderful to see the cycle of life happening everywhere around us. Shabbat Shalom!
Chag sameach and Shabbat shalom! We hope you feel free, you feel relaxed and you bloom into this new period of redemption.
It’s good to get out to explore; who we are as a people, individuals, a family. May we step delightfully into the adventure of becoming the Jewish people. May we feel free. Shabbat Shalom and Happy Passover!
A new beginning, a new book, a new season, a new week. Shabbat Shalom!
This week we honor and remember Michael Jacobson, older brother of founder, David. This week is his Bar Mitzvah portion, Vayakel-Pekudei, a week in which we remember the laws given to us, the beauty of the Holy of Holies, and finish the incredible book of Exodus. Michael’s life was filled with yiddishkeit and a love for our Torah. It is
Shabbat shalom from the flowing Golan. The Sa’ar stream reminds us to keep going, to go with the flow and pay attention to the beauty around us. Shabbat Shalom!
Sometimes the Jewish holidays allow us to reflect more deeply on life. As we wish everyone a Chag Purim Sameach, a happy Purim, we remember that this is the holiday of ונהפכו, turning things around. This photo, of founder David Jacobson’s son, Gabriel dressing up as his mother, Iris’ painting, is a great example of how we can use this