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!
May 5780 be a year of comfort and healing. From everyone at Chicago Jewish Funerals.
This week’s portion, Ki Tetze, or, “and you shall go out” discusses all the laws of how we are supposed to behave during a war. These laws include how we act towards other people, nature and so on. In the last few lines of the portion, the Torah tells us to “remember what Amalek (the greatest enemy of the Jewish
May we all seek justice within ourselves and make it a reality in our world. Shabbat Shalom! -Art by Iris Jacobson
Our post this week are the beautiful words of future rabbi, Danny Dubin taken with permission to inspire us all. As many Jews prepare for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur next month, we welcome the Hebrew Month of Elul this Friday evening. Elul is a month of love and also one of deep reflection. We are tasked with completing “chesbon nefesh” –
This week, the Torah discusses the Israelite’s entrance to the Land of Israel and how gracious they must act towards God for God’s care for them. This is a good reminder for all of us to know where we came from, where we are going and before whom we stand (Avot 3:1). May we all take a moment this Shabbat
This Shabbat, we are comforted by God, for the destruction has ended and we near a better time. May we all be healed from something this Shabbat. Shabbat Shalom!
During this deep period of mourning, we reflect on the destruction of our holy Temples, the center of all Jewish life for about 1000 years. May we be mindful of the loss of our collective history and have a relaxing Shabbat. Shabbat Shalom.