April 2020 Posts


Erev Shabbat Message from Rabbi Bob Freeman
Posted by The Jewish Center on 04/03/2020

Thanks to our current plague, we are in a sha-at d'chak, a time of crisis. Not only because we are worried about those whom we love, but also for the holiday, we really want to be together with family and community. 

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Erev Shabbat Message from Rabbi Bob Freeman
Posted by The Jewish Center on 04/17/2020

April 22, 28th day of Nisan, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Though I doubt I have anything to say about the Holocaust that hasn't been said before, I'm compelled to write about it. I hope my compulsion will shock you too into thinking about it. It's so easy to slide away from the Holocaust in our minds...

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Erev Shabbat Message from Rabbi Bob Freeman
Posted by The Jewish Center on 04/24/2020

How quarantine and trust intertwine is so complex. Here's the text from this week's Torah portion, talking about mold in the walls of a house, that got me thinking about it. [Leviticus 14:34-37] "The owner of the house [noticing red or green streaks in the walls] shall come and tell the priest saying, 'Something that looks to me like a plague is in my house.' 

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