Posts (Page 11)

Posts (Page 11)

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

May their memory be a blessing: – Joyce Fienberg, 75 – Richard Gottfried, 65 – Rose Mallinger, 97 – Jerry Rabinowitz, 66 – Cecil Rosenthal, 59 – David Rosenthal, 54 – Bernice Simon, 84 – Sylvan Simon,  86 – Daniel Stein, 71 – Melvin Wax, 87 – Irving Younger, 69 At B’rit Hadasha, we stand with our Jewish community. We mourn with them and we commit to remember, grieve…

Celebrating 35 Years and Counting

This weekend, we celebrate 35 years of B’rit Hadasha. We are getting together with leaders and members from throughout the years and telling the stories that celebrate G-d’s goodness to B’rit. There is going to be storytelling and reminiscing and worship to Him for all that He has done. Remembering and recalling G-d’s goodness is a important part of life — so much so that…

Foods of Rosh Hashanah

Are you wondering what to serve when we celebrate Rosh Hashanah (Yom Teruah)? We all know that it’s not really a Jewish Festival without food… unless, of course, it’s Yom Kippur and we’re instructed to “afflict ourselves” by fasting. But even then, a fair bit of thought goes into what will be served at the break-fast after…

Yom Teruah

So our Fall Festivals, or High Holy Days, are almost upon us. Here we are past halfway through the month of Elul and fast approaching the 1st of Tishrei, the first of our Feasts. So here is the question—is that first holy day Yom Teruah, Feast of Trumpets, or is it Rosh Hashanah, New Year? The answer is YES! The 1st of Tishrei is, in fact, both of these things, together,…