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Today is Sukkot

09/22/2021 03:02:16 PM


Rabbi Ilene Haigh

Today is Sukkot - for a number of complex and boring administrative reasons I’m not near my shul sukkah or my yet to be built home sukkah.
I was on the beach with a dear friend - we were admiring the hundreds of birds settled along the shore.
At one point about 800 birds ascended in flight around us. We almost...Read more...

Welcome Back

07/09/2021 12:32:54 PM


Phyllis Forbes

What a strange year we have all had.  Locked in our homes, unable to do many of the things we loved or see many of the people we loved.  But quiet as the rest of our lives might have been, Shir Shalom has not been quiet.  In addition to adding new programs, and increasing our worship services, our education offerings and our contacts with our congregation,...Read more...

Holocaust Torah Dedication

02/10/2021 01:43:36 PM


Congregation Shir Shalom dedicated our Holocaust Torah scroll on Saturday, September 28, 2019.  A Torah is a scroll of parchment inscribed with the Five Books of Moses. Congregation Shir Shalom’s orphaned Torah, a survivor of the Holocaust, came from Švihov (Bohemia) which is now part of the Czech Republic and likely dates to the 1840's. Celebrating the arrival of our special Holocaust Torah will honor those lost in the...Read more...

Mon, October 25 2021 19 Cheshvan 5782