“The Love Song of A. Jerome Minkoff” and “The Philosopher and the Checkout Girl” by Joseph Epstein 7:00 – 9:00 pm Monday, November 26, 2018 Our contemporary, Joseph Epstein, creates droll stories that remind me of biblical Joseph’s “many-colored coat.” Epstein can look at one circumstance and paint it this color or that. He’ll take […]
Part of the upcoming week’s Torah portion, Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4−36:43), describes Jacob’s midnight struggles with “a man” and his reconciliation with his brother Esau the next day. As president of your Sinai Board of Trustees, I have to admit to lying awake some nights, struggling with my own thoughts. What have I allowed to fall […]
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:00 pm in the Temple Sinai Library. All Temple members are welcome to attend. Click the post title to view the Agenda as a PDF.
Dear Friends, When I was a child, I used to save the world. Daily. As a superhero named Benman, I donned my cape to do battle with the villains down by the mailbox and around my street. When I came home, my Mom would be there to hear of my exploits and give me a […]
A Message from President Johnson – To the University of Nevada, Reno community: As we mourn the loss of lives at The Living Tree Synagogue in Pittsburgh, we express our sorrow and outrage at senseless violence directed toward people of one religion. But what can we do about it? First, be watchful and aware of […]
Rabbi Benjamin Zober Delivered for ACTIONN 10/18/18 Jewish tradition tells a story about the beginning of time, when God started to create the world. God, being the ultimate Being, left no room for heaven and earth. God’s Divine Light was put into vessels to make room for Creation, but no vessel could contain God’s light […]