Like Manna From Heaven

Categories: Beshalach, Parshah

This week’s Parsha, Beshalach, tells of the Jewish people leaving Egypt and crossing the Sea. It also begins to tell us of their journey in the desert. Obviously, their time in the desert was a significant one; it is the time period that takes up most of the Torah. The Jewish people were sustained throughout their travels by Manna, the… Read More

Cece Robinson’s Blog Post FOTT Café on January 23rd

Categories: Friendship Circle

  Friends on the Town Café was really good this month. I really liked all the snowflake decorations on the tables. My favorite thing to make and eat was the chocolate frosting on the ice cream cone noisemakers, but I think next time we should eat actual ice cream. We also had a salad, pizza bagels, and spinach and artichoke… Read More

And You Shall Live

Categories: Chayei Sarah, Parshah

A WEEKLY TORAH THOUGHT FROM RABBI MORDY No amount of Rabbinical School training prepares you for a week like this past one. The amount of numbness, emotions, sadness, love, shock, awe, mourning, and support has been overwhelming for many and the days ahead will likely prove to be overwhelming as well. In truth, I should leave it this week saying… Read More

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FOTT Late Night Cancelled Tonight August 13th

FOTT Late Nate is Cancelled Tonight Due to Weather. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow night for the last night of FOTT Late Nights.

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Cece’s Vacation!

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Humble, Why?

A WEEKLY TORAH THOUGHT FROM RABBI MORDY This week’s Parsha, Behar, contains various laws, including that of the Sabbatical and Jubilee years. What I would like to focus on, however, is the name of the Parsha. “Behar” means “on the mountain,” which indicates its significance; the laws of the Torah were communicated to Moses on Mt. Sinai. But why is the parsha… Read More

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