Michael Supowitz Blog Post FOTT Café January Decorations

Categories: Friendship Circle

Last Wednesday, I helped to set up for FOTT Café. The decorations made by PA Cyber looked great–my favorites were the penguins.  There also were snowflakes, ice cubes, icicles, and centerpieces. I felt comfortable helping to finish decorating. The FOTT Café theme decorations looked beautiful and reminded me of a winter wonderland.

Skin in the Game

Categories: Vayechi

This week’s Parsha – Vayechi – concludes the Book of Genesis, the first of the “Five Books of Moses.” Traditionally, at the end of each book, the synagogue calls out in unison, “Chazak chazak venischazek!” Which means “Be strong, be strong and may we be strengthened,” thus giving us a little inspiration and charge to move on into the next… Read More

A Song of Ice and Fire

Categories: Va'eira

This week’s Parsha – Va’era – is chock full of lessons. It contains the beginning of the Ten Plagues of Egypt and the beginning of the end of slavery. It always seems like it was G-d testing a variety of tortures against these slave drivers and was throwing things against the wall to see what would stick and eventually get… Read More

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