Friday, June 15, 2012

Shabbat for all of God’s creatures

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 11:59 am - SARAH REYMOND 

Don’t be surprised if you hear a little barking at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation in Pepper Pike and Temple Emanu El in Orange this weekend. Both congregations are inviting the community to bring their furry family members for special Shabbat celebrations.
Temple Emanu El Cantor Diane Yomtov began hosting a Simchat Chayot (celebration of the animals), or more simply, pet Shabbat, with her former congregation in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

Friday, June 8, 2012

More than the Jews kept Shabbat...

06/07/2012 10:28   By DEBORAH S. DANAN

Remembering the Day of Rest should have much less to do with whether or not public buses run on Saturdays and much more to do with how we connect with one another.