This week’s Torah portion Emor, אמור, contains within it the section of the “moadim,” מועדים. How exactly to translate the term “moed,” מועד, to convey its proper significance, is not so simple.
Just a few weeks ago we were gathered around a festive table with our family and friends. Our purpose was to retell the events surrounding our Exodus from Egypt. The Haggadah recounts the story of five great rabbis having a Seder together in Bnai Brak, a city in Israel. They were discussing the Exodus from Egypt all night until close to sunrise. What did they have so much to talk about? One clue is found from this week’s Torah reading.
Posnack School is starting a golf program for the 2021-2022 school year open to all middle and high school students. Click for details.
Hochberg Middle School spent the week learning more about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder for Autism Awareness Month. Autism awareness reminds us of the important Jewish value of ואהבת לרעך כמוך (V’ahavta Lereacha Komacha) about how we treat one another as a community and world. Click for details and photos.