“All Jews are responsible one for another.” – Babylonian Talmud, Shevuot 39a
Do you have a simcha (a joyous occasion) in your family? Be sure to tell us about it! Is there someone you know in need of a hot meal, a helping hand, or a friendly visit? Has there has been a recent loss in your family, or do you have an upcoming yahrtzeit of a loved one? We all need to know. If someone you know is ill and could use a visit, or if there is someone you would like our community to doven (pray) or say Kaddish for, don’t hesitate to inform us. Knowing both the wonderful news and the painful news insures that our community continues to grow and bond together as one.
Did someone in your family have a baby? Get engaged? Make a bris? Be sure to let us know so we can tell the whole community!
“The world is built on acts of loving kindness”
Being Jewish is a 24-hour occupation, and the most consistent act of faith is kindness. Do you know someone who could use a Shabbat invitation? A friendly visit? A helping hand? A home-cooked meal? Please let us know right away.
“May God comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.”
A sacred obligation devolves upon every Jew – no matter his relationship to the deceased or to those mourning – to comfort survivors of the deceased. If there has been a death in the family or if there is a person sitting shiva who needs our support, please let us know.
“One who visits the sick takes away a sixtieth of their burden.”
Visiting the sick is a precious mitzvah and a way to show love, renew hope and build community. Let us know if there is someone who could use a visit and we will make the arrangements.
“The Candle of God is the soul of man.” –Proverbs
Sponsor Torah learning in memory a loved one. Tell us when you have an upcoming yahrtzeit and we will sponsor a class in their memory.
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