Nasso 5780 – Youth Tefillah Blog

This week’s Torah portion is Nasso. In this week’s portion, we learn about a very important blessing. This blessing is called, “the priestly blessing.”

Shavuot 5780 – Youth Tefillah Blog

On Shavuot, we remember how lucky we are, how fun it is to learn, and being together. It is one of the pilgrimage festivals and one of the best of the year!

Bamidbar 5780 – Youth Tefillah Blog

This week’s Torah portion is Bamidbar, the first week of a new book of the Torah! Each book is a chance to start over and learn even more!

Behar-Behukotai 5780 – Youth Tefillah Blog

This week’s Torah portion is Behar-Behukotai. In it, we learn about something really important, the difference between doing a good thing and a bad thing.

Emor 5780 – Youth Tefillah Blog

This week’s Torah portion is Emor. In this portion, we learn all about the holidays! Each of us has times that special to us.

Aharei Mot-Kedoshim 5780 – Youth Tefillah Blog

This week’s Torah portion is Aharei Mot. In our portion, we learn about a special place called the Mishkan. (Can you say Mishkan?) This place was kind of like a synagogue, but it was a big tent that could move from place to place. In the Mishkan there was a big box called the Aron (can you say Aron?) which is also called an Ark. In this box was something really special.

Tazria-Metzora 5780 – Youth Tefillah Blog

This week’s Torah portion is a double portion! It is a combination of both portions Tazria and Metzora. In them, we learn about what happens when people are sick.

Two Fields, Two Kinds of Needs | Moed Katan 2a

This is a part of 2019’s Passover Talmud Study Series. To start our Talmud learning, we are told about two different types of fields and the permissibility of watering them during the intermediate days of a holiday. For some context, intermediate days are the middle days of a long holiday like Passover or Sukkot, we call them Read More…

Shabbat Shiur – Hilkhot Hanukkah (12/1/18)

Shabbat Shiur – Hilhot Hanukkah | December 1st, 2018 at 12:45 pm at Congregation Beth Shalom. Our discussion will start with learning the laws from the Shukhan Arukh. This code of Jewish law from the 16th century is the starting place for most modern halakhic discussions. We will look through the laws and explore how we might Read More…

Shabbat Morning Discussion Service (12/22/18)

Shabbat Morning Discussion Service | December 22nd, 2018 at 10:30 am in the Weinberg Pavillion at Congregation Beth Shalom. Rabbi Seth Adelson leads a discussion-oriented service for all ranges of davener, from the uninitiated to the veterans. We seek meaning behind the words and personal connections within tefillah. All are welcome!