I've Always Wondered
What's With the Yellow Candles? Originally Published March 13-14, 2020.

The Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs (FJMC) created the Yellow Candle program in 1981.  The purpose is to keep alive the memory of the Six Million Jews who perished in the Holocaust.  (Your correspondent also remembers the additional six or seven million Romani, gays, Catholics, and other targets of prejudice who were slaughtered.) Twenty-four-hour memorial […]

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Religious Services
Religious Services

RELIGIOUS SERVICES, IN-PERSON, PARTICIPATION UPDATE Effective as of Friday, January 14, 2021 Everyone, except children ages 0 to 4, must be fully vaccinated to participate in-person at synagogue gatherings namely Shabbat morning services. We will continue to offer participation via ZOOM for those not able to be here in-person. Fully vaccinated requirements: Ages 5-15 should […]

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