Dear Women of Etz Chaim The Interfaith Outreach Committee has been invited to explore an opportunity to engage with Muslim women in the western suburbs. Whether you are a member of Sisterhood or not (yet), we invite you to collaborate with us in this potential relationship. Women from Congregation Beth Shalom and Temple B’nai Israel have expressed interest as well Below is information about Salaam Shalom, whose mission is to form chapters in the Chicago area in which Muslim and Jewish women come together for dialogue, socialization and community-building activities. The attachment includes specifics about an informational meeting Sunday, May 21st, 3:30-5:30 PM, at College of DuPage Health and Science Center, Rm 1301. COD is at…
Kohelet Yeshiva Opens Doors to K-8 and a Future for Innovation
It’s not every day that a high school is excited to introduce elementary- and middle-school students to its halls. But the tight-knit community of students and educators within the old mansion walls that originally housed Akiba Hebrew Academy in its prime — whose grand wooden staircases are often nicknamed “Hogwarts” — enters a new era …
What started on the playground ends at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard argument this morning in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, involving a Lutheran preschool, which was blocked from participating in a Missouri program that provides shredded-tire resurfacing to make playgrounds safer for kids. The case will determine whether the government can blacklist religious organizations from participating in public safety programs simply because they are religious. This is the first religious liberty case…
What Is Messianic Judaism?
Messianic Judaism is the name given to New Covenant faith in Yeshua (Jesus) as Messiah by those who are of Jewish heritage. It also invites into fellowship Gentiles who are called to embrace an expression of faith in Yeshua in a Jewish communal context. One of the most disconcerting things about the separation that has grown between Christianity and Judaism is the belief by Jewish people that Jesus contradicts and opposes Judaism. On the contrary, Yeshua Himself was Jewish, as were most of His first followers and disciples.
Fathers House 03 19 2017
Youth Pastor Chris Toms preaches on fear. The good fears, like the fear of the Lord and fear of unnecessary dangers, and a number of bad fears that hold us b...
Live from Houston, It's Shabbat at Beth Israel
Live from Houston, It's Shabbat at Beth Israel on Livestream. Welcome to Congregation Beth Israel where Jewish life is relevant, modern, and joyful! - Watch live streaming Internet TV. Broadcast your own live streaming videos, like Live from Houston, It's Shabbat at Beth Israel in Widescreen HD. Livestream, Be There.
Check Out What's Happening at Temple Beth-El!
One of the very best parts of my work on your behalf is managing and coordinating the many High Holy Day projects and seeing all of you at services. Many of you volunteer your time and hard work with passion and devotion for what you do for the congregation Our community benefits enormously from the efforts of volunteers! Every day, members of the congregation step forward to help. In big ways and in small ways they give their time, ideas and efforts. I wanted to personally thank our High Holy Day Volunteers. So many contribute their time and energy to make our services run smoothly and are spiritual for all. A big thanks to my administrative staff for stepping up and pitching in when we were short staffed. This year demonstrated the true…
How (not) to talk about religious pluralism
Over the weekend, a tweet from CNN promoted a new series called “Believer” with Reza ...
State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter
Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach took to Twitter to post an expletive-laced tweet against President Trump, according to the Associated Press. Leach, who is Jewish, was defending an unnamed Texas lawmaker after Trump made a remark about “destroying” the lawmaker’s career, the AP reported. Trump had told a Texas sheriff at a Feb. 7 White …