April 14, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, April 15, 2022

Dear Friends, The week I got an unexpected phone call from one of my former congregants in Ukraine. Though I had not seen him in 25 years, […]
April 7, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, April 8, 2022

Dear Friends, This morning I hid the newspaper from my children, again. I feel uncomfortable with my children eating breakfast cereal and looking at the front-page picture […]
April 7, 2022

Rock Shabbat

March 31, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, April 1, 2022

Dear Friends, This past week I joined 400 Reform Rabbis for a conference in San Diego. This was the first in-person conference of the CCAR in three […]
March 24, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, March 25, 2022

Dear Friends, This week we mourn the loss of America’s first female Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. Albright broke the glass ceiling for women in national leadership. Like […]
March 21, 2022

Yom HaShoah Service

March 17, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, March 18, 2022

Dear Friends, This week I traveled with eighteen New York rabbis to the Ukrainian border to bring medical supplies and hope to Refugees in Poland. At a […]
March 16, 2022

19 NY rabbis head to Poland to distribute food, medical aid to Ukrainian refugees

New York rabbis who went to Poland with bags of supplies to help Ukrainian refugees say the sheer number of people “defies the imagination.” NBC New York’s Pei-Sze Cheng reports.
March 13, 2022

New York-Based Rabbis Heading to Poland to Help Ukraine War Victims

The group of local rabbis will head to Warsaw, Poland, before stopping in several cities en route to the border city of Przemysl to help Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war and their homeland. NBC New York’s Pei-Sze Cheng reports.
March 12, 2022

19 NY rabbis head to Poland to distribute food, medical aid to Ukrainian refugees

Delegation organized by the UJA-Federation of New York will also provide rabbinical support to Jews fleeing Russia’s invasion.
March 10, 2022

Let’s Talk About Israel

March 10, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, March 11, 2022

Dear Friends, On Saturday night, Motzi Shabbat (after Shabbat), I will be boarding a plane to fly to the Ukrainian/Polish border to assist refugees who are in desperate […]
March 10, 2022

The Women’s Wander

March 9, 2022

Adult Learning with Rabbi Wilfond

March 7, 2022

Area Rabbi Reflects on Invasion of Ukraine

Does good always win over evil? We find ourselves asking that question as we watch the desperate situation evolve in Ukraine. Rabbi David Wilfond, senior rabbi at Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford, believes that it does.
March 4, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, March 4, 2022

Dear Friends, I was moved to see more than 450 people come together on Wednesday night for a session about the War in Ukraine and how […]
February 17, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, February 18, 2022

Dear Friends, The daily news about the growing possibility of a Russian invasion of Ukraine has me concerned. I served as a Rabbi for the Reform […]
February 10, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, February 11, 2022

Dear Friends, It saddens me to write to you about antisemitism in our backyard. Last week a swastika was scrawled at the John Jay Middle School […]