May 21, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, May 22, 2020

Dear Friends, While it is not possible to touch or weigh the human soul, it isa real part of us as any part of our bodies. […]
May 14, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, May 15, 2020

Dear Friends, This pandemic has caused us to focus a lot on the things that we are living without. No going to restaurants, no movies, no […]
May 5, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, May 8, 2020

Dear Friends, Memory has a central place in our Jewish heritage. The Torah commands us to “remember Amalek” who viciously attacked the Israelites soon after they had […]
April 29, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, May 1, 2020

Dear Friends, Some have said that we are living through a historic event of so-called “biblical proportions.” Yes, it is as a plague that precludes our being […]
April 22, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, April 24, 2020

Dear Friends, This Wednesday Israel will commemorate its 72nd Independence Day. Not only for the people of Israel is it a day of great celebration and introspection. And […]
April 15, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, April 17, 2020

Dear Friends, The Torah speaks this week about dietary laws: those animals that are regarded as clean and acceptable for eating, and those that are regarded […]
April 7, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, April 10, 2020

Dear Friends, Often overlooked in the Passover story is the heroism of two Israelite women. We are told that the Pharaoh decreed that all Israelite male children […]
April 1, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, April 3, 2020

Dear Friends, This is going to be a very different kind of Passover. For many of us, because of the coronavirus, we will not be physically with […]
March 25, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, March 27, 2020

The Coronavirus and a Familiar Prayer There is a prayer that we recite near the end of every service that is known as the Aleynu. The […]
March 18, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, March 20, 2020

We’re told that as the plague of darkness fell upon ancient Egypt, that it was a special kind of darkness. It was a darkness not of […]
March 11, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, March 13, 2020

The coronavirus has reminded us of our limited power against forces greater than our own. Secure as we might feel on any given day, the reality is […]
March 3, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, March 6, 2020

The Coronavirus causes us all to feel a little bit vulnerable as we think and wonder: “How long will it last?” and “How far will it […]
February 26, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, February 28, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message The World Zionist Organization is the largest umbrella organization within Jewish life. Its purpose is to support Jewish life in Israel and throughout the […]
February 20, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, February 21, 2020

While the “deal of the century” is not the solution to the Israel/Palestinian conflict, it does represent an attempt to bring peace and prosperity to both […]
February 12, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, February 14, 2020

Not long ago I was meeting with a young couple who were soon to be married, and we were talking about the practice of breaking the […]
February 6, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, February 7, 2020

Our Torah reading this week tells of the Israelites finally going forth to freedom after 210 years of harsh slavery. After a series of horrible plagues that […]
January 28, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, January 31, 2020

In 1897 Theodore Herzl convened the first World Zionist Congress in Switzerland. TheWZC, also known as the Parliament of the Jewish People, comprises 500 delegates and meets […]
January 23, 2020

Rabbi Greenberg’s Message – Friday, January 24, 2020

We are all familiar with the story of the plagues that were brought upon Egypt. Repeatedly, Moses goes to Pharaoh and demands “let my people go.” But each […]
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