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An “Av” with an Important Message

The month of Av carries with it a unique intensity (especially this year) different from every other month of the year.  We experience heavy mourning on Tisha B’av itself and minimally, we are uncomfortable with the life-style changes we adopt during the first 8 days of Av. 

Putting the Hagadah Aside

It is such an important night, an opportunity to inspire and spiritually invigorate our children, family and friends.  But how will we do it?  What’s our approach?  How will we appeal both to the young and the older, reach the educated and uninformed?  Perhaps these are questions

6 Years Since Our First Event!

We’ll be hosting a Six-Year-Anniversary Shabbatone this Weekend in Honor of the Occasion We have wonderful memories of our Kick-off event with Rav Dovid Weinberg (see features picture with the group). Below you can read the first ever email Dvar Torah that we sent out before the

Special Shiur for Parshah Lech Lecha

This is a special shiur for Parshah Lech Lecha as preparation for our upcoming Shabbaton in honor of Reb Shlomo Carlebach’s yarzheit. We ask the question why isn’t the land of Canaan mentioned by name when Hashem tells Abraham to go and why is Abraham selected to

Is There a Place for Joy on Rosh Hashana?

After the terror attack in our community, Adam’s own Miriam Leichman, decided that the community was in need of words of strength and chizuk, specifically in the area of Bein Adam L’chavero commandments between Jew and their fellow.  She initiated a project in which every day for

The Goodness of God on Tisha B’Av???

We sit on the floor while listening to Megillat Eichah.  The shul’s light are dimmed.  The prayers are mournful.  The Parochet on the Aron Kodesh is missing.  Friends do not greet one another.  It is the darkest and saddest night of the Jewish year. In the middle

Torat Chessed

We read the Book of Ruth on Chag HaShavuot.  At first glance it seems like a strange choice.  The storyline of Rut has little or nothing to do with Revelation and standing at Sinia, the main theme of the holiday.  What is the reason why the Rabbis