God commands us to choose life, to walk in the path of the good and of Torah.
The current crisis in Israel reminds us of the precarious nature of Jewish existence. Whenever Jews are unsafe in their own homeland, we are put on notice about the need for continual vigilance and solidarity. We thank all the members of the Upstate community for their expressions of support during this difficult time. Let us […]
Dear Congregation B’nai Israel Members, Building on the energy and joy created from a magnificent High Holiday experience with Cantor Shira Ginsburg, I have some wonderful news to share with you. During High Holidays, a very generous, anonymous donor initiated a Fund-Raising Challenge! This generous donor has pledged to match any new funds donated by […]
This has been a very busy couple of weeks for Sisterhood. On September 15, we provided the Oneg for Erev Rosh Hashanah and prepared the food for Break-the-Fast. We had over 80 people attend the Break- the-Fast. It was nice to see so many old and new faces at the temple. The bake sale is […]
High Holidays 5784: In Retrospect by Mark Packer Vice President and Ritual Committee Chair For so long, it had only been a rumor. But now it’s confirmed. Music is the language of God. Anyone who attended or watched our High Holiday services this year will agree. Along with our resident musicians (Steve Graff, Keith Jones, […]
10/2 Lorraine Wachter 10/4 Sandy Gordin 10/7 Ansley Lyon 10/7 Robert Nabow 10/12 Raeleigh McArn 10/14 Jon Lewson 10/14 Harry Price 10/17 Ira Greenfield 10/18 Lorie Ederr 10/18 Tom Barnet 10/23 Jeff Cohen 10/23 Robert Lyon 10/25 Paul Friedberg 10/26 Carl McArn 10/31 Cashlin Bost 10/31 Roxanne Gheorghiu
10/4 Anne & Steven Graff 10/23 Rachel & Christopher Brough 10/18 Jori & Dan Falcon