July 27, 2015

We will be installing the new synagogue phone system this week so you may experience an occasional non-working phone line for a minute or two during the cutover. Apologies in advance. If you are experiencing a telephone problem, please wait five minutes then try again.

Susan Vick

Susan Vick

Goldsmith Museum Curator

February 17, 2014

Ditto Downton

Downton Abbey is winding down its 4th season, to the dismay of devotees across the country, including yours truly. One of the attractions of the series is the conflict between tradition and the inevitable change that defines modernity. We are are familiar with this conversation:...

January 28, 2014

Leon Berg, Guest Blogger

[Thank you to Leon Berg for preparing this analysis and for giving a Museum Minute tour on January 18, parshat Yitro.) The Torah's first mention of the shofar is in the parsha, Yitro (Ex. 19:16), in which it is written that  a very loud blast of the shofar proclaimed G-d's...

December 9, 2013

Trip to National Archives on January 2, 2014

On Thursday, January 2, 2014, the Stulman Center for Adult Education and the Goldsmith Museum are co-sponsoring a trip to Washington, DC to visit the National Archives. The trip includes a visit to the current exhibit, Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage...

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