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Rabbi Ron Shulman

Rabbi Ron Shulman

I came to Chizuk Amuno Congregation in July 2004 to serve as this synagogue community’s seventh Senior Rabbi. Teaching is the rabbinic role I find most enjoyable. Celebrating and observing the sacred, personal moments...

Latest Blog Post - August 24, 2014

Our Symbolic Center

I read recently that TripAdvisor has named the Mickve Israel synagogue in Savannah, Georgia as the most popular travel attraction in the state. Locals attribute this to surprise. Visitors to Savannah don’t expect to find a Jewish community in that part of the country. Many of us often include synagogue visits when we travel. On our family’s vacation this summer we visited the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island...

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Recent Sermons

Affirmed

Shabbat Re'eh 5774

Sometimes it’s hard to pay attention. We’ve all experienced this...

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Borders

Shabbat Pinhas 5774

We monitor lots of concern about borders these days. As a result...

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Rabbi Deborah Wechsler

Rabbi Deborah Wechsler

Rabbi Wechsler has touched the lives of many members of our community through her intellect, warmth, compassion and commitment to the ideals of Conservative Judaism. As the first woman to serve as rabbi of Chizuk Amuno...

Latest Blog Post - August 26, 2014

Returning in Elul

If there were one place to which you could return where would it be? If there were one person to whom you could return who would it be? If you could return a thing what would it be? If you could return to one moment in your life what would it be? Hodesh Tov! Tonight begins the month of Elul, a time of preparation and anticipation for the High Holidays. The theme of the High Holidays is teshuvah, returning. In his study...

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Recent Sermons

The Function of Freedom

If you had to choose one word to represent this month, this holiday, this endeavor...

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940 Shabbatot

Those of you who follow the shul on Facebook, which you all should, know that this...

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