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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 - February 1, 2015

Je suis Charlie- Je suis Juif

Je suis Charlie. In a free society, in the context of satire and commentary, we do have the right to demean or insult one another’s beliefs. We also have the responsibility not to do so, or to do so with some degree of care. Just the same, when it is expressed someone else’s affront should never define who we are. I respect that believing Muslims revere their prophet. I am sensitive to their view that mocking him...

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Recent Sermons

We Have Two Stories To Tell

Shabbat Beshalah 5775

We have two stories to tell. We must tell them both. 70 years...

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God Within

Shabbat Shemot 5775 - In Memory of Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, z"l

Here’s a game...

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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 - February 26, 2015

Touching Your Lives

Take a moment and think about one personal experience that was important to you in your engagement with Chizuk Amuno. Share what this experience was and what made it memorable. This was the assignment given recently to a group at the synagogue and the responses were varied as they were touching. Several spoke of the B’nei Mitzvah of their children and how that process connected them intimately to Chizuk. Others spoke...

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Recent Sermons

Acknowledging the Good in Dr. King's Single Garment of Destiny

It’s time to get out those plastic frogs and the tubes of fake blood because the...

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What I Know About Israel

 

One of the great gems in Baltimore is the ICJS, the Institute for Christian and...

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