November 26, 2014

Today, Wednesday, Novemeber 26, due to weather concerns there will be limited staff in the building and our schools will close at 12:30 p.m. Evening will take place as scheduled.

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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 - October 2, 2014

Holiday Expectations

In Montgomery County, officials cancelled a Harvest Festival that draws 4,000 on the first Saturday in October each year after some members of the Jewish community protested because October 4 is Yom Kippur. Now the larger community of festival participants, including agriculture-related groups and various vendors, are upset. I’ve heard similar concerns this year about Yom Kippur conflicts related to the baseball playoffs...

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Recent Sermons

Har Nof, Jerusalem

Shabbat Toldot 5775

We honor four prominent men, three of whom were rabbis, olim...

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A Greater Jewish Good

Yom Kippur Sermon - October 4, 2014

Suzy came to see me. During her teen years,...

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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 - November 18, 2014

Shalom Al Yisrael

This morning, wrapped in a blue and white striped tallit reminiscent of the Israeli flag, I led a shiva minyan in Baltimore but my mind was almost six thousand miles away in the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem. Like many of you I woke this morning to a horrific image of blood streaked across the floor of a synagogue and a worshiper still in tallit and tefillin lying dead on that floor. He was one of four men (all rabbis)...

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Recent Sermons

What I Know About Israel

 

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

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Love and Loss

We start the Torah again tomorrow but there are aspects of our Jewish experience...

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