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.

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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 - April 27, 2015

All Lives Matter

Today was Freddie Gray’s funeral, a sad gathering for his family and community, a sad event for all of us to notice, a sad occasion that should not have had to take place. In memory and reaction, the streets of Baltimore City fill with protests demanding justice and respect for all citizens. Let’s not allow any unfortunate, misguided violence following the organized protests to distract from the issue. The tragic...

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The Symbols We Honor

Shabbat Hukkat 5775

Last Friday I stood at the bimah of the Altneuschul, the Old-New...

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Environment Establishes Expectation - Inequality Instills Indignity

Shabbat Emor 5775

In his important and challenging history of Baltimore, Not In...

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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 - June 22, 2015

The Purpose of a Synagogue

What is the purpose of a synagogue? It is a Beit Knesset – a house of gathering. A place where people come together as a community, to be in community. A place where we can go when we feel the desire to be with one another. To gather to celebrate the most joyous moments of life as we have this morning – babies being welcomed into the covenant of the Jewish people, loving partnerships celebrated, religious milestones...

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Recent Sermons

The Purpose of a Synagogue

What is the purpose of a synagogue?

It is a Beit Knesset – a house of gathering...

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Still Small Voices of Baltimore

If you listened closely this week, you could hear voices. Kol demamah dakah,  still...

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