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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 - July 4, 2016

Remembering Survivors – Remembering Elie Wiesel

Over the past few months sadly officiating at a number of Holocaust survivors’ funerals, I’ve become concerned. Each and every story I learn touches me deeply, shocks me when I think no more about the Shoah can, and leaves me with this awareness. We are losing more than the generation who survived. We are losing more than their memories and eyewitness accounts. We are losing the survivor generation’s courage and...

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Recent Sermons

“I Am What I Do” (Reflections following Orlando)

Shabbat Naso 5776

We have a question. After the horror in Orlando we have many questions...

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Perfect Speech

Shabbat Bemidbar 5776

Reading an article in Sports Illustrated, (May 16, 2016) I...

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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 - July 18, 2016

Condolence Notes

What can I do? That is a question that we have heard time and again this summer. One small suggestion: write a note of condolence to the Dallas or Baton Rouge Police Departments or the Castile and Sterling families. We will collect these notes from the Chizuk Amuno community and mail them on behalf of the congregation. Rav Huna, the Talmudic sage, suggested that when one is ailing, sympathy often helps more than other...

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Recent Sermons

Mountains and Laws

In the past month there have been many mountains at Chizuk Amuno, most of them having...

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Like Water on a Stone

Once there was an ordinary man named Akiba. He was born Jewish but if there has been...

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