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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 - December 4, 2014

Collecting Dreidles

Apparently I collect dreidles. I never meant to. One year before Hanukkah I received a little porcelain dreidle as a thank you gift. Things took off from there. Through the years, I have been given dreidles from all over the world. Today I own a large and varied collection. Though dreidles aren’t something I sought to collect, as I think about Hanukkah I appreciate their symbolism. The dreidle originally had nothing...

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Being Israel

Shabbat Vayishlah 5775

Which type of person are you. Do you read the instructions...

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Har Nof, Jerusalem

Shabbat Toldot 5775

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

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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 - December 9, 2014

Sunday the Rabbi Went to the Moon

It was a long flight, but I packed well, hydrated, and made it there and back in time to watch the first quarter of the Ravens game with the Brotherhood. This past Sunday the Rosenbloom Religious School second graders invited me to go to the moon with them.  Their class is called Kochavim (stars) because they are our stars, and because they spend part of their year studying Rosh Hodesh, the beginnings of the Jewish months...

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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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