Can we be consoled?

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 97 NUMBER 2July 31, 2020Av 10, 5780PARSHAS VA’ESCHANAN Candlelighting Time 7:56 PM We emerge from the darkness of Tisha B’av in to the light of Shabbos

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Nutritional Insights

by Sara Wolfe I grew up in a home that was acutely aware of eating healthy foods.  I was raised completely vegan until my preteen years.  It was a family

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The Abyss of Distrust

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 97 NUMBER 1July 24, 2020Av 3, 5780PARSHAS DEVARIM Candlelighting Time 8:02 PM This is Shabbos Chazon, the Shabbos preceding Tisha B’av. We ‘relive’ the destruction of

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Easy come, easy go!

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 96 NUMBER 9July 17, 2020Tamuz 25, 5780PARSHAS MATTOS-MASEI Candlelighting Time 8:08 PM The nation was poised to enter into Israel and the tribes of Reuven and

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It’s No Laughing Matter

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 96 NUMBER 8July 10, 2020Tamuz 18, 5780PARSHAS PINCHAS Candlelighting Time 8:12 PM There’s an old Yiddish adage that states a person plans and Hashem laughs. It’s

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What are we doing here?

OUR COMMUNITY Ages: 15% Generation Z 25% Millennials 23% Gen X 30% Baby Boomers 7% Greatest Generation Geography – our constituents come from:  Hilltop/Lowry/Washington-Virginia Village Sloan’s Lake, Downtown, Highlands Wash

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Is Bigger Better?

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 96 NUMBER 7July 3, 2020Tamuz 11, 5780PARSHAS CHUKAS-BALAK Candlelighting Time 8:13 PM The dialogue between Bilaam and Hashem is somewhat puzzling. Initially when Balak sent messengers

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Isn’t it Priceless?

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 96 NUMBER 6June 26, 2020Tamuz 4, 5780PARSHAS KORACH Candlelighting Time 9:35 PM The tribe of Levi replaced the people in their service in the Beis Hamikdash.

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Well Deserved

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 96 NUMBER 5June 19, 2020Sivan 27, 5780PARSHAS SHELACH Candlelighting Time 8:13 PM The parsha of the spies that were sent to Eretz Yisroel is complex, very

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The Jewish Garden

“וינחהו בגן־עדן לעבדה ולשמרה…and G-d placed him in the garden of Eden, to till it and tend it.” — Genesis 2:15 It is the start of summer – for many

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Viewing the Future Through the Past

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 96 NUMBER 4June 12, 2020Sivan 20, 5780PARSHAS BEHA’ALOSCHA Candlelighting Time 8:11 PM A crisis occurs in the nation. The people are demanding meat and the situation

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The Continuum

by Rabbi Nussbaum VOLUME 96 NUMBER 10June 5, 2020Sivan 13, 5780PARSHAS NASSO Candlelighting Time 8:06 PM Last week we enjoyed a wonderful encounter with Hashem as we endeavored to delve

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