On Tuesday, April 28, thanks to the generosity of our donors, the staff at JGS Lifecare enjoyed a delicious lunch and dinner from Pizzaria Uno’s Restaurant, owned by TBE member Michael Hurwitz (pictured on right). We were able to provide meals for all staff on all three shifts, who were greatly appreciative of our support.…

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Our office is open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on Friday. To reach the office, please call (413) 733-4149.

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We send out an informative email, the TBE Daily, Monday and Thursday. This communication includes inspiring messages from Rabbi Katz and Cantor Barber, online educational and entertainment opportunities, links to interesting articles and music, and more. If you would like to be added to our email list, click here.

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Please note:  this was the sermon that I delivered this past Shabbat. Yesterday was Juneteenth, commemorating 155 years since the last American slaves were freed.  155 years.  And if I am totally honest with you – I am just waking up to what yesterday means.  In fact, I am only now discovering that July 4…

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I want to share with you a statement that was unanimously voted on by 42 members of the Minnesota Rabbinical Association. If I were living in Minnesota, I would have signed this statement. I think it is loving of Israel but appropriately critical of a possible annexation. Some might argue that American rabbis ought not…

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Sunday July 12th, 19th & 26th at 10:15am. Join us for a special series of classes with Rachel Korazim, talented teacher of Hebrew literature. While in the past Rachel has taught our group poetry, this summer she will offer a class on Sami Michael’s book A Trumpet in the Wadi. This book take place in…

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