Have a Sweet New Year!

Have a Sweet New Year!

Would it be Rosh HaShanah without honey? Clearly not! Dipping apple slices in honey is a beloved Jewish tradition. Apples are traditionally thought have healing properties, and honey signifies the eternal wish for a Happy New Year. This year, for the first time...
Zoom Talmud

Zoom Talmud

Rabbi Marcy Greene leads Zoom Talmud at 11 a.m. Sundays. There’s lots of lively conversation and plenty of room on the computer screen for both learned scholars and interested beginners. September’s Schedule: Sept. 6: Perkei Avot – Ethics of Our...
Rescuing Dogs Is G-d’s Work, Too!

Rescuing Dogs Is G-d’s Work, Too!

Rescuing dogs is the least-glamorous job in the whole world, but it’s G-d’s work. Over the last several years, Alaina Rosenblatt has strode purposefully into city shelters to pull dogs off death row. She’s advocated for and rescued dogs from horrific...
Pull Up a Chair for Virtual Rosh HaShanah Seder

Pull Up a Chair for Virtual Rosh HaShanah Seder

Pull up a virtual chair at The L’Chaim Center’s online Rosh HaShanah Seder (yes, you heard that right) from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20. Rabbi Greene will cover themes and sumbols of the holiday period, prays, poetry, songs and jokes. But you needn’t partake...
Tisha B’Av: The Lowest Point of the Calendar

Tisha B’Av: The Lowest Point of the Calendar

We approach the lowest point on the Jewish liturgical calendar, the holiday that commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples. But, The L’Chaim Center has a plan for dealing with both COVID-19 and Tisha B’Av called Zoom. Resiliency is our...