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Clergy, Repairing The World

A Joint Statement From Rabbi Lustig and Imam Magid

Yesterday, as millions of Jews gathered in solemn prayer on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, a heavily armed gunman attempted to carry out a massacre at a synagogue in Halle, Germany. Read More  ➔


Director' Reflection: Starting A New School Year

A week before the 2019-2020 school year started, the entire faculty of the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center gathered for five days of professional development. Our educators spent countless hours thinking deeply about ways to welcome their children and families, and they prepared themselves mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.Read More  ➔


Welcome to the month of Elul

Elul, which begins on September 1 and ends on September 29, is an important month in the cycle of the Jewish year and in the life of the individual Jew. It is not important because of the holidays that occur during it, as there are none. Nor is it important because of the fast days it contains; again, there are none. Rather, as the month that leads up to the High Holy Days, Elul is a month of preparation, of introspection.  Read More  ➔