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CONGREGANT TURNED TEACHER: an interview with karen neinstein

05/01/2022 12:49:54 PM


Rabbi Liora Alban

Although Karen Neinstein has been a PTS member since 2016, she only recently took on a new role at...Read more...

standing with ukraine

03/24/2022 10:05:02 AM


Rabbi Dan Feder

The tragedy unfolding before our eyes in Ukraine continues to fill us with shock and horror. The sounds we hear of attacks from video clips pain our souls. The pictures on television hurt our hearts. And the testimonies from those who have endured the suffering echo in...Read more...

if i am not for myself

03/24/2022 10:04:42 AM


Karen Wisialowski


The jocks in my high school used to throw pennies at their less...Read more...

two journeys, one destination

03/01/2022 02:14:44 PM


Andi Zussman & Heidi Schell

How Compassion from Others Led us to Mitzvah Meals

Andi's Story
My mom’s sudden death in August 2019 left me and my family in shock....Read more...


02/01/2022 01:12:01 PM


Allison Steckley

Director of Early Childhood Education

Spending time outside in nature is one of the most powerful ways to relieve stress and anxiety. The same goes for children, especially in terms of their mental health and cognitive...Read more...

Finding awe in the new year

01/02/2022 04:58:34 PM


Rabbi Liora Alban

Over the last two years, walking has become more a part of my daily routine than it ever had been. It began in March of 2020 when I felt trapped in quarantine and needed a safe outlet to escape the four walls of my home. In...Read more...

hanukkah message

12/01/2021 05:18:25 PM


Cantor Anna Zhar

The months are getting colder as we approach the warmth of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. There is so much violence around the world and we are still in the middle of a pandemic. We are all not sure what is going on in...Read more...

tikkun olam

11/01/2021 05:15:50 PM


Rabbi Lisa Delson

Did you ever want to know how I came to care so much about Tikkun Olam? It all started on a spring day in 1996 at Temple Israel in Columbus, Ohio at a car wash. Back then, the idea of Mitzvah Day was something fairly new...Read more...

If abraham & sarah could take that first step, we can too

10/01/2021 05:08:27 PM


Rabbi Dan Feder

This year, I focused my preparation for the Days of Awe by focusing on how we might begin our lives. And it became the focus of our Yom Kippur Panel Discussion, led by our deep and thoughtful participants, Nathaniel...Read more...

Fri, May 20 2022 19 Iyar 5782