Rock the (Jewish) Vote!

“Give ear O heaven… let the earth hear the words…” In this week’s Torah portion, Ha’azinu, Moses calls upon heaven and earth to witness this important moment in Jewish history.  According to commentators the use of heaven and earth as witnesses is common in near eastern literature and forms what...

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Mindfulness and Spirituality: Join Us for Selichot

This Saturday we welcome a powerful guest speaker and teacher of spirituality to help us kick-off the High Holy Days with Selichot. “Going Long, Going Deep: Delving into Our Souls as We Delve into a New High Holy Day Prayerbook” with Rabbi Rex Perlmeter on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8pm We will...

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Memorial Service for Lee Stanley

Please join us as we share memories of our beloved Lee Stanley at a Memorial Service on Sunday, September 14 at 2pm in our Sanctuary Our community mourns the passing of Lee Stanley, a man who was better than almost anyone I know at finding and expressing joy. The music...

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Crowd Sourcing Sermon

Crowdsourcing Sermon August 29 Sermon For this summer’s sermons, we’d like to incorporate your perspectives. The clergy will pose a question at the beginning of each week. Your responses to the question will help inform the sermon for that week. Please respond to the August 29 sermon topic: “Have you...

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Remembering Lee Stanley

Lee Stanley is remembered for keeping traditions alive at RS. Mike Newall of the Philadelphia Inquirer (August 19, 2014) wrote: “To the members of Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Lee Stanley was a keeper of history – a beloved, rumpled man who wore a straggly beard and oversize suits, and kept at...

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Crowdsourcing Sermons

Crowdsourcing Sermon August 22 Sermon For this summer’s sermons, we’d like to incorporate your perspectives. The clergy will pose a question at the beginning of each week. Your responses to the question will help inform the sermon for that week. Please respond to the August 22 sermon topic: “Have you...

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Crowdsourcing Sermon

Crowdsourcing August 15 Sermon For this summer’s sermons, we’d like to incorporate your perspectives. The clergy will pose a question at the beginning of each week. Your responses to the question will help inform the sermon for that week. Please respond to the August 15 sermon topic: “What are your...

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Crowdsourcing Sermon

Crowdsourcing August 8 Sermon For this summer’s sermons, we’d like to incorporate your perspectives. The clergy will pose a question at the beginning of each week. Your responses to the question will help inform the sermon for that week. Please respond to the August 1 sermon topic: “Besides your physical...

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