Legacy

Yom Kippur address delivered by RS President Michael Hauptman on October 9, 2019. In 1810, four men, who for 15 years had been part of an informal minyan, met in a house on Race Street to draft the bylaws and articles of worship for the nation’s first Ashkenazic congregation.  Included...

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90TH ANNIVERSARY

Yom Kippur Address delivered by RS President Michael Hauptman on September 19, 2018.  There’s a story in the Talmud about an old man planting a fruit tree by the side of the road.  A traveler walking by asks him how long it will be before that tree produces fruit. The...

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Bring Your Lamp

Yom Kippur Address delivered by RS President Michael Hauptman on September 30, 2017. Language has always been an interest of mine; how language evolves, where words come from and how language provides a window into a society or culture.  So, a book I read recently, Aphrodite and the Rabbis by...

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High Holiday Services for Families with Young Children

Rodeph Shalom’s High Holy Days Services Designed for Families with Young Children Contemporary Multi-generational Morning Services Requires a “pass”; please contact Catherine Fischer cfischer@rodephshalom.org. Rosh Hashanah: Monday, October 3, 8:30 am Yom Kippur: Wednesday, October 12, 8:30 am A full service for adults; yet a family-friendly atmosphere with children of all ages. Clergy,...

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