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May 27, 2022

Reflections on Jewish American Identity: David Kleinhandler

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, we spoke to Central Board Member David Kleinhandler about what Jewish American identity means to him.

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May 13, 2022

Releasing Debt this Shmita Year

“Shmita” – the Hebrew word for “release” – is the final year of a seven-year agricultural cycle outlined in ancient Jewish texts. Shmita was a time for rest and restoration during which our biblical texts mandated that the earth lie fallow.

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May 12, 2022 | Messages From Leadership | Repairing the World

A Message From Your Clergy: The Jewish Lens on Abortion Rights

We read the Supreme Court’s leaked opinion re: Roe v. Wade with deep concern last week. While the anti-abortion position is often framed as a religious imperative to preserve life, that interpretation is incomplete to the point of inaccurate, especially when it comes to Jewish tradition. 

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April 21, 2022

2022 Annual Meeting Slate of Candidates’ Biographies

This year’s meeting will be held virtually. All congregants are encouraged to attend via zoom or to watch the livestream. In accordance with Article V, Section 3(b) of the By Laws, we will vote to elect new officers and trustees and we will hear from our President, Treasurer, and Senior Rabbi.

—Jill Seigerman, Secretary

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April 20, 2022 | Messages From Leadership

Central Synagogue’s Anti-Harassment and Culture of Respect Policy

We continue in our commitment to being a role model for best-practices, further building on our existing robust policies and procedures to ensure a workplace that is free of harassment and built on a culture of respect.

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