Shabbat services are held most Friday nights at 7pm. On some weekends, we have Shabbat morning services instead. Please check the specifics on our Calendar.
Brith Sholem follows the cycle of the Jewish calendar with community observance of holidays throughout the year. We also observe the traditions of Jewish life-cycle milestones from birth through the end of life, supporting our members at each stage.
Student Rabbi-facilitated Adult Education sessions are held on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings. Check the specifics for these and our family educational programs on our Calendar. Training for Bar/Bat Mitzvah and conversion are offered on request.
At Brith Sholem, members are involved in every aspect of synagogue life, whether as community leaders, teachers, service leaders or congregants fulfilling the mitzvah of making a minyan.
As a young woman, I am frightened by the recent draft Supreme Court opinion that overturns Roe v. Wade. This opinion would abolish 50 years of court precedent that protects our fundamental right to privacy. I am shaken that my ability to make private medical decisions could soon be policed by people who will never experience the circumstances surrounding those decisions.
In this season, time is immutable. It can be questioned, but not changed. Family can be understood, but not altered. The self, in this case, the result of intergenerational trauma, must be accepted. In Russian Doll, the only way to see the good in the world is to stop looking back, to stop journeying inward, and to the wake up in the present.