Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, August 16, 2018 / 5 Elul 5778 Aretha and Prayer Summary: Rabbi Kosak reflects on some of the things that made Aretha Franklin so special and extracts some lessons about prayer that [...]
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Above the Law – Parshat Shoftim 5778 - Rabbi Eve Posen Rules don’t always apply to everyone. There are plenty of examples in the home where decisions are meant for the younger set. Rules like “no ice cream for dessert [...]
Congregation Neveh Shalom's Back to Shul Celebration Sunday, August 26, 12:30-2:30pm Summer is coming to a close and we are coming back together as a community. Join us for music, food and fun at our annual BBQ on the [...]
Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, August 10, 2018 / 29 Av 5778 It is a Tree of Life to Them that Hold Fast to It See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse: the [...]
Go Unnoticed – Parshat Re’eh 5778 - Rabbi Eve Posen “Out of sight, out of mind” suggests that we’re going through life like infants, with no sense of object permanence, which of course is absurd. I, for one, am never [...]
Love Lift Us Up – Parshat Eikev 5778 - Rabbi Eve Posen “Love is a four-letter word.” It’s a humorous nod to the frustrations and difficulties we encounter in even our closest relationships. Perhaps the real frustration is that love [...]
Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, August 3, 2018 / 22 Av 5778 The August Menorah On Wednesday, I acquired the Chanukah menorah featured in the attached photograph. As everyone in my family lights a chanukiyah, we have [...]
How Lucky You Are – Parshat Vaetchanan 5778 - Rabbi Eve Posen There are countless conversations I’ve had with people in generations before me about how lucky I am to live in the world today, and I feel similarly about [...]
Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, July 20, 2018 / 8 Av 5778 Summary: Rabbi Kosak provides a framework of the benefit of emotion as well as some major ways people get derailed by our emotions. He then [...]
Creatures of Habit – Parshat Devarim 5778 - Rabbi Eve Posen A few year ago, the summer before Matan was born, we bought a new couch. Our old couch was still in great condition, but we expected, and rightly so, [...]