We’re proud of Jamie Hyams, our Development Director, who received her rabbinic ordination in 2021 from the Academy for Jewish Religion | CA. We’ve asked Rabbi Jamie to occasionally share her perspective with our community. Jamie can be reached for questions, comments, or further dialogue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In biblical times, Shavuot was a rite marking the spring agricultural season. Each day from Passover to Shavuot, there was a verbal counting of the harvest period. Over time the idea developed that each day of this…Read More
Back in 1897, the directive to charge no interest inspired the community leaders who founded Hebrew Free Loan to help others become and remain self-sufficient. Mishpatim is the foundation of Hebrew Free Loan…Read More
The holiday of Hanukkah recalls events from thousands of years ago which still feel incredibly relevant today. At its core, Hanukkah is about miracles, faith and Jewish identity…Read More