Let this booklet guide you through the High Holy Days with your children with helpful suggestions for conversation points, activities, crafts and ways to make the days interesting and relevant to kids and teens of all ages.
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Congregation Gates of Prayer is a Jewish congregation dedicated to providing members with opportunities to find Kedusha (holiness within our lives) through participation in worship services, life-cycle events, educational activities for all ages, and social action programs that reflect our enduring commitment to Torah (lifelong Jewish education), Avodah (worship of God through prayer and observance), and Gemilut Chasadim (the pursuit of justice, peace, and deeds of loving-kindness).
In our efforts to realize this mission, we are committed to the principles, programs, and ideals of Reform Judaism, including:
Talmud Torah - Lifelong study of Torah for all.
Bet Knesset - Active involvement in congregational life and leadership.
Tikkun Olam - Perfecting God's world through the pursuit of justice, and improved understanding between our neighbors and ourselves.
Ahavat Yisrael - Supporting the State of Israel and the Jewish people wherever they live, beginning in our local community and extending throughout the world.
Mishpacha- Creating a warm, supportive atmosphere that promotes spiritual fulfillment and the well being of all of our congregants, all who seek to affiliate with our synagogue, and all who through their personal relationships have a significant link to our community.