Welcome to Passover 2021 ~ 15 Nisan 5781

After a year of celebrating Jewish holidays in our homes, we are finally getting ready to march out of Egypt and leave those pesky plague/plagues behind. After a year of virtual celebrations, many of us have been immunized, and we are ready to step outside our homes and begin gathering...

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March is National Women’s History Month

In my continuing effort to share information on Social Justice issues from the Religious Action Center (RAC), I would like to welcome you all to the month of March, and the celebration of Women’s History Month. Growing out of the celebration of ‘International Women’s Day’ first commemorated in 1913, President...

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President’s Message: February 18, 2021

Keeping Current with the RAC Initiatives Re: Covid Relief Bill currently being discussed in the U.S. House of Representatives In my last message, I shared some information from The Religious Action Center and I would like to continue sharing some of the political and legislative outreach that continues on behalf of...

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President’s Message: Feb. 4th, 2021

Dear Congregants, In each e-KI we share a link to the weekly update from the Religious Action Center (RAC), the political and legislative outreach arm of Reform Judaism in the United States. My hope is that, as a congregation immersed in Tikkun Olam, particularly at a local level, our congregants...

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When can we reopen?

Every day I am hearing about another friend or family member who received their Vaccine or at last the first dose of the Vaccine. I admit to feeling a little envious, that their safety net has arrived and they may feel less nervous about moving freely back into the world....

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How Your KI President Keeps Busy During the Pandemic

Dear Congregants, I must admit that being a Congregational President during this pandemic has been challenging; but staying masked and working around Covid-19 has not stopped me from keeping in touch with what is happening at KI. I thought you might appreciate a glimpse of the meetings and programs I...

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President’s Message: December 17, 2020.

Dear Congregants, As a current member of WKI Sisterhood, and a past-President of our Sisterhood, I was asked to say a few words at Sisterhood Shabbat this year. I invite you all to our Shabbat Service on December 18th Who isn’t familiar with Peter Yarrow’s song “Light One Candle” first...

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HAPPY #TogetherApart HANUKKAH!

Dear Congregants, When we officially closed our building to our normal flow of programming and services, we had to brainstorm unique new ways to celebrate our holidays and Shabbat Services and still feel like we were together. Our Clergy created beautiful High Holy Day worship services and our Shabbat Services...

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Giving Thanks

As a Jewish Community, we celebrate many holidays that are focused around food and dining together. We celebrated Passover “pandemic style” in April and next week we will be celebrating Thanksgiving “pandemic style.” For most of us that means planning a very quiet dinner that only includes the people currently...

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