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Engaging a New Generation

03/03/2023 12:00:04 PM


Rabbi Thomas Louchheim

Dear Friends,    Religious communities must re-evaluate what works and what does not as we engage with a generation of younger Jews who make up 20% of our population. Gen Z represents Americans who are between age 15 and 26. The Jews in this group have a high affiliation with family and family values and support their identity as cultural Jews and not religious Jews. Many are atheists and agnostics and have little knowledge of Jewish...Read more...

Fulfilling A Vision & A Dream

03/02/2023 05:00:55 PM


Rabbi Thomas Louchheim

Below is a d'var Torah Rabbi Louchheim delivered at the January Board of Trustees Meeting on Parashat Bo.   “The Eternal spoke to Moses, ‘Go to Pharaoh….”   In Ukraine more than 200 years ago, Rabbi Nachman of Breslov delivered his sermon on Parashat Bo to a shivering congregation under a leaky roof. He told his community that Moses did not go to the person, Pharaoh, but went to paruah instead. Paruah, according to the...Read more...
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