JCCMchemot, Parachiot

Vayakhel in a Nutshell Exodus 35:1–38:20 The name of the Parshah, “Vayakhel,” means “And he gathered” and it is found in Exodus 35:1. Moses assembles the people of Israel and reiterates to them the commandment … Read More

Ki Tisa

JCCMchemot, Parachiot

Ki Tisa in a Nutshell Exodus 30:11–34:35   The name of the Parshah, “Ki Tisa,” means “When you take” and it is found in Exodus 30:11. The people of Israel are told to each contribute … Read More


JCCMEvents, Holidays, News

Purim How-To Guide Your Purim 2024 guide contains the story of Purim, and all you need to know about the 4 mitzvahs of Purim and the other observances of the day Purim, celebrated on the … Read More


JCCMchemot, Parachiot

Tetzaveh in a Nutshell Exodus 27:20–30:10 G‑d tells Moses to receive from the children of Israel pure olive oil to feed the “everlasting flame” of the menorah, which Aaron is to kindle each day, “from … Read More

Pray for Israel


Israel was just waking up, getting ready to dance with the Torahs. Within hours, more than 1,400 people were murdered, thousands injured, and over 240 individuals abducted by terrorists. In the weeks that followed, our … Read More

Ki Tavo


Ki Tavo in a Nutshell Deuteronomy 26:1–29:8 Moses instructs the people of Israel: When you enter the land that G‑d is giving to you as your eternal heritage, and you settle it and cultivate it, … Read More



Shoftim in a Nutshell Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9 The name of the Parshah, “Shoftim,” means “Judges” and it is found in Deuteronomy 16:18. Moses instructs the people of Israel to appoint judges and law enforcement officers in … Read More

Yom Kippur

JCCMEvents, Holidays, News, Uncategorized

ATONEMENT & HOLINESS The holiest day of the year, when we reconnect with our essence, which remains faithful to G_d regardless of our behavior.t. [/cs_text] Yom Kippur Eve – Sunday, September 24th 2023 Yom Kippur … Read More