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Archive: July 2021

“Don’t mess with” Jerri Livingston, a determined fundraiser for breast cancer research

Posted on July 15, 2021 by Congregation Shaare Emeth

Throughout her 20 years as a breast cancer survivor, Jerri Livingston has been guided by one simple mantra: “Don’t mess with me.” Granted, it’s not necessarily the sort of saying that you’d have embroidered on a throw pillow, but those four simple words have embodied the tenacity and spirit that Jerri has brought to her Continue Reading »

Amy Pakett Bornstein’s remarks from Pride Shabbat

Posted on July 6, 2021 by Jeremy Goldmeier

Guest speaker Amy Pakett Bornstein delivered these remarks during Shaare Emeth’s Pride Shabbat Service on June 25, 2021. — Good evening and thank you, Rabbi Bearman, for that warm welcome. I am very honored to be speaking tonight. I would like to thank the Keshet committee for their invitation and for their important work in Continue Reading »

Jewish Values suggest that “We should all get the Vaccine!”

Posted on March 29, 2021 by Jeremy Goldmeier

Our tradition teaches us the importance of the value of Pikuach Nefesh – “Protecting Human Life.” We are reminded to do everything we can to protect and save human life, to encourage public health, and to work together to ensure that all people can live healthy, peaceful and fulfilled lives. We encourage every member of Continue Reading »

A message from the Shaare Emeth clergy on yesterday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol

Posted on January 7, 2021 by Jeremy Goldmeier

Dear friends, In reflecting upon the events of a long and disturbing day, we are almost without words. Never in our lifetimes could we have thought that we would witness an attack on the United States Capitol by domestic terrorists. At the same time, we are not surprised. After being baited and encouraged by the Continue Reading »

A message from the Shaare Emeth clergy

Posted on November 4, 2020 by Jeremy Goldmeier

Dear friends, Many if not most of us went to sleep last night filled with a sense of uncertainty about our nation’s future, and so most of us have awakened as well. We may not know the final results of yesterday’s election for some time. We believe that what is most important is that every Continue Reading »

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