Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Dear Temple Sinai Family,

I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe. Believe it or not – Passover is here. Passover begins this Saturday evening, March 27. So we only have a few days left to get ourselves and our homes ready for our Springtime Festival of Unleavened Bread. To help you get ready for Pesach, I invite you to join me for Wednesday Night Live this week for our “Preparing for Passover” discussion at 7:00pm on Zoom. I look forward to answering all of your questions as we discuss and share Passover practices and traditions, seder tips, and much more. We will continue to discuss our favorite parts of Passover at our Thursday Lunch Discussion on March 25 at 12:30pm on Zoom.
As you prepare for Passover, if you are hosting a Zoom seder and would be open to additional guests, please let us know. If you are looking to join a Zoom seder for the first night of Passover, please let us know and we will try to match everyone up.

I hope you will join us on the second night of Passover – Sunday, March 28 – for our on-line Congregational Passover Celebration. Cantor Colman, Avital and I will be joined by Rabbi Cohn as we lead our live Passover celebration that will include readings and songs from the Hagaddah, as well as an interactive discussion of the story and themes of our holiday. All are welcome to join us. A registration form is attached. We are also very excited to host our annual LGBTQ Interfaith On-Line Seder on Monday, March 29.
One more special note about this week. I want to wish a very happy and healthy 100th birthday to Joan Oppenheim (3/24) and Harold Victor (3/27). We are so excited for you and wish you many more years of health and happiness. Mazal Tov!

I want to thank everyone who participated in our “Sinai Soiree in Slippers” – thank you for all of your support! A huge TODAH RABBAH to our Gala Committee and Liz Yager for all of their hard work.

It was great to see so many congregants on Sunday for our “Matzah, Manischewitz, & Macaroons” Passover Pick-Up. I want to thank our generous sponsors who made this happen. Finally, I want to wish everyone a very happy and meaningful Passover!

Chag Sameach!

Rabbi Daniel Sherman