Entries by Philip Weintraub

Hey, where did the rabbi go?

I’m reposting from my personal blog, because I think it is important for you all to see what inspired me, and is helping me grow my rabbinate.  Recently I had the opportunity to study Torah with friends, colleagues and teachers from JTS.  The few days at Pearlstone were so powerful for me.  They helped me […]

Hanukkah celebrations

Over the last few nights we’ve celebrated Hanukkah as a community. Each night we’ve celebrated and honored members of the community with different backgrounds and roles. We thanks them for their hard work!

How do we wrestle the Holy One?

Today is #GivingTuesday.  Support us by offering your two cents, or two dollars, or two hundred, or two thousand! Follow-up to my video: To be a Jew is to declare oneself part of a Jewish community.  It is to pay your dues.  One cannot really be Jewish alone.  One must affiliate; one must connect; one […]

Interfaith Thanksgiving

How do we support one another? On November 19, on Benkard Ave, I stood with a dozen local clergy members and almost 100 members of our Newburgh communities.  At St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, we heard beautiful music and had fellowship together.  We heard words from Isaiah, Psalms, and Corinthians–from the Hebrew Bible and […]

PJ library

Looking forward to offering our thanks with PJ library tomorrow at 10:30am in the Copans Library. We will start with Havdalah, do a craft, sing songs, read PJ library books and have coffee for the grownups and donuts for everyone! Hope you have as much fun as we do!

What are you doing Sunday?

Join us this Sunday at 2PM to hear from Jen Glantz.  She is hilarious and entertaining. Jen Glantz is the brains behind the business, Bridesmaid for Hire, the heart behind the blog, The Things I Learned From, and the main character inside of the Amazon-best selling book, All My Friends are Engaged. Her new book, Always a Bridesmaid for Hire, […]