Entries by Philip Weintraub

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, […]

GO VOTE!

Good afternoon.  I’m always looking for new ways of reaching our community.  Here is a reminder to go vote today with a connection to this week’s parsha.  It’s one take, so I can’t edit it, but you get the point.

Lech Lecha!

Rabbi Philip Weintraub Congregation Agudas Israel Parshat Lech Lecha 2017 PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) — The Sasebo-based amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) rendered assistance to two distressed mariners, Oct. 25, whose sailboat had strayed well off its original course. The mariners, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, both from Honolulu, and their two dogs […]

Resilience and Lech Lecha

I’m experimenting with Facebook Live.  Love to hear your thoughts on this mini video–I think I’m supposed to turn the camera sideways next time! Resilience/journeys and Parshat Lech Lecha Posted by Rabbi Philip Weintraub on Friday, October 27, 2017

Second Sundays

What do you do on Sunday?  After the blessing of Shabbat do you run around and get all your errands done before another workweek begins? At Congregation Agudas Israel, we are turning the SECOND SUNDAY of the month into a very special social day.  Each month we have a new activity, movie, author, topic, and […]

How can we change? Yizkor 5778

YK Yizkor 5778 2017 Yom Kippur Sep 30, 2017 Rabbi Philip Weintraub Congregation Agudas Israel   In 1965 John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote: There are places I remember All my life though some have changed Some forever not for better Some have gone and some remain All these places have their moments With lovers […]