Zane creates images of peace and love to assist lifesaving efforts in Israel and region

In the wake of the October 7 terrorist attack against Israel and countermeasures by the Israeli Defense Force, the region faces a mounting humanitarian crisis that could exact a terrible toll on both Palestinians and Israelis.

Zane Winter and his parents Lee and Tim have shown a deep interest in Jewish life with their recent contributions to High Holy Days and Sukkot celebrations. Now, Zane, who helped build and decorate the Temple’s sukkah, is raising funds for livesaving efforts through sale of his original artworks.

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High Holidays 5784 schedule to begin with Erev Rosh Hashanah services Friday, September 15

Student Rabbi Rocki Schy will officiate High Holidays services in the sanctuary at United Hebrew Congregation and via Zoom for the New Year 5784, beginning with Erev Rosh Hashanah services at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15.

Yana Weinstein will return as soloist for Erev Rosh Hashanah and Kol Nidre. This will be her sixth High Holy Days with UHC during the past seven years.

Izaak Skillman will handle shofar duties.

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Speakers, audience, highlight acts of resistance in Yom HaShoah event at UHC sanctuary

By Debra Israel

Thanks to Scott Skillman for organizing and to Ken Turetzky for emceeing such a meaningful Yom HaShoah program April 16 in our UHC sanctuary.

The theme of the program was not only remembrance of the Holocaust and other atrocities, but learning about acts of resistance, while encouraging us to continue to resist oppression in our world today.

It was so heartening to see the sanctuary filled with supportive community members coming together, actively taking a stand against antisemitism and racism.

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