Board, volunteers produce Temple improvements in time for holidays

By Debra Israel and Terry Fear

United Hebrew Congregation board members and volunteers approached the High Holidays with busy preparation.

We’re deeply involved in restoration, maintenance and security projects, the gratifying result of both monetary contributions and volunteer efforts of many individuals.

Next time you visit the synagogue, look around and view the improvements you have helped achieve!

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During the month of Elul, take accounting of your soul, and the congregation’s

By Betsy Frank

Once again, the month of Elul is upon us and at the end of September, Rosh Hashanah.

This yearly cycle gives us all the opportunity for cheshbon hanefesh, or engaging in an audit or accounting of the soul. This accounting provides us the time to consider how we might improve our personal lives and rectify wrongs done to others.

Personal soul audits are not the only audits we can perform. Our congregation also looks at its collective soul, which is grounded in UHC’s mission statement. What have we accomplished as a congregation? What more can we do to live out our mission statement?

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Student Rabbi Remy Liverman begins term at UHC

By Student Rabbi Remy Liverman

Shalom, all!

My name is Remy Liverman and I am delighted a to be joining United Hebrew Congregation as your student rabbi for the coming year.

A little about my personal background: I was born in Montreal and raised in Toronto, Canada. My family and I were active members of Temple Sinai in the greater Toronto area, and I spent my summers at Camp Northland B’nai B’rith in northern Ontario.

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