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Rabbi Zemel speaks to “The Magic of Sukkot” in The Washington Post

The Washington Post published a piece featuring our very own Rabbi Zemel on the magic of Sukkot– a time when “friends and family can celebrate bountiful times, even as we recall with a wisp of sadness that all breath is fleeting.” The piece cites Rabbi Zemel in its exploration of the symbolism and magic of Sukkot’s celebration […]

By |October 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Temple Micah Featured in The Jewish Week’s “Inclusive Congregations: Justice, Not Charity”

Read this beautiful piece in The New York Jewish Week by member Allison Wohl about Micah, our “inclusion with no exceptions,” and our passion for social justice and equality. We are proud to celebrate diversity, not just tolerate it.
In her words, “Social justice is a cornerstone of the synagogue’s philosophy and fabric. Two years ago, my […]

By |October 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

The Washington Post on how Jewish fans and rabbis reacted to the Nats’ Yom Kippur game times

This Washington Post piece on the conflict of interest that Jewish Nats fans experienced on Yom Kippur features our own Rabbi Zemel.
Describing the struggle that Jewish Nats fans face when the playoffs happen on Yom Kippur, the piece cites Rabbi Zemel as saying, “This is when we take stock of what our lives are really […]

By |October 17th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Micah Featured in Washington Post Piece, “Jewish community trying to make room for interfaith couples”

Temple Micah was prominently featured in a Washington Post article about the Jewish community’s attempt to address the needs of interfaith couples. The article discusses both the importance and the challenges of finding ways to make room for these couples to feel welcome in Jewish community.
The Washington Post article begins, “Heather Moran has long been an observant […]

By |August 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments