connecTIon Goes Crazy for Hamentashen!

If you could put anything into a hamentashen, what filling would you choose? This week participants were faced with just this question as connecTIon, Temple Isaiah’s 20s/30s group, held a hamentashen bake. With nearly 20 options, everyone was able to get creative with their combinations. The options ranged from traditional (apricot, raspberry, poppy) to contemporary […]

Sisterhood Brings All Ages Together for Pizza Bingo

TI Sisterhood recently ushered in an old favorite that had not made an appearance here for nearly a decade: Bingo Night! The evening did not disappoint, if all the smiles, high-fives, squeals of joy, and ‘Oh yeah’s’ were any indication — from the 150+ Bingo players, ranging in age from 5 to 95. Twenty games […]

Taking Care of the Family

Rabbi Daniel Plotkin Recently I participated in a discussion on social media among fellow Rabbis about the concept of maternity leave. The first thing that struck me was that I was surprised at how many of my female colleagues have had trouble getting maternity leave as part of their contracts. Even more surprising to me, […]