It was the spring of 2018 when the Temple Board, under the umbrella of the TI2020 initiative, asked a group of us a simple question: did the Temple need to renovate or expand its facilities? After a year of study, we came up with the simple answer: yes. Our committee developed a set of requirements Continue Reading »
by Ellen Strichartz I’m willing to admit that coming to Temple Isaiah was Stan’s idea and I fought him all the way! We had moved to Columbia four days before Rosh Hashanah in 1976. Because we were both raised as Conservative/Orthodox Jews, we made arrangements to attend the Conservative congregation for the High Holidays. Unfortunately, Continue Reading »
Your voice is the only democratic opportunity to influence Israeli society as we continue the Reform Movement’s efforts towards equality, pluralism, and tolerance. Choose the REFORM slate at zionistelection.org to assure liberal streams of Judaism are provided equal financial support and resources. After you vote, let us know by sending an email to VoteReform@templeisaiah.org. Learn Continue Reading »
I have been asked by many friends about my thoughts on President Trump’s Jerusalem announcement this week, and wanted to chime in to the many voices posing all kinds of reactions.