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  • Tragedy in Pittsburgh
    Dear North Shore Synagogue Family, Hamakom yenakhem etekhem betokh shaar avelay tziyon v’Yirushalayim. May God comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. This traditional line we recite as mourners come into our midst is a line today permeating the entire Jewish world. Together weOctober 30, 2018
  • Being Alone With God (Rabbi Maimin)
    This month, we find ourselves once again at the beginning of the Torah, our sacred story. Again, this year, we re-encounter our origin stories: Creation, Adam and Eve, the Great Flood, the Tower of Babel. After the world has been created, and destroyed, and then repopulated, we arrive at theOctober 5, 2018
  • Picket Fences (Rabbi Shalhevet)
    A television series titled, Picket Fences ran on CBS from 1992 -1996. I am dating myself for sure, but it’s worth it. David E. Kelly, producer and writer of Chicago Hope, Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, The Practice and others also created this one. Mr. Kelly writes wonderful dialogue withSeptember 1, 2018
  • Descartes, Rambam, Science and God (Cantor Cotler)
    We find ourselves living in a time rife with scientific conflict. It seems that there are camps that believe in global warming or do not. There are those who believe in vaccinations, and those who find them to be ineffective, or even dangerous. As we approach our most austere, contemplative timeSeptember 1, 2018
  • L’Shanah Tovah from Scott Fisher, NSS President
    Dear Fellow Congregants, I hope during this High Holy Day season of self-reflection, renewal and new beginnings, this letter finds you and your family well. As I pause for personal self-reflection on my first year as president and the many simchas we celebrated and challenges we faced together, ISeptember 1, 2018