Shabbat Inspiration – by Reb Jamie Hyams

Shabbat Inspiration   by Reb Jamie Hyams, Rabbinic Student, Congregation P’nai Tikvah, June 21, 2019 Tonight, I want to think a bit about our Judeo-Christian religious landscape in this country.   Two weeks ago, we gathered to celebrate Shavuot,...

Shabbat Inspiration – Acharei Mot by Reb Jamie Hyams

Shabbat Inspiration –  Acharei Mot by Reb Jamie Hyams, Rabbinic Student, Congregation P’nai Tikvah, May 3, 2019 Shabbat shalom, It has been quite a couple of weeks…. My head is swirling with the sense that anti-Semitism is on the rise; the shooting at the Chabad...

Shabbat Inspiration – VaYekhel by Reb Jamie Hyams

Shabbat Inspiration –  VaYekhel by Reb Jamie Hyams, Rabbinic Student, Congregation P’nai Tikvah, March 1, 2019 Shabbat shalom. I am taking a really interesting class this semester entitled “Modern Jewish Ideas, Beliefs, and Practices.”  The class explores Jewish...

Shabbat Inspiration – Mishpatim by Reb Jamie Hyams

Shabbat Inspiration –  Mishpatim by Reb Jamie Hyams, Rabbinic Student, Congregation P’nai Tikvah, February 1, 2019 Shabbat shalom, I recently read a great quote  – “Pray as if everything depended on God, Act as if everything depended on you.”   We are in a...