Congregation P’nai Tikvah – 2-3 Menachem Av 5776  – August 5-6, 2016

Hope for the Future

Parashot Matot uMas’ei  

In this week’s Torah portion, the Israelites arrive at the Jordan River after forty years of wandering in the wilderness. They have more to do and more to experience before they are ready to enter the Promised Land, but the wandering from place is now behind them. It is approximately 3,916 years since the Israelites arrived at the Jordan River, and here we are, arriving at the Indigo Valley Community Center.

Like the ancient Israelites, we are also not at the end of our journey. I am here as your Interim Rabbi. I am serving together with Cantor Marla and Tim and Bill, and I will be standing on the shoulders of Rabbi Mintz, looking out over the horizon as our congregation prepares for the continuing search to identify just the right rabbi to serve as your permanent rabbi for years to come. Read More…