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Rosh Hashanah Message From Our Rabbi

09/14/2023 09:39:02 AM


Shalom Beth Am Family,

Every year around this time, we dust off our shofars readying them for Rosh Hashanah. Little do we know, the shofar is more thRead more...

Passover Message From Rabbi Robbie

04/15/2022 09:20:51 AM


To my Temple Beth Am family,

When I think back on Seders of my past, my mind drifts to images of matzah ball soup served in my mother’s fine china,Read more...

Learn With Rabbi Robbie

01/20/2022 06:00:21 AM


Shalom Beth Am family,

With all that has happened in Texas and beyond, I think it is important for us to have time to process. Now more than ever, wRead more...

A Call For Tikkun Olam From Rabbi Robbie

12/16/2021 08:05:19 AM


Shalom everyone,

This time of year always brings out the best and most charitable parts of us. I have fond memories of volunteering at soup kitchensRead more...

Chanukah is a time of joy!!!

11/28/2021 01:13:20 PM


Shalom Beth Am Family,
Chanukah calls to mind latkes, menorahs, and dreidels. It also calls to mind memories of family gatherings to exchange preseRead more...

Learning With Rabbi Robbie

10/06/2021 07:15:35 AM


Shalom Beth Am family,

Now that all of the holy days have concluded, it is now time for us to work on those Rosh Hashanah resolutions. One of mine waRead more...

Rosh Hashanah Message From Rabbi Robbie

09/05/2021 04:05:05 PM


Dear Beth Am Family,

At this time of year in our bakeries, we find the unique shape of the challah only to be used at the dawn of the new year – ThRead more...

Passover Message From Rabbi Robbie

03/27/2021 12:08:38 PM


Happy Passover to my Temple Beth Am family,

There are so many wonderful symbols that we all will have at our Seder tables this evening! Each of themRead more...

God, Can You Hear Me? - Rabbi Robbie's New Series

01/07/2021 09:36:22 AM


“What does the Kaddish mean? Why do we even say it, anyway? And with the prayer for healing, what's that called … the Micha-mayrach (or whatever Read more...

Life After Death?

11/10/2020 03:18:38 PM


Shalom all,
Are you someone that questions whether every mysterious door creak or awkward light flicker in your house is a message from beyond? PerRead more...

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5781: Lessons From The Pandemic

09/21/2020 08:29:36 AM


Rabbi Robbie Weiner


             So, I don’t know about any of you, but family dinner has definitely changed. What used to be dining for two while the children ate around their own activity schedules has now become dining with the whole family on a regular basis. And...Read more...

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5781: Be Like The Bean

09/21/2020 08:25:33 AM


Rabbi Robbie Weiner


A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed that as one problem was solved a new one arose. Her mother listened, but did...Read more...

Rosh Hashanah Message From Rabbi Robbie

09/18/2020 01:43:38 PM


In the first day of the month of Tishrei, there shall be a sacred gathering. On Read more...

Preparation Message From Rabbi Robbie

09/14/2020 01:56:07 PM


Shalom my Temple Beth Am Family,
As the sun set this past Saturday evening, w

Our Rabbi's Thoughts After George Floyd

06/05/2020 07:29:36 AM


To my Beth Am family,
I am angry. I am frustrated. I am absolutely outraged. Watching the footage of the murderous attack on George Floyd, makes meRead more...

Rabbi Weiner's Passover Message

04/08/2020 11:19:08 AM


My Beth Am Family,

“Mah Nishtanah… Why is this night different…?”

Such a ringing part of our Passover experience. We have heard these words Read more...

Shabbat Bashamayim Instructions - March 27th

03/27/2020 07:32:36 AM


Shalom Everyone,
I hope you are again excited to participate in Tefilah Bashamayim – Services In The Heavens (a.k.a. Services online). If you haRead more...

How Can I Help?

03/24/2020 12:03:06 PM


Shalom everyone,
I truly hope that you are doing okay. Perhaps by now, many of you have become accustomed to new routines. However, I totally undeRead more...

Cancellation of Test 2

03/18/2020 08:50:35 PM



Shalom Everyone,

I just wanted to take this opportunity to say tRead more...

Instructions For Services This Friday Using Zoom

03/18/2020 07:15:06 AM



Shalom Everyone,

All of us are well aware of the need to practRead more...

Shabbat Shalom On This Special Shabbat

03/13/2020 07:03:03 PM


Shalom Everyone,
As the sun begins to set, we will celebrate the Shabbat apart from one another. In thinking about what that means for us as a sacrRead more...

Vandalism in Yorktown

01/04/2020 03:20:36 PM


Shabbat Shalom Beth Am Family, 
It is with a heavy heart that I share this news with all of you. Over the past 24 hours, there was a string of vanRead more...

Calling All Adult Learners!!! The Rabbi Wants You!!!!

10/02/2019 12:18:07 PM


To My Beth Am Family,
One of my favorite parts of my job is to travel on the journey of Bar/Bat Mitzvah with one of our young people. At the beginnRead more...

Shanah Tovah From Beth Am

09/27/2019 06:31:11 AM


To my Temple Beth Am family,

In just a few days, we will usher in the Jewish New Year of 5780. The great shofar will sound in synagogues around the wRead more...

Thoughts After San Diego

04/27/2019 06:21:12 PM


My Beth Am Family,
In case you have not heard, just a short time ago, shots rang out again in a synagogue just north of San Diego. Hearing this newRead more...

Rabbi Weiner's Passover Message

04/19/2019 07:17:43 AM


Dear Beth Am Family,

With Passover on the horizon, we soon will ask our questions, eat our matza, and drink our cups of wine, celebrating our peopleRead more...

Event At Out Local Islamic Center

03/21/2019 07:28:12 AM


Shalom Beth Am Family, 

As I mentioned prior to Purim, the story of this holiday reminds us that hatred and bigotry need to be confronted in all itsRead more...

A Purim Message After Christchurch

03/15/2019 10:59:14 AM


To my Beth Am community,
Again, I am writing to you after an act of hatred. Again, I am writing to you after someone viciously attacked a group in Read more...

Chanukah Wishes From Rabbi Robbie

12/02/2018 07:42:42 AM


Shalom Beth Am Family,

Tonight, as the sun sets, we will gather around our menorahs and light our first candles. We will bask in their warmth and gloRead more...

Where to go from here?

10/30/2018 02:33:39 PM


“To act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with Adonai.” – Micah 6:8

These words keep ringing in my ears as I reflect on the anti-Semitic atroRead more...
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