The Torah Portion for this Shabbat is Behar

The Torah portion for this week’s Shabbat is Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2). It contains commandments about the Sabbatical Year and the Jubilee Year, about the redemption of land and houses, about assisting fellow Israelites, about slavery, and about forbidding idolatry. The Haftarah is Jeremiah 32:6-27. It relates a parable about how Jeremiah purchased land in Judea … [Read more…]

Coming Jewish Holidays

Rosh HaShanah ¬† ¬†Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year’s Day, will be observed from the evening of Sunday, September 9, through the evening of Tuesday, September 11. More information will be forthcoming.  

Lake Park Synagogue News

Rabbi Joel Dinin began serving as Lake Park Synagogue’s spiritual leader on Aug. 1. He is shown here at right with his wife Sarah. They have two children, Meira and Michael. More information will be posted later. On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Lake Park Synagogue held a monument unveiling and tribute lunch for Lorraine Hoffmann, … [Read more…]