The Torah Portion for this Shabbat is Balak

The Torah portion for this week’s Shabbat is Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9). It tells the story of how Balak, king of Moab, asks the prophet Balaam to curse the Israelites, but Balaam at God’s direction blesses them instead.The Haftarah is Micah 5:6-6:8. The prophet gives a series of short prophecies directed at the Israelites in exile, … [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…]