How to Keep Hanukkah Simple, Spiritual, and Sweet
Although Hanukkah is a relatively minor Jewish holiday, it takes up a big place in many of our hearts. Reflect on some simple ways to make it especially meaningful, and mark your calendars for our upcoming Hanukkah-themed Family Experiences.
Volunteer at Our Shelter
For more than 30 years, Stephen Wise congregants have helped run the homeless shelter in our building, which provides a warm and safe environment for ten men, five nights a week, nine months of the year. From donating food and cooking dinner to sleeping overnight at the shelter, there are many ways to volunteer and show your support
The West Bank: Reality vs. Spin
This summer will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Israel's astonishing victory in the Six Day War. The Israel Defense Forces has since turned its attention to the day-to-day lives of the Arab populations in the West Bank and Gaza. How has this situation continued for nearly five decades, and what is the IDF’s role in maintaining it?
On Wednesday, December 21, at 6:30 p.m., Times of Israel military correspondent Judah Ari Gross will shed light on lesser known aspects of life in the West Bank and address some of the misunderstandings surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This event is free, but please RSVP.