Tisha B’Av: A Season of Soul Searching Begins
Tisha B’Av, which means the “Ninth of Av,” refers to the traditional communal day of mourning. Our Tisha B’Av services will take place Monday, July 31, at 6 p.m. Here, Rabbi Samantha Natov, an associate rabbi at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, reflects on this solemn holiday.
Travel With Us in 2018!
Join Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch and fellow Stephen Wise members to discover and experience Israel. Our 2018 Israel missions will take place March 15-25 and December 20-30. Whether this is your first or twentieth experience of Israel, whether you are 5 or 85, this mission will open your eyes to the beauty, wonder, and history of Israel.
Seeds of Wonder: A Reggio Emilia-Inspired “Grown-Up And Me” Class
Back by popular demand this fall, Seeds of Wonder gives children ages 12-24 months a wonderful opportunity to participate in a classroom environment with a trusted adult. Children enjoy socializing with one another and benefit from the exciting materials and resources at our Early Childhood Center. Synagogue membership is not required.
Participants this fall can take classes on Tuesday and/or Thursday mornings: a class from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. for children ages 12-18 months, or a class from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. for children ages 18-24 months. (Enroll by July 31 to save on the application fee.)