Join us for a Tu BiShvat Seder with singing, dancing, and snacking. We will also be discussing a brand new project called the “Solel at 60 Time Capsule Project”. This will be a cool and interactive way for our Solel family to get together to talk about our past, present, and future.

The first Torah portion we read this month is Yitro (Jethro), from the Book of Exodus. Yitro is one of six Torah portions named after a person (Noah, Sarah, Korach, Balak, and Pinchas are the others). Yitro was Moses’ father-in-law and a very righteous person. In Exodus 18:14-23, he tells Moses that he needs to…

Come and volunteer at one of the many activities we’ll have around the building for organizations in need. People of all ages welcome! Mitzvah Day is an annual Solel tradition where Solel families and friends join together to perform Tikkun Olam (repairing the world). Solel brings a unique approach to doing acts of Mitzvot by structuring…

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Our December events are worth a thousand words plus one. Here’s to a continued happy, healthy, and prosperous 5778, and the same for 2018. – Michael Schneider Assistant Director of Education, Youth, & Engagement Upcoming January Events: 1/15: MLK, Jr. Day of Service. Volunteering at The…

Bring your menorah and celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with your fellow congregants, eat some delicious latkes & spin the dreidel! RSVP above or call the office. Do you make a fantastic latke that you want to share? Not able to cook, but want to help out with the event? We welcome your help!

Mitzvah Day is an annual Solel tradition where Solel families and friends join together to perform Tikkun Olam (repairing the world). Solel brings a unique approach to doing acts of Mitzvot by structuring the day around hands-on activities with representatives and speakers from a variety of social service agencies that benefit from our assistance. Lev Solel…

What a start to December! On Friday, Cantor Jay, Rabbi Ari, and Michael helped put on a ‘Hanukkah Blessings Boot Camp’, where families went from station to station to learn the 3 Hanukkah blessings in unique ways. On Saturday afternoon, Cantor Jay and his Bimbam friends went on a Hanukkah adventure, complete with Maccabee shields!…

The Torah portions toward the end of Genesis that we read this month talk about Joseph and his siblings. Their relationship isn’t the best, given that Joseph is sold into slavery and his father Jacob thinks he is dead. However, the brothers end up reconciling their relationship years later when Joseph is in Egypt and…

Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel would say, “on three things the world stands: on judgment, on truth, and on peace, as it is said (Zachariah 8:16), ‘Judge truth and the justice of peace in your gates” (Pirkei Avot 1:18). Solel is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. My father just celebrated his 60th birthday a little…

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