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…

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…

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…

Last weekend our Trailblazers & Solelim joined together for their November event – inflatable gaga right here at Solel! Gaga is often described as “Israeli dodgeball”. It’s a game of movement and skill, and our inflatable walls were a neat way to play the game. We welcomed friends from other synagogues and day schools as…

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