Meatless Monday: Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Fall is my favorite season for a lot of reasons, but one of the biggest is because I love the food associated with fall. It’s warm and cozy and delicious. My family goes a little apple crazy. They always dedicate a weekend to apple picking and then baking apple pies and making homemade apple sauce. Don’t get me wrong, I love my aunt’s homemade apple pies and sauces, but I also love pumpkin. Pumpkin pies, cookies, muffins. Okay, I admit, I haven’t met a pumpkin recipe I don’t like.

The Meaning of the Shofar

One the greatest of Jewish philosophers, Saadia Gaon, once listed ten reasons for the sounding of the shofar on Rosh Hashanah.

The Tikkun Middot Project

Temple Sholom has been awarded a grant to integrate the study of Tikkun Middot, also known as Mussar, into our congregation. This ancient Jewish spiritual practice facilitates the mindful exploration and deep cultivation of “soul traits” such as humility, patience, and kindness.

Temple Sholom President’s Yom Kippur Sermon

“First, I want to thank you. This is the second and last of my two years of the honor and joy it is to be our president.” Read more from Craig’s Sermon delivered on Yom Kippur.

Everything Changes – Cantor Katzman’s Yom Kippur Sermon

“Last May, I celebrated my own 60th birthday. Something stirred in me. I hadn’t felt such a yearning since I was a teenager. The voice in my head said, “L’chi lach! Go and learn something new. Go exploring while you can.” The voice becomes more insistent when my friends describe their exotic travels, enroll in a class on a totally unfamiliar topic, or embark on a new vocation.” Read more from Cantor Katzman’s Yizkor Sermon.