Rabbi Ronald Roth
Cantor Eric Wasser
“For the last 13 years, Rabbi Ron Hoffberg has been on a journey that was meant to last a week.
“There was an emergency situation,” he said. “They needed someone in Prague in a hurry, just for a week. That week turned into a year, and that year into 13.”
Hoffberg, spiritual leader of the Masorti (Conservative) community in the Czech Republic, has found that time both exciting and challenging.… Read the rest
Like all organizations, synagogues need a steady supply of new leaders if they are to function effectively — but motivated men and women may be hard to find.
“We have a crying need to develop more synagogue leaders,” said Rabbi Ronald Roth, religious leader of the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel.… Read the rest
Thirteen-year-old Jessica Baer of Fair Lawn was hooked the first time she saw the video.
“The kids were the same age as me,” she said, recalling the first time she saw the film about child slaves in Ghana. “I was trying to compare my life with theirs.… Read the rest
Come join the fun!
Little Sunshine Day Camp is looking forward to another successful summer! Located at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel, we are a camp for children ages 2-5 offering flexible hours and extended day. We run from July 1st through August 23rd.… Read the rest
Rabbi Roth’s podcast this week is about how the Rabbis see the etrog and lulav that we hold on Succot as symbols of the Jewish community.… Read the rest
This week Rabbi Roth comments on the Torah Portions Ahare Mot/Kedoshim about the reward of doing a mitzvah.… Read the rest
Rabbi Roth’s weekly podcast on the Torah portion -… Read the rest
“What is speedy, runs on time, and is named 747?
If you’re in Fair Lawn, the answer may well be an innovative minyan for public high school students at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation Bnai Israel. One of a kind in the country, the 747 Morning Minyan has been helping local teens build and strengthen their connection to Judaism for the past seven years.”
Read the rest of the article at the Jewish Standard.… Read the rest
This week’s Torah portion Shemini describes the dietary laws, the rules of keeping kosher. Rabbi Roth’s comment brings several reasons for following them.… Read the rest
Mensch of the Year honoring Larry Schwartz
Saturday, April 13
Congregational and Board Meetings
Wednesday, April 24, 8:00pm
Scholar-in-Residence with Rabbi Ron Hoffberg
Friday-Saturday, May 17-18
56th Ad Journal Dinner Dance
Sunday, June 2… Read the rest