Archive: January 2021

Crossing the Narrow Bridge: Temple Micah Reflects 

Posted on January 22, 2021

In the early months of the pandemic, we launched a project called “Crossing the Narrow Bridge.”  We sent out questions to help learn from each other as we reflected on and shared our experiences during a time of great uncertainty, anxiety, and fear.  Using the metaphor of the narrow bridge helped put our lives in Continue Reading »

Saturday Morning Services Moving to Zoom

Posted on January 7, 2021

We are making a slight change to our Shabbat morning services. Beginning this week, we will no longer be streaming our B’nai Mitzvah services to YouTube. All Friday night and Saturday morning services will be held on Zoom until further notice. This change will allow us to bring the best of the Friday night communal experience Continue Reading »

Sign Up for the American Values, Religious Voices Newsletter

Posted on January 7, 2021

Values & Voices started as an initiative led by Rabbi Andrea Weiss, provost of the Hebrew Union College, in the aftermath of the 2016 election. She is launching the Values & Voices 2021 campaign on Inauguration Day as an interfaith collaboration. Receive a new letter in your inbox each morning starting Wednesday, January 20. This project aims to contribute constructively to our national Continue Reading »

Watch: A Prayer for Democracy

Posted on January 7, 2021

We looked on in shock at the attack on our city and on our nation’s Capitol on January 6, 2021.  The Micah community stands with unwavering support of democracy and the values that underpin it. We gathered as a community on Zoom that night to simply be together, support each other and express our love for Continue Reading »

“A Time to Speak”: Available for Purchase

Posted on October 21, 2020

As we move more fully into 5781, we invite you to look back with us on other momentous years in our community’s history. Consider purchasing A Time to Speak: Selected Sermons and Writings from 1983-2019 by Rabbi Daniel G. Zemel. This collection of twenty-five sermons and writings encapsulates Rabbi Zemel’s innovative leadership over the years, and reminds Continue Reading »

Czech Torah Mystery Solved

Posted on August 19, 2016

The May-June issue of the Vine reported that the history of how Temple Micah obtained its first Czech Torah in the 1960s is clouded in mystery. (“Saved from Holocaust, Czech Torahs Serve New Generations at Micah,” May/June 2016, p. 1). Further research into temple newsletters and board minutes of the period as well as “Derech Continue Reading »