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Ask the Rabbis: Israel Edition – Your Unanswered Questions

Posted on February 5, 2024

Friends, On Sunday, January 28, 2024, our special Ask-the-Rabbi session addressed Israel and the ongoing war in Gaza (you can watch the recording below). We received many questions in advance of the session, some of which were answered and some of which were not. In the spirit of transparency, and of our Roadmap which guides… Continue Reading Ask the Rabbis: Israel Edition – Your Unanswered Questions

“Shown But Not Said” by Rabbi Zemel

Posted on January 29, 2024

By Rabbi Daniel G. Zemel I am regularly asked, most often by young rabbis at other congregations, to articulate what I think an American synagogue should be. Do I have a theory that drives my actions? What has been my guiding principle as I helped to shape Temple Micah into the congregation that it is?… Continue Reading “Shown But Not Said” by Rabbi Zemel

Rabbi Zemel’s Retirement Plan

Posted on January 10, 2024

January 10, 2024 Dear Friends, With this letter, I am announcing my retirement from my position of senior rabbi at Temple Micah eighteen months from now. In June, 2025, I will complete forty-two years as a rabbi at Micah. In that time, my life has been enriched beyond anything I could have possibly imagined, helping… Continue Reading Rabbi Zemel’s Retirement Plan

On Israel: Resources and Support

Posted on October 9, 2023

Dear Friends, We have all seen the shocking Hamas attack on Israel and are horrified by the death and destruction. The news is devastating. The brutality is overwhelming. As we send our love and prayers across the sea, we remain committed to, and inspired by, the dream of Israel’s anthem, Hatikvah: “We have not yet lost our… Continue Reading On Israel: Resources and Support

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