In this issue you’ll find the From the Rabbi column; Service times; Shabbat and havdalah times for the next few months; It’s almost time for Selichot!; A song for the month of Elul; Introducing Elul Reflections; Reb Zalman’s translation of Psalm 27; Don’t Miss Sukkot!; Updated High Holiday Schedule; Simchas, Condolences, Corrections; CBI Book Group (upcoming titles / meetings); Lunch Bunch Dates; Happy occasions (birthdays, anniversaries); Thanks to our donors; Seeking Shamashim; We Were All Refugees Once, by Judy Weber; Reprint: T’shuvah, the spiritual practice of return, by Rabbi Marcia Prager; Ethiopian Jewry; Introducing David Arfa!; congregational contact information; the Co-presidents’ column; and information about a program called Compassionate Listening: Israel, Gaza, and Us, October 23.
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