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Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos As more of us continue to get vaccinated, the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) looks forward to the time we can once again gather together in person for our Friday night services. But for the present, SLJC will continue its services virtually, via YouTube. Look for us under the heading Sun Lakes Jewish…

Hate and Indifference

Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation The history of hate extends beyond our understanding of time and space. From Cain killing Abel to the present day, we have learned nothing about controlling the impulses to hate and destroy that which we hate. It is a disease that festers and grows, because we allow…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood

Esther Spear The next meeting of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood will be on March 11, at 1 p.m., on Zoom. Our guest speaker will be Jackie Wheeler, owner of JackieStyle – Image and Branding Agency. She has been in business for over 25 years, specializing in personal image (wardrobing, color analysis, body type…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation’s esteemed Rabbi Wiener is always reminding us to be grateful for what we have, rather than bemoaning what we don’t have. This lesson is one we really need to heed as the Passover holiday approaches, since, once again, we will not be able to join together in person for…

Dreams Are Not Only for the Young

Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Spiritual Leader, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Several years ago, I read a story about a man who owned a horse ranch and had agreed to let the house on his ranch be used for a benefit to assist the needy. When he introduced the speaker, he told of his motive for…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation News and Happenings

Joyce Spartonos The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC), ever on the lookout for new and exciting ways to keep us feeling unified, even if it is only virtually, came up with a great plan for our service last month. It was decided to hold an Oneg Shabbat via Zoom immediately following the service. What fun!…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos As the start of 2021 begins, the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is eagerly looking forward to the time when we can once more gather in person to enjoy our monthly services under the leadership of our wonderful Rabbi, Irwin Wiener, and talented cantor and choir director, Ronda Polesky and Lana Oyer, respectively.…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos As we look towards winding down the year, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) continues to operate virtually. The congregation is happy to announce a full, rich calendar of events for December. It’s called “going out with a bang,” and SLJC is delighted to have been able to keep its membership involved throughout this…

The Lessons We Learn

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D., Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation The Scriptures are filled with anecdotes describing acts of one human being toward another to enhance our values and encourage humanities’ call for good. There are so many ways to accomplish benevolence and consideration. Hopefully, during our journey, and particularly at this time of frustration, we will…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation News and Events

Joyce Spartonos The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is continuing to follow the path of caution in relation to its services and related programs. This means that for the near future at least, SLJC will still be relying on virtual technology rather than in-person meetings for all its activities. One of the benefits coming out…