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Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos Following on the heels of last month’s Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services that were so successfully conducted, both in-person and live streaming via YouTube, the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) will explore using live streaming for future services. This month’s service is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in the…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is delighted to announce that the High Holiday celebrations of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur will take place in-person for the first time in two years. While the new Delta variant is of concern, and CDC guidelines will be strictly adhered to in this regard; nonetheless, there’s…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) has once again begun to meet in person for services. What a joy! It started with the July 9 Twilight Service and will, of course, now be the norm. SLJC is strictly following the CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all attendees. The August Twilight Service…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos It is with great joy and happiness (along with maybe a tiny bit of apprehension) that Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) announces the return of in-person Services at the Sun Lakes Chapel, beginning with our July 9 Twilight Service at 5:30 p.m. Though many of our members have departed for cooler climes, it…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Update

Joyce Spartonos As the summer nears, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) will begin their annual Twilight Service, which starts at 5:30 p.m., each month and will continue through August. SLJC’s June service will be available, via YouTube, on Friday, June 11, at 7 p.m., officiated by our very own Rabbi Wiener! June is the month…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos As we look about and see the beautiful cacti and flowers in bloom, it reminds us that spring is here, bringing renewed life to nature and we humans, as well. Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation isn’t quite ready to start in-person services (hint, hint, but that’s a subject for a future article). We do…

The Meaning of Faith

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D., Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation There have been many natural disasters in the world. In our lifetime we have witnessed earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, fires—on and on, the list is endless. And we have heard of priests and ministers, and even rabbis, explain these catastrophes as some punishment from God for all the…

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…