Covid Guidelines: Responding to recent developments, the Temple Board recently approved new guidelines for in-person attendance at services inside the Temple building. Note that only vaccinated people may attend services in person, and that we ask people to provide documentation of vaccination in advance or before entry to the building (further details below). COVID GUIDELINES […]
Fall 2021 Temple Sholom Monroe & North Streets P.O. Box 501 Galesburg, IL 60402-0501 President’s Message: Things that I’ve learned during Covid, by Faye Schulz. I’ve learned quite a bit this year of Covid. I’ll make a little list and them comment on a couple of these. Friends and family are important. It is challenging […]
Summer 2021 Temple Sholom Monroe & North Streets P.O. Box 501 Galesburg, IL 60402-0501 President’s Message I became President of the Temple a year ago. A major achievement during my presidency is that the Temple made the decision to get internet service. When I said this to my son, he said I was “off the […]
From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement
In Evgeny Ruman’s bittersweet new film, Golden Voices, a pair of aging voice actors find their lives in upheaval after immigrating to Israel from the former Soviet Union. Victor and Raya, (Vladimir Friedman and Maria Belkin), are not only in a new land with an altogether new language, but also at a crossroads in both career and marriage.
As interested as I was in Judaism, I had assumed that becoming part of the Jewish community was not an option for me. For a long time, I thought that one could only be part of the Jewish community through Jewish ancestry or marriage to a Jewish partner.