Connections

Friday, June 5, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Weiner shares Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s quote from the bible, and what it means–”But let justice roll down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream. – Amos 5:24” … join us for a special Shabbat Evening Service TONIGHT at 6 pm

 

 


Thursday, June 4, 2020–Clergy Check-In
“You and I will change the world…” shared by Cantor Schloss

 

 


Wednesday, June 3, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Nichols is sharing Jewish ideas on equality…

 


Tuesday, June 2, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Weiner introduces Nachshon, the son of Aminadav, a biblical character whose name has become synonymous with courage and the will to do the right thing, in his daily check-in …


Monday, June 1, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Cantor Schloss is sharing some thoughts on the challenges we’re facing in our country and in our world…

 


Sunday, May 31, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Nichols is reflecting on the juxtaposition of Shavuot and scenes of violence across the country…

 


Thursday, May 28, 2020–Clergy Check-In
How does Torah “play” in our lives? Cantor Schloss shares some words about the holiday of Shavuot…your Daily Check-In a little early today!


Wednesday, May 27, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Nichols is sharing a folktale about the value of Torah to get us ready for Shavuot!
Check tinr.org for details in the daily virtual programming events for Thursday and Friday services and activities!

 


Tuesday, May 26, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Weiner is sharing details about Shavuot this coming Thursday and Friday. He will also be co-teaching with Michael Friedman from Temple Israel of Westport, on Thursday for Tikkun Leil Shavuot at 12 am midnight!


Monday, May 25, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Cantor Schloss is sharing a special prayer for this Memorial Day!

 


Sunday, May 24, 2020–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Nichols is sharing a Priestly Blessing: the threefold benediction offered by the priests over the people.


Thursday, May 21, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss shares Kehillah Kedoshah, a song by Dan Nichols. Kehillah Kedoshah is also the anthem of the Kehillah School at Temple Israel which means “a sacred community” … enjoy the song!


Wednesday, May 20, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
This is a fun one. Rabbi Nichols introduces us to a Jewish unicorn!


Tuesday, May 19, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Weiner asks “How are you handling your fear?” ….

 


Monday, May 18, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss is bringing up some religious (the Shema…) and practical (High Holidays…) issues to think about today, in his daily clergy check-in


Sunday, May 17, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols reaches out this Sunday with her Daily Clergy Check-In to share the Jewish reasons to complete the census


Thursday, May 14, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss guides us to “Be Strong, be strong. And together, let us strengthen one another.”

 


Wednesday, May 13, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols encourages us in “expanding our vision to see more of what is around us.”


Tuesday, May 12, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Weiner presents Lag BaOmer and the 33rd Day of the Counting of the Omer in his Daily Clergy Check-In



Monday, May 11, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss speaks about sensing the presence of human connection…in his daily check-in for today



Sunday, May 10, 2020
–Clergy Check-In!

A Mother’s Day Blessing from Rabbi Nichols … sweet words!


Friday, May 8, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Weiner is sharing some Torah and teachings today ….


Thursday, May 7, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss will be sharing Parashat Emor–Special Times


Wednesday, May 6, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols guides us in “balancing our needs with the needs of others.”


Tuesday, May 5, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Weiner asks that you still wear your masks for safety and to “save your life, and save another life.”

 


Monday, May 4, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss shares “in time of sorrow” …

 


Sunday, May 3, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols is encouraging you to share stories while you’re all together while you are “connecting to other generations with the help of this week’s Torah Portion: Parashat Emor”

 


Thursday, April 30, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols is encouraging us to show endurance and patience these days in this daily clergy check-in

 


Wednesday, April 29, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols invites us to metaphorically leave unharvested the corners of our fields.

 


Tuesday, April 28, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Yom Ha’atzmaut / Israel’s Independence Day is commemorated by Rabbi Weiner in this Daily Clergy Check-In


Monday, April 27, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Yom HaZikaron / Israel’s Memorial Day is reflected upon in Cantor Schloss’ Daily Check-In

 


Sunday, April 26, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols giving us on a new take on the commandment, “Do not insult the deaf” in her Daily Clergy Check-In … cold Sunday, but warm heart! Thank you Rabbi Nichols!

 


Friday, April 24, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
“Find comfort, find comfort, my people” Rabbi Weiner’s Daily Check-In


Thursday, April 23, 2020–Clergy  Check-In!
Count the Omer … with Cantor Schloss, who’s coming to you from outside with his Daily Check-In!


Wednesday, April 22, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols celebrates Earth Day in her backyard in her Daily Check-In! She’s enjoy nature, creation, and “earth’s music”… will you? 


Tuesday, April 21, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
The full name of the day commemorating the victims of the Holocaust is “Yom Hashoah Ve-Hagevurah“– literally the “Day of (Remembrance of) the Holocaust and the Heroism.” Share in Rabbi Weiner’s Check-In today.


Monday, April 20, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
In his Daily Clergy Check-In Cantor Schloss remembers Hannah Szenes, a poet, and Yom HaShoah, The Day of Remembrance


Sunday, April 19, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
“Looking Up From the Mud” … notice something or someone that brings us a moment of joy, comfort, or beauty. Thank you Rabbi Nichols!


Friday, April 17, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
“Just Make Do…Shabbat Shalom!” with Rabbi Weiner


Thursday, April 16, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss is sharing a musical prayer for today’s Clergy Check-In. Enjoy!


Tuesday, April 14, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
An “odd” Pesach this year…some thoughts from Rabbi Weiner during this Clergy Check-In


Monday, April 13, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Cantor Schloss is sharing some Passover music in his Daily Clergy Check-In. Come and join, and click on the spotify playlist below to listen on your own! Here’s the Spotify Playlist! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/20LhuWYvK4B0GR02p5grZR…




Wednesday, April 8, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols is checking in, and giving us a narrative about Miriam’s Cup, and how it is used in the Seder. Chag Pesach Samech! Happy Passover!



Tuesday, April 7, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
We’re preparing for an usual and unique Passover this year! Rabbi Weiner will discuss some rituals…


 

Sunday, April 5, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Nichols shares the beginning of a Coronavirus Dayeinu. We are with you today!
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Friday, April 3, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Shabbat Shalom! Rabbi Weiner encourages us to re-explore Jewish Literature during this time. What book are you thinking of reading?
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Thursday, April 2, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
The Daily Check-in, which is a little late today, is presented by all three Clergy, who are sharing Passover memories!
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on
YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Wednesday, April 1, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Our Virtual Passover is Coming … so join Rabbi Nichols while she invites you to a community-wide effort to make this Passover special.
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Tuesday, March 31, 2020–Clergy Check-In!
Rabbi Weiner doing his Daily Check-In and discussing “The 23rd Psalm–The Good Shepherd”
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 



Monday, March 30, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Cantor Schloss’ share of “Prayers of Healing” through song
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Sunday, March 29, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Rabbi Nichols is “Thanking Healthcare Workers” … and so are we all! Thank you!
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Friday, March 27, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Rabbi Weiner, and his discussion on Parashat Vayikra…by barbequeing!
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.


Thursday, March 26, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Cantor Schloss, speaking of the connection between the Jewish Community and the broader community…
All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Wednesday, March 25, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Rabbi Nichols: “Chickens in the House”–A classic Jewish folktale with a message for today’s unusual circumstances. All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Tuesday, March 24, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Rabbi Weiner: discussing “A Chavurah” a small group of like-minded Jews. All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist


Monday, March 23, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Cantor Schloss: singing “V’Asu Li Mikdash / Sanctuary” from the Your Song–Our Song Concert. Listen to the rest of the playlist here. Please come back every day. All Daily Check-Ins will be posted on YouTube in a separate playlist.

 


Monday, March 23, 2020–Rabbi Nichols Reading to Kehillah, and ALL Children!

Rabbi Nichols has set some time aside for Kehillah families, and all those houses with children. Take a listen to “Oy Vey–Life in a Shoe.” It will also be archived here YouTube Kehillah playlist.

 


Sunday, March 22, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Rabbi Nichols: discussing “A Narrow Bridge,” a quotation of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav.  The daily video will be posted here, on Facebook, and then archived on YouTube in a separate playlist Please come back every day.


Saturday, March 21, 2020–Share Havdallah “With” the Clergy!

Share havdallah “with” our clergy and your family whenever you are ready. This includes instructions on how to make your own havdallah set at home. Click here to see all the playlists, and visit the havdallah “tutorial” under Temple Israel General.


Friday, March 20, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Rabbi Weiner: discussing Maimonides, known as Moses ben Maimon and “Staying Soul-Well.”  The daily video will be posted here, and then archived on YouTube in a separate playlist Please come back every day.


Thursday, March 19, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Cantor Schloss: Gratitude. Please come back every day. The daily video will be posted here, and then archived on YouTube in a separate playlist


Thursday, March 19, 2020–Sharing Shirah with Kehillah!

Cantor Schloss is live here sharing Shirah today with Kehillah, and all those other children! Take a look here.


Wednesday, March 18, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Rabbi Nichols: “This too shall pass.” The daily video will be posted here, and then archived on YouTube in a separate playlist Please come back every day. 


Tuesday, March 17, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Check out Rabbi Weiner and his discussion on hand-washing!  The daily video will be posted here, and then archived on YouTube in a separate playlistPlease come back every day.


Monday, March 16, 2020–Clergy Check-In!

Rabbi Weiner, Rabbi Nichols, and Cantor Schloss will take turns to check-in with you. Please come back every day. The daily video will be posted here, and then archived on YouTube in a separate playlist. Check out Cantor Schloss singing Mi Shebeirach.