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HHBJC

Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center : A Community Enriching Jewish Connections and Jewish Values

210-10 Union Turnpike, Hollis Hills, NY 11364
(718) 776-3500

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  • Shabbat Vayikra 5780 As we enter our third virtual Shabbat, I hope that you are finding the shul’s resources and reach-out to be comforting.  You can find my Shabbat dvar-Torah here. Since I write about a song, and we could all use some uplifting music, click here for the music video and here for the lyrics. Please join us for davening this eveningLikrat Shabbat from ...
  • Shabbat Tetzaveh/Zakhor 5780 After Mordechai convinces her that she must risk her life by going to see the king uninvited, Esther dresses in royalty and enters his room. What ensues in chapter 5 of Megillat Esther sets the scene for the dramatic reversal of fortunes that is one of the main narratives in the text. As we continue our ...
  • Shabbat Terumah 5780 Though I’m not in town this Shabbat, I wanted to leave you with an urgent message to be sure to participate in the 2020 World Zionist Congress elections, which remain open until March 11. As I embark on several days in Washington at the AIPAC Policy Conference ...
  • Shabbat Mishpatim/Shekalim 5780 Earlier this week, we studied the Torah’s first post-Sinai law: what happens when your Hebrew slave, whose six years of servitude are coming to a close, doesn’t want to leave you. “But if the slave declares, ‘I love my master, and my wife and children: I do not wish to go free,’ his master shall ...
  • Shabbat Yitro 5780 One of the most fascinating questions in the history of Jewish thought is the matter of chosenness. We affirm this doctrine every time we are called up to the Torah for an aliyah. In our blessings, we praise God “who chose us from among the nations and gave us His Torah.” On this Shabbat Yitro, it’s fitting to ...
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