Temple Sinai

The Jewish Bernie Sanders Who Only Vermonters Know

10/21/2015 - 20:00
JTA

Manchester Center, Vt. – Bernie Sanders reads from the Passover Haggadah in Hebrew and jokes with his seder hosts about finding hametz, traces of leavening, after they have thoroughly cleaned the house in preparation for the holiday.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking at a campaign fundraising reception. JTA

Reform Movement Promotes Young Leadership

02/06/2013 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

I  read Rabbi Ashira Konigsburg’s Opinion piece, “Forever Young? Community Relegates Adults to ‘Kids’ Table” (Feb. 1) and was intrigued by her assessment that organizations “must find ways to engage and cultivate genuine new leadership” rather than relegating young leaders to the proverbial “kids’ table.” I couldn’t agree more, which is why I felt inspired to share the very positive experiences I’ve been fortunate to have as a young lay leader in the Reform Movement.

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