Regret and renewal come together in celebration

Summer is coming to an end, well I don’t know if that is true for Texas but here in Northern Germany you can feel it. You can have lunch and afternoon tea outdoors but in the evening you cherish the comfort of a blanket. I always did like the end of summer; there is something…

#AdatChaverimCares

Watch our video Support the High Holy Days Food Drive   Several years ago when my wife Sibylle became the Social Action chair of Adat Chaverim one of the first things she did, was to extend the annual food drive to include the backpack program championed by Mayor Harry. @PlanoMayorHarry – thank you !  …

Your Rosh Hashanah Dinner Table

Here we are, Rosh Hashanah is in about 2 weeks. Getting nervous? Any ideas on how to create a pretty table setting? Maybe these ideas will help.

HIGH HOLY DAYS FOOD DRIVE 2018

Once again Social Action together with Sister & Brotherhood, Religious Practices, Religious School and CFTY will organize the annual High Holy Days Food Drive to support the Jewish Family Services Food Pantry and the Plano Back Pack Program championed by Mayor Harry. Look for the grocery bags that we supply for you on Rosh Hashanah…

Nice Plastic Bottle You’re Wearing

Recycling at Adat Chaverim is supported by Social Action. Well, good for you! You put your empty Mountain Dew bottle into the recycling bin when you were done, and you didn’t chuck it into the trash. Instead of throwing away those jeans that no longer fit because your mom makes really good lasagna they shrunk…

Tekufah Tammuz – the Jewish Summer Solstice

Yesterday Summer Solstice was celebrated in many countries around the world, with bonfires, music … Summer Solstice, the day where no one has a shadow, see below the article about the Jewish Summer Solstice – Tekufah Tammuz by Ketzirah Tekufah Tammuz – the Jewish Summer Solstice By Ketzirah We don’t talk much about the solstices and…

Chag Sameach – Happy Passover

Can you believe it, here we are, we will be celebrating Passover again. A year has flown by and again we clean our pantries, freeze bread and other items to make space for matza, macaroons, gefillte fish and, and, and …. Metamucil is preparing for their most exclusive sale period of the year, Matza and…

Make your Black Friday count!

Thanksgiving is approaching quickly. Next week, my family will be watching this game again where guys in strange outfits bump into each other and try to catch a weird shaped ball getting thrown in the air. They play about 2 minutes and then there is a 15 minute commercial break. I believe that game is…

High Holy Days Food Drive

Food Drive Schedule 09/21 – CFTY will distribute collection bags 09/22 – 09/30  – fill up your bags with shelf stable food items, toiletries or peanut butter and drop the bags off at Adat Chaverim 10/08 – 10 AM – Together will the 5th graders, let’s sort the collected items and load our truck. 10/08…

Yom Ha’Shoah – Never Forget

Every year we honor the six millions lost during the terrible times of the Holocaust. Never Forget ! This year our Yom Ha’Shoah commemoration will be very unique experience based on the Passover Seder. As we commemorate the memory of the lost and celebrate our survival we will be reading “Gathering from the Whirlwind” – a…

April 21 – Earth Day Shabbat

Join us for a Shabbat Service with special readings about nature and the environment. Celebrate Earth Day! This is an excellent opportunity to strengthen our individual roles as guardians of the earth by supporting environmental initiatives, planting trees or even tending a private garden. The Torah begins with a thorough description of creation, it shows…