My Kol Nidrei Sermon 2018

Shana tova.  The first time The State of Israel entered into my consciousness was 45 years ago.  It was 1973 and I was almost 8 years old when Israel was invaded in a surprise attack.  What I remember of it was that it was very frightening because we didn’t know if Israel would survive.  It…

My Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon 2018

Hi… How’s it going?  After last night, I’m really glad that you showed up to listen to me again this morning.  It shows fortitude on your parts.  Kol hakod!  I hope you have additional endurance this morning after a good night’s sleep because I would like to extend what I spoke about last night. Hillel…

My Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon 2018

Hi. … How’s it going?… Happy New Year! … Yeah, that’s all I got.  I mean, if I say any more, I’m sure I’m going to offend someone and that’s probably not a great way to start the new year by offending people.  Oh, my God!  I probably already did offend someone.  I mean, that…

5779 Rosh Hashannah Address

Why am I here? Really, why am I here? Before I answer that, allow me to first welcome everyone with a Shana Tova. Happy New Year! I am so happy to see so many members, visitors, past members and guests. If you don’t know me, my name is Terry Sigle. My wife, Michelle and 3…

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

[URIS id=913] 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…

‘Merci Madame’: Simone Veil Is Honored With Panthéon Burial

Merci Simone – she was a role model and a real mensch. See the article from the NYT French Republican Guards carried the coffin of the Holocaust survivor and women’s rights champion Simone Veil during a national tribute on Sunday before Ms. Veil was buried in the Panthéon in Paris. July 1, 2018 PARIS —…

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…