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…

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…

YAK! New Social Group Targets Jewish Singles Between 60 and 75

From the official press release A new social and support group forming in Dallas will bring together single Jewish men and women between the ages of 60 and 75 to help an underserved population find new friends and cope with life transitions. Marni Weiss, with support from Jewish Family Service and the Dallas JCC Senior…

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…

Are Our Cell Phones Our Egypt?

Passover and the first and second night Seders just happened. We planned or attended a Seder, we reunited with family and friends, we told the story of exodus again, and we enjoyed symbolic food and a great dinner. When we counted the 10 plagues we placed a drop of wine in our plates for each…

Sing! Pray! Be Social!

It’s Friday Night, most of us worked a full week or if you are in retail like me, it is just an evening off before another 12 hour day. Whatever it is, it is the end of the week and you are tired, you have one thought in mind, stay home and relax. For most…

MyRunning+MyApp+MyPlaylist = My Shabbat Service

You know that running is my passion. Every time I am at the start line and I look around, I see my fellow runners. They come in all shapes and sizes, all age groups, some fashionable, some not, in short they are a diverse network, just as reform Jews. We wish each other good luck,…

We are Adat Chaverim

A word from our President: Welcome members, guests, family and friends to our URJ award winning Super Shabbat. First let me thank Rabbi Sternman for leading us in prayer. Jonathan Goldstein for filling our Sanctuary with spirit through song. Thank you to our Brotherhood and Sisterhood for their participation in this wonderful service and a…