Covid-19 Protocol – For all indoors programming, all eligible vaccinated adults and all children under 12 are welcome to join us in person.  Adults must bring proof of vaccination and everyone over 2 years old must wear a mask inside the synagogue. Please maintain social distance while inside the shul.
For those who are not vaccinated, or choose to join virtually, please join us via our Livestream page – services and our service archive continue to be viewable here on our website.

Rabbi Yael and CEHV’s clergy team Cantorial Soloist Alexandra Schleuderer and Rabbinic Intern Jack Sherratt will be honoring Trans Visibility Week as part of our services this Shabbat.  Your participation is encouraged in person or for anyone who is not able to attend, we hope you will join us on our livestream.

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From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

For Some of Us the Holidays Are Just…Hard

For Some of Us the Holidays Are Just…Hard jemerman November 18, 2021

As we head into the holiday season, I am acutely aware of how much different this year is going to be than previous ones. I will be celebrating without my mom for the first time. My mother died in January 2021, and I'm still dealing with the unexpected waves of grief that wash over me, sometimes out of nowhere. As I head into this first winter holiday season without her, I'm not quite sure I know what to expect, other than everything is going to be very different.

Reimagining Hanukkah Gift-Giving

Reimagining Hanukkah Gift-Giving jemerman November 18, 2021

There are a lot of creative ways to make Hanukkah meaningful when we pause to ask ourselves a few good questions before automatically going into shopping mode.

Reflecting on Transgender Awareness Week in 2021

Reflecting on Transgender Awareness Week in 2021 urjadmin November 16, 2021

Transgender Awareness Week is a chance to educate the public. It is important for people who are not part of the trans community to understand the oppression transgender and gender-expansive people face every day. While it is always important to affirm trans identities, Transgender Awareness Week provides an opportunity to center the voices of trans and gender-expansive people.

In This Season of Giving Thanks, Acknowledge the Tribal Land Upon Which You Live

In This Season of Giving Thanks, Acknowledge the Tribal Land Upon Which You Live jemerman November 15, 2021

Acknowledging the tribal land you live on (whether it is past or current tribal land) honors the communities who once lived there and whose land was brutally stolen from them.