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“Between Us” from Rabbi Bazeley

Between Us – January 2019

Posted on December 27, 2018

As you are reading this, we will be or have just welcomed in a new secular year. 2018 is behind us, and now we look out at 2019 with the promise and hope in a grander tomorrow. Besides just wishing … Read more...

Between Us – December 2018

Posted on December 27, 2018

I have always been amused at how we attempt to transliterate the word for our holiday of חנוכה. Is it Chanukah or Hanukah? Two ‘n’s or one? What about the ‘k’s? All-in-all I have found about 16 different ways to … Read more...

Between Us – November 2018

Posted on October 29, 2018

Depending on when you are reading this, the Midterm Elections either are about to happen or already have occurred. As I sat down to write this article, I found myself reflecting on at least four years of growing hostility toward … Read more...

Between Us – October 2018

Posted on October 11, 2018

In just a few short weeks veterans from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) will be coming to Middlesex County. They are coming as part of the Peace of Mind Program of Middlesex County. The Peace of Mind Program is a … Read more...

Between Us – September 2018

Posted on September 5, 2018

One of my favorite moments of the year is the evening of Selichot. Selichot, at least according to Ashkenazic tradition, begins on the Saturday night before Rosh Hashanah. In our service, we recite piyuttim (liturgical poems) and other prayers that … Read more...

Letter from Rabbi Bazeley – August 2018

Posted on August 14, 2018

Dear Anshe Emeth Family,

Over this past year, I met with many of you at Meet and Greets, so we could get to know each other better, and I could share my vision of our Temple’s future with you. While … Read more...

Between Us – Summer 2018

Posted on July 16, 2018

Dear Friends,

As these last few weeks have unfolded, many of us have looked out onto our American landscape and wondered, “how do I make sense of what is happening, how do we move forward?” Many of us have found … Read more...