Rabbi’s Message

Why does attending services decrease mortality? In Temple times, people who came to the Temple were literally blessed by G-d through the priests (Numbers 6:23-27). Our Sages liken those 60 Hebrew letters of the Priestly Blessing to the 60 armed guards of King Solomon (Song of Songs 3:7-8). Certainly it’s tempting to speculate that G-d blesses those who attend religious … [Read more...]

In Loving Memory of Andy Barchas— Z”l

EDITOR’S NOTE: When Andy was  President of the NTHC Board, he wrote  a monthly column. This was his last….  July 2007  It’s been great…  This will be my last message as your president. After almost two years in that position, I’ll be turning things over to Judy Friedman at the conclusion of our July Board meeting. The temple is very lucky to have Judy as its next lay leader. She is … [Read more...]

Final Friday Cultural Series—June 28, 2013

5:45 PM Dinner hosted by Ernie Grossman and Margaret Lewicki 7:00 PM Brief Shabbat Service RSVP for dinner to Sheila at 530-546-0895, ext. 3 at least 1 week prior   Award-Winning Author  Maggie Anton  Maggie Anton is the award-winning author of historical fiction series "Rashi's Daughters" and "Rav Hisda's Daughter." She is a Talmud scholar, with expertise in Jewish women's … [Read more...]