Slichot Questions

  1. When did you answer the call of a noble or difficult cause? Was it the right decision?
  2. Just as poet Haim Nachman Bialik called upon Jews to defend themselves, when have you been called to defend yourself someone else in any way?
  3. Like the poet Rachel, sometimes we have doubts, even about our noble missions. When have you had doubt about something you were called upon to do?
  4. In what ways do you identify with the early pioneer Zionists?
  5. In what ways do their dilemmas, choices and actions relate to you?

Shofar Wave

Do you blow a shofar?

Join the Shofar Wave!

On the second day of Rosh Hashanah, we will join with Jews from Santa Clarita in the north to San Pedro in the south andfrom Pasadena in the east to Thousand Oaks in the west in a program called the Shofar Wave.  In each area, one person will sound the shofar. When another person, standing at a social safe distance, hears the shofar, they will sound it in turn until our blasts cover all of Southern California.  What a wonderful way to be a part of the larger Jewish community.

Each community has a specific time to sound the shofar so they echo will ripple across the region. We will gather at TAE at 3:30 p.m., spreading out along Hillcrest Dr. a socially safe distance apart, and at the designated time for Thousand Oaks, we will blast our shofars.

Please RSVP to Rabbi Diamond if you would like to participate.