In Loving Memory of Richard Siegel

Rabbi Jonathan Aaron

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Richard Siegal, beloved husband of Rabbi Laura Geller, passed away on the evening of Thursday, July 12, 2018, surrounded by family. Below are the words shared with the community and congregation. Information regarding the funeral service, shiva and where to make a donation are below. It is with an extremely heavy and saddened heart that… Read more »


On Helping Syria and Refusing Powerlessness

Rabbi Sarah Bassin

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I have no idea how to fix Syria.  Most Middle East experts admit they don’t either.  It’s complicated.  The Middle East is littered with the failed good intentions of our political interventions.  Now when we face the complicated in that region, we conclude that the best response must be no response.  My own disbelief at… Read more »


Strive to Heal the World

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

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Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills strives to connect with the larger Jewish community and engage with the broader world. Tikkun Olam is a centerpiece of what we do at Temple Emanuel and a pillar value held by our congregation. Here are some of the ways we as a temple help make a difference in the… Read more »