I have talked on these High Holidays about holding on and letting go. I have spoken of the mistakes we make, about how we hold on to our mistakes and will not change. (more…)
Let me tell you about the sermon I was going to give today. It was about the book and movie The Perfect Storm . It was about how we often bring tragedy upon ourselves by our own actions, the way that the crew of that fishing boat The Andrea Gail did, through denial, pride, and our misplaced priority on money. I was looking forward to giving that sermon. (more…)
I used to be confused about the Christopher Columbus story. The way I had always heard it, Columbus believed that the world was round, and everyone around him believed that the world was flat. Everyone thought that Columbus was a madman; if he tried to sail to India, they said, he would sail off the edge of the earth. (more…)
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To complement Endowment Funds, where the intention is to preserve the principal in perpetuity and only use the income from investments, Designated Funds are created to support specific TBS activities from both the principal and the income. Exhaustion of principal is prevented by regular replenishment from the original sponsor and contributions by others who support the beneficiaries of the Designated Fund. Suggestions for New Designated Funds Let your imagination roam and think of old or new TBS activities that could use a dedicated source of income from your named Designated Fund. For example, A fund that would pay to plant flowers every year to beautify the TBS grounds A fund to provide refreshments for our annual Tikkun Leil Shavuot study A fund that would ensure that there are always flowers on the Bima A fund that would pay every year for the Yom Kippur Break-Fast A fund that would sponsor…
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