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Shemini – Leviticus 9:1-11:47

You are what you eat, so they say. But more importantly, as Jews, we eat only in the context of creation. In this week’s reading, Shemini, aside from Aaron’s mysterious silence in the face of his sons’ immolation, we are drawn into the distinctions conveyed through our dietary laws. The laws of kashrut are commanded, […] http://bethsholomsf.org/shemini-leviticus-91-1147-2/ Continue Reading...

Introducing Fress

Fress: (frĕs, Yiddish) verb   1. To eat heartily, with great   enthusiasm. noun   1. One-of-a-kind, high-quality,   and delicious kosher foods   brought right to you. About Fress Fress is an exciting new kosher food service. This is the Bay Area – we set the standard for health-conscious food. Every Fress kosher recipe is lovingly prepared with old-world […] http://bethsholomsf.org/introducing-fress/ Continue Reading...

The Financial Four — October 11, 2016

Today, the latest edition of The Financial Four, an update from our Interim Director of Finance, Missy Sue Mastel. ***** Dear Friends, It would be hard for me to believe that we are where we are today but for the fact that I spent the last six weeks bearing witness to the Herculean efforts of […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-financial-four-october-11-2016/ Continue Reading...

Kezayit (An Olive’s Worth): A “Jewfish”?

The closing section of each CBS HaLuach newsletter features a Jewish-interest news item or curiosity. We generally prioritize the obscure and offbeat, and we welcome suggestions. What’s with the name? A kezayit (literally meaning “like an olive”) is a Talmudic unit of measure. Halachically speaking, it is the minimum amount food or drink one can […] http://bethsholomsf.org/kezayit-an-olives-worth-a-jewfish/ Continue Reading...