Growing and Counting the Omer at the Louisville J

Guest Blog Post by Michael Fraade שִׁבְעָ֥ה שָׁבֻעֹ֖ת תִּסְפָּר־לָ֑ךְ מֵהָחֵ֤ל חֶרְמֵשׁ֙ בַּקָּמָ֔ה תָּחֵ֣ל לִסְפֹּ֔ר שִׁבְעָ֖ה שָׁבֻעֽוֹת׃ וְעָשִׂ֜יתָ חַ֤ג שָׁבֻעוֹת֙ לַה אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ מִסַּ֛ת נִדְבַ֥ת יָדְךָ֖ אֲשֶׁ֣ר תִּתֵּ֑ן כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר יְבָרֶכְךָ֖ ה אֱלֹהֶֽיךָ׃ You shall count off seven weeks; start to count the seven weeks when the sickle is first put to the standing grain. Then you shall observe [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

2017 HaBanim HaBonim Projects are Announced!

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Gendler Grapevine Project’s “HaBanim HaBonim” initiatives! With the goal of inspiring the next generation, each of our grantees proposed innovative, interesting, and engaging projects. Applicants drew inspiration from the life and teachings of Rabbi Gendler, recognizing that he incorporated his theories and teachings into physical and practical action that resonated with his [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments