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Nov15

30 Days of Liberation: Day 4

03/25/2019 03:00:27 PM

Mar25

The Talmud teaches that 30 days before Passover, we should start learning about the festival and its meaning. In that spirit, over the past several yeRead more...

30 Days of Liberation: Day 3

03/24/2019 03:00:54 PM

Mar24

The Talmud teaches that 30 days before Passover, we should start learning about the festival and its meaning. In that spirit, over the past several yeRead more...

30 Days of Liberation: Day 2

03/23/2019 08:30:56 PM

Mar23

The Talmud teaches that 30 days before Passover, we should start learning about the festival and its meaning. In that spirit, over the past several yeRead more...

30 Days of Liberation: Day 1

03/22/2019 12:44:47 PM

Mar22

The Talmud teaches that 30 days before Passover, we should start learning about the festival and its meaning. In that spirit, over the past several yeRead more...

30 Days of Liberation: Day 24

03/22/2019 12:33:12 PM

Mar22

The Talmud teaches that 30 days before Passover, we should start learning about the festival and its meaning. In that spirit, over the past several yeRead more...

Remarks from Islamic Center Standing Together Event following New Zealand Mosque Shooting

03/19/2019 12:52:07 PM

Mar19

Asalamu aleikum. My name is Michael Knopf. I am the rabbi of Temple Beth-El in Richmond and a member of the Standing Together Steering Committee. 

Peace be upon you, my brothers, and sisters. 

As I utter those words, I am cognizant of how painfully ironic it feels to be extending greetings of peace to a community shattered by a cruel and horrific act of violence. How can we speak of peace in a world torn apart by...Read more...

Letter from Guatemala

01/17/2019 07:11:04 PM

Jan17

My dear friends,

While it is my sincere hope that you join me on the evening of Wednesday, February 13 for a full discussion of what I experienced and learned during my time in Guatemala with...Read more...

“Religion is broken. It’s time we fix it.” (LINKS CORRECTED)

01/13/2019 06:13:26 PM

Jan13

Dear friends,

Today, I left to join fourteen colleagues for a week in Guatemala as part of the prestigious Global Justice Fellowship program run byRead more...

“Religion is broken. It’s time we fix it.” (LINKS CORRECTED)

01/06/2019 09:48:24 PM

Jan6

Dear friends,

In just a few short weeks (January 25-26), Temple Beth-El is hosting Rabbi Sharon Brous as our our Scholar-in-Residence. Rabbi Brous, tRead more...

“Religion is broken. It’s time we fix it.”

01/06/2019 06:13:28 PM

Jan6

Dear friends,

In just a few short weeks (January 25-26), Temple Beth-El is hosting Rabbi Sharon Brous as our our Scholar-in-Residence. Rabbi Brous, tRead more...

Renewing our Vows: A New Approach to Intermarriage  

01/02/2019 02:24:35 PM

Jan2

Rabbi Michael Knopf

https://ejewishphilanthropy.com/renewing-our-vows-a-new-approach-to-intermarriage/

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A Personal Invitation

12/30/2018 06:13:23 PM

Dec30

Dear friends,

Less than a month from now (on January 25-26), Temple Beth-El is hosting Rabbi Sharon Brous as our our Scholar-in-Residence. Rabbi BroRead more...

An Important Announcement about Intermarriage

12/14/2018 03:19:26 PM

Dec14

Dear Congregants,

We are writing to share with you some exciting news:

Last night, Temple Beth-El’s Board of Governors voted to permit its clergy Read more...

Announcing our 2019 Trip to Israel

12/12/2018 01:36:32 PM

Dec12

 Spend next Hanukkah in Israel with Rabbi Michael and Adira Knopf!

Experience the beauty and complexity of modern Israel as never before!
Luxury AcRead more...

Rabbinic Reflections for Hanukkah, Day 8

12/09/2018 04:40:24 PM

Dec9

   Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbinical Council to share inspirational anRead more...

Religious School and Morning Minyan Canceled for Tomorrow, December 9

12/08/2018 07:53:25 PM

Dec8

Religious School and Morning Minyan are canceled for tomorrow due to the impending inclement weather. 
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Rabbinic Reflections for Hanukkah, Day 7

12/08/2018 05:42:25 PM

Dec8

   Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbinical Council to share inspirational anRead more...

Rabbinic Reflections for Hanukkah, Day 6

12/07/2018 01:41:57 PM

Dec7

   Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbinical Council to share inspirational anRead more...

Rabbinic Reflections for Hanukkah, Day 5

12/06/2018 05:14:02 PM

Dec6

   Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbinical Council to share inspirational anRead more...

CORRECTED LINK My Message to Seventh Street Christian Church

12/05/2018 02:12:11 PM

Dec5

​​​​​​​On December 1 and 2, 2018, I participated in an interfaith “pulpit swap” with my dear friend and colleague, Rev. Hollie WoodrRead more...

Rabbinic Reflections for Hanukkah, Day 4

12/05/2018 02:01:10 PM

Dec5

   Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbinical Council to share inspirational anRead more...

My Message to Seventh Street Christian Church

12/05/2018 10:52:01 AM

Dec5

​​​​​​​On December 1 and 2, 2018, I participated in an interfaith “pulpit swap” with my dear friend and colleague, Rev. Hollie WoodrRead more...

Rabbinic Reflections for Hanukkah, Day 3

12/04/2018 02:55:02 PM

Dec4

Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbinical Council to share inspirational and thoRead more...

Rabbinic Reflections For Hanukkah

12/03/2018 03:40:57 PM

Dec3

This Hanukkah, Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbincal Council to share inspiraRead more...

Rabbinic Reflections For Hanukkah

12/02/2018 01:18:05 PM

Dec2

This Hanukkah, Temple Beth-El is proud to partner with the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Richmond Rabbincal Council to share inspiraRead more...

Supporting Israel on Giving Tuesday

11/27/2018 05:15:24 AM

Nov27

Dear friends,

Giving Tuesday is a great innovation. It interrupts the gluttonous consumerism that has come to mark the holiday season by reminding usRead more...

A Message from the Clergy: Tragedy in Pittsburgh

10/27/2018 08:45:56 PM

Oct27

“...עַל־אֵ֣לֶּה ׀ אֲנִ֣י בוֹכִיָּ֗ה עֵינִ֤י ׀ עֵינִי֙ יֹ֣רְדָה מַּ֔יִם כִּֽי־רָחRead more...

American Jewish World Service Global Justice Fellowship

10/10/2018 09:00:25 PM

Oct10

Dear friends,

Earlier this afternoon, I participated in the first webinar for The Global Justice Fellowship, an elite program for rabbis run by AmeriRead more...

Message 3 from Congregational Israel Trip

06/28/2018 11:05:25 AM

Jun28

Last Days of the Journey
by Rabbi Knopf

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Turning from the ancient to the modern, Monday was a particularly heavy day: in the Read more...

Message 2 from Congregational Israel Trip

06/26/2018 12:05:25 PM

Jun26

Our Journey Continues
by Rabbi Knopf

Friday, June 22
Our time in Tel Aviv reminded us that the miraculous existence of the state of Israel is a testaRead more...
Thu, May 23 2019 18 Iyyar 5779