The extensive use of electronic communication at Congregation Tikvat Israel receives attention in the Dec. 30 issue of Washington Jewish Week. The newspaper story, titled "Shuls Blog and Tweet Their Way to New Communication," quotes TI President Sam Freedenberg and Janaki Kuruppu, one of the webmasters.
...(Posted Jan 1, 2010) [Click to read story]
Giving a gift of food to friends – “Mishloah Manot” – is one of the nicest traditions of Purim. A rabbinic teaching tells us that we should not only give gifts to friends, but to people new to the community, those who are needy, and those whose spirits would be lifted by knowing someone cares.
To help fulfill the mitzvah of Mishloah Manot, the MTNesters Havurah at Tikvat Israel is again coordinating a Mishloah Manot project.
...(Posted Jan 4, 2010) [Click to read story]