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Parshat Balak

As this week’s Torah portion progresses, Balaam goes to curse the Israelites atop one of the mountains nearby. He looks out, sees the Israelites and cannot help but bless them. Most famously, he says, “How [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|KBI Blog, Kenter's blog|0 Comments

Questions for the Gabbai Rishon

Almost every week I am asked questions that, while I answer them on the spot, could be asked by many of you. In this section, I will try to provide the answers so that everyone [...]

Parshat Chukkat

Towards the beginning of this week’s Torah portion, Miriam, Moses’ sister, dies.  In mourning for her loss, not only do Moses and Aaron stop traveling for a week’s time, the entire community of Israel stops [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|KBI Blog, Kenter's blog|0 Comments

Parshat Korach

In this week's Torah portion we are introduced to the soon to be rebels. All that we know about them are their genealogies, but even with only that, we know a great deal about them. [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|KBI Blog, Kenter's blog|0 Comments

What’s Happening – June 14/18

  This has been a fabulous spring for our KBI family, which increased by another new member, with the wonderful addition of Reuvi Aderet Kenter.   A hearty mazel tov again to Rabbi Eytan, Staci and [...]

Parshat Sh’lach Lecha

The image (left) is a reference to this week’s Torah reading, Sh’lach Lecha. In it, the spies visit the land of Israel for the first time and bring back some of the remarkable produce they [...]

By | June 8th, 2018|KBI Blog, Kenter's blog|0 Comments

Parshat Naso

Addition by Subtraction As rabbis, we often encourage our congregants to explore adding more mitzvoth into their lives. We suggest eating Kosher foods, observing Shabbat, praying regularly, and giving charitably among countless other Mitzvot because [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|KBI Blog, Kenter's blog|0 Comments

Parshat Bemidbar ~ Shavuot 2018

As Boaz counted down to his 4th birthday, there would be days where he would express an inability to wait any longer.  Why isn’t his birthday here already? We are also in the midst of [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|KBI Blog, Kenter's blog|0 Comments

What’s Happening – May

Spring is finally here and with it a time for renewed growth and expectation. It is our distinct pleasure to welcome Cantor Jason Green and his wife Jodi and their three sons Zev, Noah and [...]

Parshiot Behar + Behukkotai

In this week’s Torah portion, we learn about the Sabbatical year, where no crops were planted and the land laid fallow.  The only product that could be eaten is what was saved from before and [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|KBI Blog, Kenter's blog|0 Comments