+ Networked Congregations

(Newsletter Cover, Spring 2013) Friends,  When we started Tamid, our goal was to create a Jewish home in Lower Manhattan for people looking to celebrate Shabbat and holidays, to educate their children, and to find the support and care of a loving community. Now, as we approach our first-year anniversary, we’re taking stock of our

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+ The Jewish Wedding and Creation

Dear Friends, As wedding season approaches, I wanted to offer a new perspective on the Wedding Ritual. Many rituals in Judaism are designed to re-enact Jewish history and to bring people into a direct and living experience of the past. It’s through the process of re-enactment that gives people a living experience of an historical

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+ Purim with a New Purpose

Purim with a New Purpose The holiday of Purim will be celebrated by Jews around the world this weekend. At Tamid, we believe that too much attention is given to Haman, the story’s villain, as we encourage children to shout, holler, and shake their groggers (noisemakers) when Haman’s name is mentioned. By doing this, we

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+ Mazel Tov, Charlie

Congratulations to Charlie Pomerantz on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah, January 12. Charlie is a 7th grader at Leman Manhattan and is an avid sports fan, athlete, movie editor, and guitarist. His Mitzvah project was to help the elderly at the Hallmark Residence in Battery Park City. Tonights big celebration will take place is at

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+Dedication for Newtown Victims

Dedication for students and families at Sandy Hook School Dec 15, 2012 Rabbi Darren Levine “Yitgadal v’yitkadah sh’mey rabbah, seems like the only appropriate way to begin We stand with you today along with communities of faith around the world expressing our sorrow for what you are enduring Few can understand the shock to your

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+ Boost the Local Economy

Dear Members and Friends, Please join me this week at restaurants in our neighborhood to help jump-start our downtown economy. Local independents that consistently give to our raffles, our school events, and community fundraisers have been closed for a week and we want to help them make up for their losses so they can continue

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