We Know What It Means to Dream

“You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” In our weekly Torah reading, we are in the midst of one of the most important stories of the Jewish people, the exodus from Egypt. There are many lessons we take from the tales of bondage, suffering and freedom of the Israelites. The command to treat strangers with kindness is at the forefront. We read the verse above numerous times throughout the Torah. We are told that since we know what it is like to be treated badly as strangers in a strange land, we have an even greater obligation to treat foreigners with great care and compassion. We who sit here today, immigrants, children of immigrants, g

Mazel Tov Ethan Kane!

Ethan Harris Kane, son of Midbar Kodesh Temple members Nancy and Mitchell Kane, brother to Jason, and grandson of Lois and David Gross from Marlboro, New Jersey and Alan Kane from Las Vegas and Myra Kane of blessed memory, will be called to the Torah in February. Ethan is a proud graduate of Solomon Schechter Day School of Las Vegas. He is now enrolled in a math and science magnet program in a CCSD middle school. He plays the guitar, is on the school's Rubik’s cube team and participates as a team member of CyberPatriot, a National Youth Cyber Education Program for middle and high school students. He attends Ma'ayan and is a member of MKT USY and also attends Camp Alonim each summer. Ethan

The Mitzvah of A Meal

Would you believe that there are over eleven thousand homeless children in the Clark County School District? One of the consequences of homelessness is hunger. For many of the homeless students the only nutritional meals, or meals at all, they get are breakfast and lunch supplied by the school each day. Imagine it is Friday afternoon and you are heading back to the shelter, the car, or the couch in someone’s apartment where you will live for the next two days. Where will you get food to nourish you through the weekend? This is the dilemma so many of the homeless students face each week. Luckily there is a program to help. Each week the students can receive a bag of nutritious snacks to

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