Midbar Kodesh Temple News

March 26, 2020

I checked the exact date I sent my first new post on Facebook.  It was December 19, 2019, roughly three months ago.  Before that, I had not been on Facebook for over six years.  After being on the platform almost from its beginning, I had come to disdain Facebook for m...

March 17, 2020

Midbar Kodesh Temple members Alan and Donna Weinstein have been married for 51 years. Prior to moving to Anthem, Alan practiced Hematology and Medical Oncology for 30 years and was Medical Director of the cancer program for a hospital system in Southern New Jersey. Don...

March 17, 2020

It's those daily little things that our members are so good at.  Let's hear from you when you do that mitzvah, see a mitzvah, know that there is a need for a mitzvah!

Grocery Shopping Mitzvah:

It has been crazy to shop at the grocery stores and big box stores the last fe...

March 16, 2020

We have made the difficult decision to close our entire Midbar Kodesh Temple campus, effective immediately, in order to help keep everyone safe and healthy. At this point in time, we plan to remain closed through Sunday, April 5, 2020 and will continue to evaluate this...

March 13, 2020

Shabbat Services tonight at 7:30 PM and Tomorrow at 9:00 AM will be live-streamed on our Facebook page.  You will need a Facebook account.  Search for Midbar Kodesh Temple.

We will have in-person services tonight and tomorrow also, and those that would like to join...

March 12, 2020

Like many of you, we sit with swirling thoughts and emotions about the COVID- 19 pandemic that is now sweeping across the U.S. This is admittedly scary and daunting for all of us, yet for us, the one element of comfort, and one of the things we love about the Midbar Ko...

March 2, 2020

"Odessa, Odessa" by Barbara Artson is a beautifully told story that unfolds over decades of the 20th century—a story in which two families, joined in tradition and parted during persecution, will remain bound by their fateful decision to leave Odessa.  The story follow...

February 27, 2020

I recently made a reluctant return to Facebook.  After swearing it off both literally and figuratively for many years, I was coaxed back in.  There were many reasons I left the platform, but one of the biggest reasons was the forced barrier it places against direct, fa...