Shalom Aleichem to “September!"
Song of the Week • 3m 21s
What secular month is upon us? "Do you remember" how we surprised Rabbi Cosgrove for his 50th birthday? What happens when the PAS Tijuana Brass come out from behind the bimah after services? Answers to these questions are found in this fun video. Wishing you a Shabbat Shalom and a happy Labor Day weekend!
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Wishing you a Shabbat Shalom and a meaningful Tisha b’Av.
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