Shabbat Prayer for Our College Students and Ourselves

180 for 180: Take Action TODAY for Israel

April 3 marks 180 days since the horrors of October 7th. Every one of us can do something. Sign one of the 180,000 letters that will be hand delivered to the White House on Wednesday, April 3rd in support of our brothers and sisters in Israel.

Bring Them Home. We Need To Go.

Their pain. Our pain. Death and life. Smiles and tears. Despair and hope. One thread weaving through it all. Is the thread making a quilt to warm us or is the thread unraveling the blanket of security and comfort? Go to Israel. Bear witness.

Installation of Senior Cantor Emma Lutz

Installation of Senior Cantor, Emma LutzFriday, March 25 at 6:15 p.m. | In-person and Online Since joining Stephen Wise Temple & Schools in 2016, Cantor Emma Lutz has made a significant mark on the Wise community. She has guided our Wise School students, mentored our youth, shared moments of joy and sorrow with our families, and brought beautiful, … Continued

Creating Community during COVID19: JewItAtHome

Thank you to Rabbi Adam Lutz whose leadership has created “JewItAtHome” through his synagogue, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills. He knew that “Social Distancing Does Not Mean Social Isolation” and even though “COVID-19 continues to disrupt every single aspect of normal life…and community doesn’t exist in person” we can create a Jewish community online. “We … Continued

Feeling Our Way with Cantor Emma Lutz

Shabbat Shalom. As we have all been #SafeAtHome during COVID-19, the clergy of Stephen Wise Temple have been sharing a daily dose of wisdom. I found these teachings from Cantor Emma Lutz this week deeply moving and she allowed me to share them again here. Happy Mother’s Day Weekend! The patient person shows much good … Continued

We Said Go Travel