Your Jewish Neighborhood
A podcast from Temple Isaiah, a Reform synagogue in Lafayette, California
This week's links:


Prophet, Priest or Pastor: The Rabbi on the High Holy Days, 2004 article by Rabbi Barry H. Block
For Rabbis, the High Holy Days Demand Sermons That Soar, 1999 New York Times article
A Different Kind of Kosher Sermon, from New York's "The Jewish Week"
What will your rabbi be talking about?, 2007 article from the Jewish Journal
Do-it-yourself High Holy Days sermon, a MadLibs-like approach to sermons from the Jewish Journal
Direct download: yjn-158.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:54pm EST

This week's links:

Wikipedia listing for Talmud Talmud listing from Encyclopaedia Britannica Jewish Encyclopedia listing for Talmud Talmud, from Jewish Virtual Library
Direct download: yjn-157.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19am EST

This week's links:


Jewish Bedtime Prayers for Children from About.com
Spiritual and Practical: A New Approach to Teaching Prayer, from the blog "New Jewish Education"
My Jewish Learning: Early Childhood
Jewish Routines for Children, from MyJewishLearning.com
Direct download: yjn-156.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:14pm EST

A warm welcome to Rabbi Nicki Greninger, Temple Isaiah's new education director!

This week's links:


Making Shabbat More Fun for Young Children at Home and in Synagogue, a PDF checklist
Top Ten Ways to Make Shabbat a Fun Family Celebration, from About.com
Temple Isaiah's Kindergarten page
Direct download: yjn-155.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm EST