High Holidays 2017/5778

Rosh Hashanah 2017 Speech — Alex Gillette

Rabbi Jason asked me if I would be interested in speaking during the High Holidays about my Jewish journey and my relationship to JCP. I requested to do so at Rosh Hashanah. In the days leading up to Rosh Hashanah…

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Kol Nidre 2017 Speech — Erica Marks

Good evening everyone. Thank you Rabbi Jason, Erin and Evan for asking me to speak to tonight. I must admit, I was more than a bit surprised to be asked to do this, but certainly felt honored. Upon hearing that…

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Yom Kippur 2017 Speech — Margrit Wiesendanger

Dear friends, it is truly an honor to be invited to share my Jewish journey with you. My upbringing was entirely secular, and for a number of years, it seemed I had no need for a faith. It was enough…

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