This small, unassuming, beloved house of worship in Long Beach, NY often goes unnoticed by neighborhood residents and passers-by.
Curiously, stories of people who discovered it by chance, yet grew devoted as members are common. But such encounters are deliberate not happenstance, when in G-ds house no?
Our blog aims to capture the power of faith, friendship, and community --pillars that have upheld the physical and spiritual existence of Temple Zion, our Miracle on Maryland, for 66 years.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Back to the Basics
As we kick off the English calendar year, it’s customarily a
time to count our blessings and list resolutions --those small or great life
changes we strive to make, so as to improve our lives.
Shul is a place where one’s new beginnings and self-promises are cheered
on.Torah values, rabbinical teachings
and a congregation of friends serve as a support structure.
Whether you seek spiritual guidance or want to help others
in need, consider coming to synagogue more often.A gathering spot for study, communal prayer,
enlightenment and inspiration, such positive forces can play a vital role in seeing
through the progress we wish to make.
What better way to begin 2015 than with a new Shabbat 101 women’sstudy group, offered by our own Rebbetzin Rachel Vinik?She herself is one of our newest shul family members, yet
didn’t hesitate to jump in and share her time and insights with those who are