Newsletter

The Jewish Gaily Forward has been the newsletter of our congregation since the late 70’s.  Originally published monthly and mailed in a blank envelope to protect confidentiality, it was designed to provide a calendar of services, classes and events as well as to offer messages from rabbinical and lay leadership.

With the advent of a weekly email, an up-to-date website and the use of social media for publicity, it is currently published quarterly with emphasis on personal stories, recognition of sponsorships and donations as well as inspiring columns by clergy, professional staff and our president.  It is now mailed without an envelope, representing the change in acceptance of LGBT rights in our City, State and Nation.

Click on the images below to read our quarterly newsletter.

 

December 2021 – February 2022

 

September – November 2021

 

June – August 2021

 

March – May 2021

 

December 2020 – February 2021

 

September – November 2020

 

June 2020-August 2020

 

March 2020-May 2020

 

January 2020-February 2020

 

September 2019-November 2019

 

June 2019-August 2019

 

March 2019 – May 2019

 

December 2018 – February 2019

 

September 2018 – November 2018

 

June 2018 – August 2018

 

March 2018 – May 2018

 

December 2017 – February 2018

 

September-November 2017

 

July-August 2017

 

April-June 2017

 

January-March 2017

 

September-December 2016

 

 

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