Sinai Memorial Chapel

Since 1901, Sinai Memorial Chapel has helped families in the greater San Francisco Bay Area honor the death and memory of their loved ones.

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09/22/2021

"Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge." - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, z"l

"Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge." - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, z"l

09/15/2021

"Seven times the righteous man falls and gets up While the wicked are tripped by one misfortune." - King Solomon

"Seven times the righteous man falls and gets up While the wicked are tripped by one misfortune." - King Solomon

Memento Mori: Living With Death on Yom Kippur 09/14/2021

Memento Mori: Living With Death on Yom Kippur

"Yom Kippur is a gift—the day in which we have an opportunity, together, in sync with one another, to embody death. It brings us face-to-face with the idea of death and, in turn, offers the possibility of salvation." - Maya Bernstein

Memento Mori: Living With Death on Yom Kippur On Yom Kippur, a lesson about living with mortality

No one lost their Jewish last name at Ellis Island. But we gained a safe haven. - Jewish Telegraphic Agency 09/14/2021

No one lost their Jewish last name at Ellis Island. But we gained a safe haven. - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

No one lost their Jewish last name at Ellis Island. But we gained a safe haven. - Jewish Telegraphic Agency Dara Horn's new book explodes a recurring myth about Jewish immigration and adaptation.

Give yourself some credit this year with this positive Yom Kippur prayer – J. 09/14/2021

Give yourself some credit this year with this positive Yom Kippur prayer – J.

Give yourself some credit this year with this positive Yom Kippur prayer – J. Every year during the High Holidays, Jews recite a litany of ways we have fallen short in a confessional prayer. Known as a viddui, the prayer is a centerpiece of our Yom Kippur liturgy. This year, we again will reflect on our shortcomings. But one takeaway from the past year is that even when we do...

Observing Yom Kippur on the street — and remembering those lost to violence 09/14/2021

Observing Yom Kippur on the street — and remembering those lost to violence

Observing Yom Kippur on the street — and remembering those lost to violence On Yom Kippur, Tamar Manasseh will lead the lighting of 600 candles on the street for those lost to violence.

Bringing su***de out of the dark 09/14/2021

Bringing su***de out of the dark

Bringing su***de out of the dark From the blog of Judy Krasna at The Times of Israel

For a Surfside-area rabbi, these High Holidays are for processing communal grief 09/14/2021

For a Surfside-area rabbi, these High Holidays are for processing communal grief

For a Surfside-area rabbi, these High Holidays are for processing communal grief Sholom Lipskar built his community from the ground up and keenly feels the loss of several members in a high-rise collapse in June. But that doesn't stop him from moving forward

09/14/2021

"Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart." - Roy T. Bennett

"Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart." - Roy T. Bennett

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s headstone revealed ahead of one-year anniversary of death 09/13/2021

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s headstone revealed ahead of one-year anniversary of death

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s headstone, featuring the seal of the United States Supreme Court, was unveiled at Arlington National Cemetery. The Brooklyn-born associate justice and feminist icon died one year ago on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s headstone revealed ahead of one-year anniversary of death According to Jewish tradition, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s headstone would have been officially unveiled by her first yahrzeit, or the anniversary of her death.

Edie Windsor | Jewish Women's Archive 09/13/2021

Edie Windsor | Jewish Women's Archive

Edie Windsor | Jewish Women's Archive Before Edie Windsor became an LGBT activist, she was a computer programmer at IBM in the 1960s and a mentor to women in the field. When her joyous 44-year relationship with Thea Spyer ended with Thea’s death, Edie sued the federal government to recognize their marriage. She took her case all the w...

Patrols beefed up after vandals hit Jewish cemetery in St. Paul 09/13/2021

Patrols beefed up after vandals hit Jewish cemetery in St. Paul

Patrols beefed up after vandals hit Jewish cemetery in St. Paul Investigation continues into threat to St. Louis Park synagogue amid Jewish High Holy Days.

Never Too Late for Yom Kippur Forgiveness 09/13/2021

Never Too Late for Yom Kippur Forgiveness

Never Too Late for Yom Kippur Forgiveness Asking for forgiveness on Yom Kippur can be anxiety-inducing. Learn why it is better to be late than never with Yom Kippur forgiveness.

Who by water? Who by fire? Climate crisis demands Jewish response – J. 09/10/2021

Who by water? Who by fire? Climate crisis demands Jewish response – J.

Who by water? Who by fire? Climate crisis demands Jewish response – J. “Who shall live and who shall die … who by water and who by fire … who by earthquake and who by plague …” Twenty years ago, people cried when they said these words on Rosh Hashanah, six days after the attacks of Sept. 11. The ancient words suddenly held intense contemporary force. Twenty y...

This week is Shabbat Shuvah — a time to practice creative discomfort – J. 09/10/2021

This week is Shabbat Shuvah — a time to practice creative discomfort – J.

This week is Shabbat Shuvah — a time to practice creative discomfort – J. The Torah column is supported by a generous donation from Eve Gordon-Ramek in memory of Kenneth Gordon. Vayeilech Deuteronomy 31:1-30 Author’s note: This Torah portion is read this year on 9/11. We grieve for those who were murdered that day. As a nation, we are embarrassed by the events 20 years ...

Frozen Jews — Adventures with Dead Jews — Tablet Magazine 09/10/2021

Frozen Jews — Adventures with Dead Jews — Tablet Magazine

Frozen Jews — Adventures with Dead Jews — Tablet Magazine What happens when a country hears about an antisemitic conspiracy theory and takes it literally?

More than 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina - Jewish Telegraphic Agency 09/10/2021

More than 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The cemetery contains the remains of dozens of victims from the 1994 terrorist bombing at the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

More than 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina - Jewish Telegraphic Agency The graveyard, which includes the remains of victims of the 1994 AMIA Jewish center bombing, was vandalized similarly in 2009.

Parashat Vayelech: The concealed face of God 09/10/2021

Parashat Vayelech: The concealed face of God

This week’s parasha is one of the last parashot in the Torah. It describes the last preparations before the death of Moses, and the passing of the torch to his student Yehoshua bin Nun, who would later lead the nation to settling the Holy Land.

Parashat Vayelech: The concealed face of God Why is a punishment in the Torah described as "the concealment of God’s face" , and what is the meaning of this?

09/10/2021

"If your ship hasn't come in, swim out to it." - Mary Engelbreit

"If your ship hasn't come in, swim out to it." - Mary Engelbreit

New memoir: Grieving his mother while the towers were falling – J. 09/09/2021

New memoir: Grieving his mother while the towers were falling – J.

"So there we were, ready to take care of burying Mom, and mourning Mom, and benefiting from the power of the Jewish tradition. Our rituals are so amazing, and then they were just blown up."
#September11 #JoinTheJewishConversation

New memoir: Grieving his mother while the towers were falling – J. During the best of times, grief is a difficult, lonely, messy process. Losing someone we love shakes our being to the core. But losing someone we love during the pandemic — due to Covid-19 or any other reason — has only complicated matters. For those observing Jewish mourning rituals, it has mea...

Jewish Agency: World Jewish population rises slightly to 15.2 million – J. 09/09/2021

Jewish Agency: World Jewish population rises slightly to 15.2 million – J.

Jewish Agency: World Jewish population rises slightly to 15.2 million – J. The world population of those who self-identify as Jews stands at about 15.2 million — an increase of 100,000 over last year — with the number in the U.S. differing measurably from this year’s Pew survey. Israel has 6.9 million Jews and the United States has “about 6 million,” according to...

Florida 'cyber grave robbers' charged with Surfside collapse ID theft 09/09/2021

Florida 'cyber grave robbers' charged with Surfside collapse ID theft

Florida 'cyber grave robbers' charged with Surfside collapse ID theft State attorney: "Cyber grave robbers did move very quickly after the collapse to grab what they could while family and friends were in absolute emotional turmoil."

09/09/2021

"True love is a love of giving, not a love of receiving" said Rabbi Dr. Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, z"l a scion of multiple Hasidic dynasties, author of 60+ books merging mussar with the Twelve-Step Program and a Pittsburgh based psychiatrist who became a leading authority on drug treatment and addiction passed away from Covid in Jerusalem this past January.
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"True love is a love of giving, not a love of receiving" said Rabbi Dr. Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, z"l a scion of multiple Hasidic dynasties, author of 60+ books merging mussar with the Twelve-Step Program and a Pittsburgh based psychiatrist who became a leading authority on drug treatment and addiction passed away from Covid in Jerusalem this past January.
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Choosing Life 09/08/2021

Choosing Life

“Life and death I set before you, the blessing and the curse, and you shall choose life so that you may live, you and your children.” - Devarim 30:19
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.הַעִדֹ֨תִי בָכֶ֣ם הַיּוֹם֮ אֶת־הַשָּׁמַ֣יִם וְאֶת־הָאָ֒רֶץ֒ הַחַיִּ֤ים וְהַמָּ֙וֶת֙ נָתַ֣תִּי לְפָנֶ֔יךָ הַבְּרָכָ֖ה וְהַקְּלָלָ֑ה וּבָֽחַרְתָּ֙ בַּחַיִּ֔ים לְמַ֥עַן תִּֽחְיֶ֖ה אַתָּ֥ה וְזַרְעֶֽךָ׃

Choosing Life After giving birth to a stillborn baby, finding comfort in Jewish ritual and scripture

09/08/2021

"One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

09/03/2021

Our dear friends in the editorial department at the J. The Jewish News of Northern California write that "we can each do our part to make 5782 a ‘Shanah tovah!’" We agree. https://www.jweekly.com/2021/09/02/we-can-each-do-our-part-to-make-5782-a-shanah-tovah/ #RoshHashanah #JoinTheJewishConversation

Our dear friends in the editorial department at the J. The Jewish News of Northern California write that "we can each do our part to make 5782 a ‘Shanah tovah!’" We agree. https://www.jweekly.com/2021/09/02/we-can-each-do-our-part-to-make-5782-a-shanah-tovah/ #RoshHashanah #JoinTheJewishConversation

Look for the holy spark within and greet the new year with hope – J. 09/03/2021

Look for the holy spark within and greet the new year with hope – J.

"As the High Holidays approach, this week's Torah portion reminds us that no matter how far we may have strayed, we can still find our way home." - Rabbi Shana Chandler Leon asks us in the J. The Jewish News of Northern California to look for the holy spark within and greet the new year with hope.

#RoshHashanah #JoinTheJewishConversation

Look for the holy spark within and greet the new year with hope – J. The Torah column is supported by a generous donation from Eve Gordon-Ramek in memory of Kenneth Gordon. Nitzavim / Rosh Hashanah Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20 Rosh Hashanah is almost here — a pregnant, hopeful time, when the Jewish People celebrate the “birthday of the world,” declare the Creator sov...

09/03/2021

What’s older: Labor Day or the Labor Department? Brush up on labor trivia so you can dazzle your friends and family https://www.dol.gov/general/laborday/history

What’s older: Labor Day or the Labor Department? Brush up on labor trivia so you can dazzle your friends and family https://www.dol.gov/general/laborday/history

09/03/2021

"To be or not to be is not the question, the vital question is how to be and how not to be..." - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

"To be or not to be is not the question, the vital question is how to be and how not to be..." - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

09/02/2021

"Every moment is a fresh beginning...." - T.S. Eliot

"Every moment is a fresh beginning...." - T.S. Eliot

FBI reports drop in antisemitic crimes in 2020 – J. 09/01/2021

FBI reports drop in antisemitic crimes in 2020 – J.

FBI reports drop in antisemitic crimes in 2020 – J. The FBI recorded the largest number of hate crimes last year since 2008, including spikes in the number of anti-Black and anti-Asian hate crimes. Anti-Jewish hate crimes dropped from 953 in 2019 to 676 last year, a decrease of 29%. Anti-Jewish crimes again made up the majority of hate crimes based o...

Home - Here I Am 09/01/2021

Home - Here I Am

Your story matters. JCRC of San Francisco is celebrating the vibrancy, diversity, and values of the Bay Area Jewish community. Join our community and declare #HereIAm today: https://hereiamstories.org/

Home - Here I Am “Here I Am” is a new initiative demonstrating the vibrancy, diversity, and values of the Bay Area Jewish community. Through grassroots storytelling videos, we seek to bring to light our personal experiences with antisemitism, and educate our neighbors how to be Jewish allies in this fraught mome...

09/01/2021
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Homepage In honor of Yom Kippur, Reboot premiered the short and powerful visual poem Forgiveness with a post-film talkback between the filmmaker, poet and Blavity co-founder Aaron Samuels, and Mahogany L. Browne, executive director of Just Media and Poet-in-Residence at Lincoln Center. Forgiveness interrogat...

09/01/2021

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