Entries by harsin79

Reform Leader to Speak at Har Sinai’s Anniversary Year Finale

For the past 175 years, Owings Mills’ Har Sinai Congregation has held a special place in the history of the Reform community. On May 11, the temple – the nation’s oldest continuously Reform congregation — will cap off a yearlong anniversary celebration with a special Shabbat service officiated by the synagogue’s Rabbi Linda Joseph, Rabbi Emeritus Floyd L. Herman and […]

Har Sinai 175th Celebrations Close with Gala, Rabbi Rick Jacobs

Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills is holding the final event of its 175th anniversary celebrations with a special Shabbat service and catered dinner Friday, May 11, with music by Chai-Jinx and cantors Robert Gerber and Rhoda Harrison. Union of Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs is slated as guest speaker. Jacobs will co-lead the […]

Vayeitze Refugee Crisis

Very early this week, on Thursday morning, I made my way from my home in Shandon to the outskirts of Irmo, to speak to a dozen High School Teens from a Mormon Church who meet daily to pray and study. At the “ungodly 7am hour” I was tasked with bringing these children seeking faith a […]

Terumah and Healing

We marvel when the impossible becomes possible. In the last 24 hours the news broke that has caused more than a ripple in the scientific community. A prediction in Einstein’s Theory of Relativity has been proven. Gravitational Waves exist. This 1916 theory that was vigorously debated when presented by Albert Einstein, which was labeled by […]

Al HaDvash

Sermon 6/17/2016: Al HaDvash v’Al Ha’Oketz “Al hadv’ash v’al haoketz – through the honey and the sting; al hamar v’hamatok – through the bitter and the sweet; al biteinu hatinoket – for the sake of our little daughter; sh’mor Eli hatov –  good God keep us safe. Al ha-eish ham’vo-eret – through the burning flame; […]

Har Sinai Congregation’s Senior Rabbi, Linda Joseph

Rabbi Linda Joseph was born in Melbourne, Australia. “Discovered” by a professor at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion who recognized the wide ranging Jewish community work she had undertaken- from working in major Jewish organizations, counseling, founding study groups and Chavurot, leading services and teaching- she was convinced to apply to rabbinic school. Rabbi […]


Come laugh with HSC’s B.I.G. Benefit With the Baltimore Improv Group

Saturday, April 29
7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Evening includes:

Dinner and two drink tickets, entertainment and silent auction.

To purchase tickets online click: Buy Tickets Here!

Contact Lisa Dickler if you have any questions, 410-274-4268.