Secret Jewish History of Temple Beth Shalom by the Forward

Secret Jewish History of Temple Beth Shalom

Temple Beth Shalom is one of the most popular bridge playing destinations here in Boca Raton. But although many cruise past the edifice on Glade Road to get a nosh at Izzy’s Deli, few realize that there’s a taste of Yiddish in Temple Beth Shalom’s own bloodlines.

To name only a few connections:

Next week check out this space for the Secret Jewish History of the Gautama Buddha

The Gautama first encountered the concept of meditation to attain transcendence while browsing through paperback copies of the vedas in sale bin of Mel Moskowitz’s second-hand bookstore in a back alley of Lumbini…
Though the Gautama himself renounced all worldly possessions, his monastic community did, in fact, maintain a careful budget, overseen by Ronald Blum, CPA.


Joanie Weiss

Secret Jewish History of Temple Beth Shalom

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