Passover 5781-2021This is the Story of a Hurricane

Although our world has been forever altered this past year, long before COVID the winds of change have been blowing. In one generation, snail mail turned into email, rotary phones turned into cell phones, and Blackberry turned into an iPhone. There’s uncertainty concerning politics, gender, marriage, support for Israel and many other issues that were, […]

A Booth for All Occasions Sukkot 5780-2019

In Jewish consciousness, there’s an idea that the three festivals-Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot-correspond to the three Patriarchs. Passover corresponds to Abraham, Shavuos, Isaac, Sukkot to Yaakov (Jacob). Being as Sunday night is the first night of Sukkot, we will focus on Yaakov and the fact that he is associated with this festival.   The scriptural source […]

Hands are for Mitzvot and we need your helping hands at CTC

  Hands are for Mitzvot! Can you help out at any of these events? Please email Sara@charlottetorahcenter.com if you can help Charlotte Torah Center, CJWI & JWRP Alumni community service hours given to all teens who assist ! **All events held at the Charlotte Torah Center new location unless noted otherwise. Address is: 5668 International […]

Rosh Hashana Community Dinners Sept. 24 and 25

Join the warm and inviting community of the Charlotte Torah Center for a delicious festive meal for Rosh Hashana after services on both Wednesday Sept. 24 and Thursday Sept. 25.  Connect with the community, share traditions and learn together with family and friends during our interactive meal for the whole family. Please RSVP by Sept. […]

The Anomally Called Bread

A Word from Rabbi Chanoch Oppenheim Jews know that we don’t eat bread on Passover, but we go to extremes during this particular time of year because of the peculiar law stat ing that we must purge chometz (leavened bread) from our possession. Interestingly, we don’t find the idea of eradicating forbidden things as part […]