Author: Eric Gurvis

December 2019

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Posted By: Eric Gurvis

Dear Friends, I write these words as 2019 winds down to the start of 2020. With last night’s sundown, Hanukkah reached its end for this year. I was so gratified to be with so many from our community as we welcomed the holiday on the first night on December 22nd at Montenegro Square in Ashland. […]

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November Message

Friday, November 15, 2019
Posted By: Eric Gurvis

Dear Friends, Those who know me are familiar with the fact that I am often inspired by things I see around me which might otherwise pass unnoticed. One such source of inspiration comes from bumper stickers I see on cars as I traverse the highways and byways of our communities. Several years ago, I spotted […]

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2019 High Holiday Message

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Posted By: Eric Gurvis

Dear Friends, I happened to glance up at the sky last night, noticing the full moon. “Ah,” my rabbinic brain calculated, “it’s about 6 weeks now until Rosh Hashanah.” My glance heavenward comes in a week that has been filled with blessings, two in particular. A few nights ago, our community gathered at the Greenstein […]

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Rabbi Eric’s Introductory Message

Monday, July 1, 2019
Posted By: Eric Gurvis

Dear Friends, Shalom!  I know it may be a bit presumptuous to address this message as “dear friends” as I have not yet met most of you. But I can tell you, from those members of Sha’arei Shalom whom I have met, young and old, and the gatherings I have been attending over recent weeks, I am […]

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