Q & A with IFFP’s Clergy

Q & A with IFFP’s Clergy

This month we are doing a special Q&A interview with our (mostly) new Rabbi, Debbie Reichmann, and our (really) new Reverend, Samantha Gonzalez-Block. They’ll answer five of your most important questions, like what brought them to IFFP, how they work with...
The Torah’s Many Voices

The Torah’s Many Voices

By Rabbi Debbie Reichmann When I was in middle school (maybe high school, I really don’t remember), I learned in either Tanach class or Rabbinics (yes, I went to Jewish Day School) the following verse from Exodus: “If a person shall dig open a pit, or dig a pit and...
Tu B’shvat and the Tree of life

Tu B’shvat and the Tree of life

A Reflection by Rabbi Debbie Reichmann It is strange to talk about the New Year for Trees, Tu B’shvat the traditional celebration of early Spring, during a snowstorm. The holiday’s original purpose was to demarcate one year’s crop from the next for tithing purposes....