Jun 11

Article by Rabbi Borodowski

Struggling with Mental Illness: Sanctuaries for the Mind By Alfredo Borodowski, Congregation Sulam Yaakov, Larchmont, NY From the outset let me declare that “I am not bipolar,” but that “I have a bipolar disorder.” As much as this condition has … Continue reading

Sep 28

Building Community at Sulam Yaakov -Sponsor a Kiddush

Building Community at Sulam Yaakov – Sponsor a Kiddush! Do you have a birthday or anniversary coming up or just feel like doing a mitzvah? How about sponsoring a Shabbat kiddush? Minimum donation $180. It’s a nice way to honor … Continue reading

Sep 23

Rabbi Alfredo’s Rosh Hashanah Sermon Day 1

Standing on Stilts Ladies and gentlemen, before I begin this sermon, I have an unusual announcement to make. We are downsizing. Following an intensive study of the year ending, 5773, and having made multiple projections and predictions it has become … Continue reading

Sep 23

Rabbi Alfredo’s Rosh Hashanah Sermon Day 2

THE RAM IN THE PSYCHIATRIC WARD The fire and the altar were ready. The knife was touching Isaac’s throat when the angel of God shouted “Abraham, Abraham, stop!” “Abraham looked up, [and] saw a ram caught in the thicket by … Continue reading

Jul 19

Larchmont Synagogue Stands By Bipolar Rabbi Despite Arrest

Congregation Sulam Yaakov.   Click here  to see article http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/new-york-news/larchmont-synagogue-stands-bipolar-rabbi-despite-arrest Sent from my iPad

Jan 17

CSY Links JNF – - Plant Trees

Jan 8

Sulaam Yaakov awarded 2013 Outreach Award

Sulam Yaakov Awarded USCJ 2013 Young Adult Outreach Micro Grant. We are pleased to announce that Congregation Sulam Yaakov is a recipient of the 2013 Young Adult Outreach Micro Grant sponsored by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Rabbi Alfredo … Continue reading

Sep 23

Message from the Rabbi

  Goodbye Perfect God; Goodbye ROSH HASHANA-2012/5773 I teach a lot and I love it. As the Executive Director of The Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning in Manhattan, I have the privilege of teaching high level adult education classes. … Continue reading