News & Ideas from Peninsula Temple Sholom

A collection of writing by clergy, staff, and leadership.

Stories

Inspirational Stories & Reflections from PTS Congregants

What's in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Heidi Schell
I have been on an unexpected and extraordinary Jewish journey the past several years, here at PTS.
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Our Spiritual Home

Our Spiritual Home

Jonathan Freedman
"Welcome the Stranger, for you were Strangers in Switzerland."
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Strangers

Strangers

Marilyn Hollinger
In opening our hearts and minds to strangers, to the “other”, we discover our own humanity.
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Kol Nidre Speech

Kol Nidre Speech

Mary Ann Waterman
Six years ago I embarked on the remarkable path of learning, praying, studying and exploring my Jewish identity and tradition in the process toward my B’nai Mitzvah.
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Andrea Sobel

Andrea Sobel

Andrea Sobel
It’s impossible to fully express how much it meant to us that our PTS family was there for our whole family providing comfort, love and support every step of the way.
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The Rosenberg Family

The Rosenberg Family

The Rosenberg Family
Thank you PTS for teaching us, enriching us and allowing us a nurturing place to grow together as a family unit and part of a dynamic community.
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It Feels Good to Be Let In

It Feels Good to Be Let In

Sasha Abrams
The feeling of being "let in" can be just as real for adults as for preschoolers.
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