YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE

YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE

YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE By Rabbi Donna Berman In Hebrew, there are three words--nefesh, neshama and ruach—that, with slight nuances, all mean “soul” or “spirit.”  What’s interesting is that all three words also mean...

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Our 2020 Kristallnacht Commemoration

If you weren't able to join us for our Virtual Kristallnacht Commemoration, we are pleased to make this video available here. Special thanks to the contributors who have made this program so moving and to Eric Budney for his video expertise....

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REPARATIONS: THE HOLY WORK OF REPAIR

Our Rose Window Has Returned!

stained glassmy mind wanderingback to my prayer- Bill Kenney Thanks to the generosity of the Charter Oak Cultural Center family of supporters, our beloved Rose Window has been returned its home in our sanctuary! As you may recall, last fall,...

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Charter Oak’s #FacetotheName project

Charter Oak’s #FacetotheName project

The Hartford Courant recently did a feature on Charter Oak's #FacetotheName project, a daily Facebook series that shares the faces of Black individuals who have been killed in altercations with the police. The article also features Unspoken Truths...

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