Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein came to Buffalo in the Fall of 2008 to serve as the rabbi of Temple Sinai, now called Congregation Shir Shalom. He brings warmth, creativity, and compassion to the role of synagogue rabbi.
A trained chaplain and gifted teacher, he is engaged in all aspects of communal life, from helping people with their everyday struggles, to intricate details of synagogue governance.
It is always amazing that the laws included in this weeks portion, Mishpatim, are still largely in place today.
In honor of Shabbat Shira, a Shabbat dedicated to song and poetry, I’d like to offer a poem I