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.
The use of the word “ach” or “brother” is sprinkled throughout the Torah in very deliberate and intentional places,
Judge, or Shofet, was a relatively new concept in Biblical times. Four thousand years ago,people had started moving into larger