Rabbi Larry Karol

Rabbi Larry Karol serves Temple Beth-El in Las Cruces, NM. He blogs at RabbiLarryKarol.blogspot.com.


What Weddings Can Teach Us About Community

Rabbi Larry Karol

Mishpachah (family). K’dushah (holiness). Ahavah (love). 

These elements comprise the essence of every life event, both joyous celebrations and times of sorrow. They are the ingredients of our most treasured relationships; they lie at the foundation of any

No One Superior

Rabbi Larry Karol

Seven candles are lit on the candle table on the bimah at our congregation on Yom HaShoah, the day of Holocaust Remembrance for victims and heroes of that challenging and tragic time in human history.

At last year’s memorial program, congregants watched a