Welcome to Congregation Magen David of West Deal!
The story of our congregation is a story about the birth and growth of a community. Just a few families and new neighbors in 1978, our ties have deepened and our respect for one another matured. Today, with our rabbis to guides us, we have grown and prospered.
Rabbi Ezra Labaton ZS”L Who ever thought that counting could be a religious activity and therefore part of our “spiritual vocabulary.” Yet here Torah teaches us that we must count …continue reading Why Do We Count the Omer?
Two fires came from before The Lord. The first consumed the nation’s offering, and the second, Nadab and Abihu, the two sons of Aharon. The Mishkan was assembled, ceremoniously dedicated, …continue reading The Consuming Fire
Rabbi Ezra Labaton ZS”L The holiday of Passover is the most powerful national holiday of the Jewish people. It was the first holiday that we celebrated together as a nation. …continue reading Redemption: Past and Future
Leaving Egypt Moshe filled the role of king, judiciary and priesthood. Throughout their journey, fulfilling the instruction of God, Moshe created three separate roles, the king, the court, and the …continue reading Am Yisrael: A Model Government