Israel

The Call to Bridge the Wall – Judaism in the Jewish State

The Call to Bridge the Wall – Judaism in the Jewish State

Rabbi Jeffrey Sirkman Larchmont Temple The very first picture my son Gabe sent last month from his Birthright trip, undoubtedly the first place they took the group of 40 was, of course, The Wall. But Gabe didn’t just send us a picture postcard...

 

Taking a Stand

Yom Kippur Morning  September 18, 2010 / 10 Tishrei, 5771 Rabbi Charles K. Briskin   There’s a brief but memorable scene in the 1980 movie comedy, Airplane. The flight attendant, Elaine, asks an elderly woman if she’d like something...

 

The News From Israel

The News From Israel

JULY 6, 2007 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy Friends, there is so much to tell you about Israel that it will take four weeks and more. I won’t force you to hear everything tonight. By touring the length and breadth of the land it is apparent to...

 

Israel Reflections 2011

April 15, 2011 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   This Shabbat is known as Shabbat Hagadol, the Great Sabbath prior to Pesach. Its focus is the verse predicting messianic times by the Prophet Malachi, when the hearts of parents and children are...

 

What’s Next For Israel

May 27, 2011 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   This past week I have received numerous phone calls and e-mails or have been asked to react or respond to questions: What’s going on in Washington? What is Obama doing? Why is he selling out Israel?...