Rosh Hashanah

Living With Uncertainty

Rosh Hashanah Evening 2008-5769 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy             How wonderful it is to be together for this Rosh Hashanah evening. Earlier this month I was concerned we might not be here. I refused to believe that history was...

 

Tallit Tale

ROSH HASHANAH EVE 5770  BY RABBI ROBERT H. LOEWY             Friends, after 26 years of leading this congregation in High Holy Day Worship, I should have mastered the skill to craft a message for this moment easily. And this year...

 

Avinu Malkeinu Or To Whom It May Concern

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5770 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   Let’s begin with a little word association game. When I say, “I have a little dreidel,” you think of what holiday? _____. Dadayenu and you think ______. Kol Nidre: _____. Last...

 

Sacred Season

Rosh Hashanah Eve 5771 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   My dear friends, at this particular time, on this date, we find ourselves in the midst of a sacred season, in truth it can be argued, 3 sacred seasons. We have recently observed the 5th...

 

200 Years And Counting

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5771 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   There is a new phrase circulating around the Jewish world- “Post Denominational.” Individuals do not want to be identified with any one of the particular movements, so they are Not...

 

Our New Technological World

ROSH HASHANAH MORNING 2011-5772 BY RABBI ROBERT H. LOEWY             (Rabbi takes out his cell phone and sounds the Shofar with an App) The world is changing my friends! It always has and it always will. Rosh Hashanah is known as...

 

Jewish Hall Of Fame

Rosh Hashanah Eve 5772-2012 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   “So, rabbi, where did you go on your sabbatical? Israel? What did you study? Philosophy? History?” During previous sabbaticals, I would have responded affirmatively to those questions. But...