Yom Kippur

Kol Nidre Sermon 10 Tishre 5773

Kol Nidre Sermon 10 Tishre 5773

BI-TWT Kol Nidre Sermon September 25, 2012 – 10 Tishre 5773  I do not get to go to the movies very often – and lately, Harry and I have been visiting the library and selecting films that we missed during their first-run status. We had...

 

A Sermon Regarding Anti-Semitism

A Sermon Regarding Anti-Semitism

FIRST DAY ROSH HASHANAH September 29, 2011 Rabbi Dr. Ronald L. Androphy East Meadow Jewish Center          If it were not for a judge’s ruling, on Tuesday, November 8th, the citizens of San Francisco would be going to the polls to...

 

When Hatred Becomes the Core Value

When Hatred Becomes the Core Value

Yom Kippur Morning 2012/5773 When Hatred Becomes the Core Value I am proud to be your Rabbi.  I am proud to be an Israeli.  I am proud to be a Jew.  I am proud to be a Rodefet Shalom v’tzedek… one who at her core pursues, teaches and...

 

Creating a Culture of Jewish Food on Yom Kippur Day

Creating a Culture of Jewish Food on Yom Kippur Day

5770 Yom Kippur Day Sermon Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein Creating a Culture of Jewish Food on Yom Kippur Day There are generally two topics which are taboo to discus in mixed company: religion and politics.  On Yom Kippur we add a third: food. Today...

 

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 Bridge To Forgiveness

The Bridge To Forgiveness

Yom Kippur Eve- 5768 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   My dear friends, the plaintive call of Kol Nidre reaches out to us, as we entreat God to forgive us for all that we have done wrong in the year gone by. At the same time we are called to be...

 

From A Mother To Her Girls

Yom Kippur Yizkor 5768 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy   This day of Yom Kippur is intended to help us grow as human beings, created in God’s image. We do this by introspection, evaluating how true we have been to the values instilled within...

 

In The Footsteps Of The Prophets

YOM KIPPUR MORNING 5768 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy             This morning I want to tell you about some real people whom I have met in recent days. I think of them as “mitzvah heroes.” Some are even seated on our pulpit this morning....

 

I am Jewish

Yom Kippur Eve 5769 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy Hearing Kol Nidre…. sitting in the sanctuary…. scanning the room…. These are the sights and sounds and senses, which remind us of who we are. We are linked to those around us, those who preceded...

 

Coping With Loss: Models To Consider

YOM KIPPUR YIZKOR 2008-5769 By Rabbi Robert H. Loewy             Let me begin this afternoon with a word of thanks. I have had the mitzvah opportunity of standing with many of you during your times of loss. This past year was our...