Tag Archives: High Holy Days

Embrace the “And”

“Embrace the “And”,” my sermon for Kol Nidre 5779 is below. The part of the river used as a mikveh for ritual immersion was situated high atop a steep hill on the outskirts of Premishlan. When the road leading up to it … Continue reading

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We are Religious Jews!

This is the sermon I delivered at Temple Beth Hillel on Yom Kippur morning at both services (click on the world ‘this’ and you should be directed to the text).  

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Count Your Marbles: Honor Jewish Time

This is the sermon I delivered on Erev Rosh Hashanah 5775 at Temple Beth Hillel.

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Act(ing) #blogelul #PopCultureElul

Today’s prompt is act and I decided that I could interpret it to acting. Are you watching Orange is the New Black? Really, you should be (and only when young people are not around, I would give this show an … Continue reading

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Prepare #blogelul

My colleague, Rabbi Phyllis Sommer, created #blogElul. Every day she offers a prompt and encourages others to offer something as we prepare for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, the first of Tishrei. This year I’ve decided to try to … Continue reading

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Mystery solved!

I have excellent news for those of you who, like me, lost sleep over the case of the missing Machzor. The good news is that my machzor (High Holy Day prayerbook) has been found. The book was missing for two … Continue reading

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