Break the Bonds of Injustice: A Sermon about Race

This is the sermon that I delivered on Yom Kippur morning 5781/2000. It is about racism, privilege, bias, and justice – and about our responsibility to confront this issue and to ensure a just society. The text is below, or you can watch it here: Twenty seven centuries ago, a man stood up in aContinue reading “Break the Bonds of Injustice: A Sermon about Race”

Life Up Your Head! A Yom Kippur Sermon about Awe

Note: This is the sermon that I delivered on Kol Nidrei this year (5781/2020). It is about the importance of “lifting up our heads” to experience what is awe inspiring in the world around us. The text is below, or you can watch it here: There is a strange story in the midrash. It tellsContinue reading “Life Up Your Head! A Yom Kippur Sermon about Awe”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 10

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 10 – Untaneh Tokef Prayer (FromContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 10”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 9

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 9 – Talmud, Pirke Avot 4:1Continue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 9”

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