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Sermon: What is the Purpose of Rebuke?

Dear Friends, I might be missing something, but it appears to me that the entire concept of rebuke, at least as it appears in this morning’s parashah and elsewhere in the Torah, has disappeared from our society. To be sure, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Acharei Mot – After the Deaths, What Now? Thoughts about Yom HaShoah, Yom HaAtzmaut, and Rededication

Sermon: Acharei Mot – After the Deaths, What Now? Thoughts about Yom HaShoah, Yom HaAtzmaut, and Rededication   Dear Friends, The name of this morning’s Torah portion – Acharei Mot – means after the death, referring to the tragic loss … Continue reading

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10/31/15 Sermon – What Can We Do About the Children of Abraham?

Dear Friends, This morning’s Torah portion, especially Chapter 21 of Genesis, focuses on the strife in the family of Abraham. What can we do about the children of Abraham? As we know from what we read last week, Abraham has … Continue reading

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Latest d’var Torah – Devarim

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