Author Archives: Rabbi Adam Chalom

Secular Passover Values

How can Passover reflect both ancient and modern values? By celebrating the truth that change IS the Passover tradition. Continue reading

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Darkness and Light – A Eulogy

This eulogy was delivered January 1, 2017 for a friend and colleague, David J. Steiner, who died tragically at age 51 in a bus accident in Uganda in late December 2016. You can read some of his writings or an … Continue reading

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And You – Yom Kippur Memorial 5777

This post was originally delivered as a Yom Kippur sermon at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in 2016/5777 as part of a series entitled “This We Believe.” You can hear audio of the sermon through the Kol Hadash Podcast. No one ever said … Continue reading

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These Hands – Yom Kippur Morning 5777

What can these hands do? Continue reading

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This Life – Yom Kippur evening 5777

This post was originally delivered as a Yom Kippur sermon at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in 2016/5777 as part of a series entitled “This We Believe.” You can hear audio of the sermon through the Kol Hadash Podcast. Which life matters? The … Continue reading

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This World – Rosh Hashana morning 5777

This post was originally delivered as a Rosh Hashana sermon at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in 2016/5777 as part of a series entitled “This We Believe.” You can hear audio of the sermon through the Kol Hadash Podcast.             A vision … Continue reading

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Why We Believe – Rosh Hashana Evening 5777

“This we believe: this world, this life, these hands…and you.” Continue reading

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