Category Archives: High Holidays

Who Can See What Will Happen After?

Who can see what will happen after? Continue reading

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If Not Now, When?

If Not Now, When Indeed? Continue reading

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Shall Not the Judge Do Justice?

This post was originally delivered as a Yom Kippur Evening sermon at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in suburban Chicago in September 2020. It was part of a series on Five Jewish Questions. Video is available here. Consider Abraham. Abraham is told that the city of … Continue reading

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Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Am I my brother’s keeper? And who is my brother? Continue reading

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Who Am I, That I Should Confront Pharaoh?

If you were Moses, what would you do? Continue reading

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In Person

What does it mean to be “in person”? Thoughts for a very different Jewish New Year 2020/5781. Continue reading

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Time and Space 2020

Time and Space 2020
Written for a very different Jewish New Year. Continue reading

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Five Jewish Questions – High Holidays 2020/5781

We are told that asking questions, and answering questions with questions, is very Jewish. What must we ask and answer today, now, in this moment? Continue reading

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Old Challeges Anew – The Reality of Mortality (Yom Kippur Memorial 5780)

Just because we have been saying goodbye for thousands of years does not mean it has gotten easier. Continue reading

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Old Challenges Anew – What Can We Do (Yom Kippur 5780/2019)

Don’t do nothing just because you can’t do everything! Continue reading

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