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Why We March: A Drash on Exodus

written on January 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller Do you know what a people’s microphone is? It is a kind of call and response […]

Parashat Miketz and A Hanukkah 2016 In Memoriam

written on January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shabbat Shalom! Did you know that the story of Hanukkah isn’t actually in the Torah? It’s not even in the […]

Jewish Symbols as Invitations to Tell Our Stories: Parashat Vayeshev

written on January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shabbat Shalom and Happy almost Hanukkah! So Shabbat is no more a holiday about lighting two candles and eating some […]

“It’s Raining Cats And…” – Shabbat Noach – November 4, 2016

written on November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

If you’ve been recently to the house Tracy and I share you likely know that our yard was selected by […]

“Our differences bring us together:” Rosh Hashanah 5777/2016 Morning Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards

written on October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was one of those moments.  I’m sure you’ve had them too.  I was prowling-the-web-in-the-middle-of-the-night-when-I-should-have-been-sleeping. Well, at least i wasn’t […]

“Who will…” – Kol Nidre 5777/2016 Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards

written on October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last May Tracy and I visited Brighton, England.  A friend from Poland had lived in Brighton for four years, and […]

Dean Hansell Drash at Beth Chayim Chadashim, September 23, 2016

written on October 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Shabbat Shalom. I think the last time I stood on this Bimah to deliver the drash I had hair. I […]

5777: Binding the World with Chesed

written on October 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller Shanah Tovah– Some Jewish theologians suggest that the activity we begin tonight, during these 10 penitential […]

Family Matters- A Drash on Parashat Ki Teitzei

written on September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Heather Miller I didn’t have a bat mitzvah ceremony at age 13.  Instead, I waited until I had […]

The Pursuit of Justices — Parashat Shoftim; September 9, 2016

written on September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller Shabbat Shalom! This October 3 is Rosh HaShanah! But it is also a very important secular […]