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Parshat Va’ethannan: Listen

written on August 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Drash by Davi Cheng, August 16, 2019 Shabbat Shalom. So, I have led services many times before, but this one […]

Eternal Flame: A Drash Dedicated to Irving Novick, Z”L

written on February 27, 2019 // 1 Comment

By Leonard Novick; February 15, 2019 Shabbat shalom my friends. Thank you so much for allowing us to share this […]

‘here I am. Please see me. I am real. I exist.’

written on November 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Fae Shakara For those of you who don’t know me I’m Fae and I use they/them pronouns. If you […]

“Build my house of love:” Kol Nidre 2018/5779

written on November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards When my brother and I were kids in suburban Chicago, we had a playground in the backyard […]

Post Pittsburgh, Pre-midterm Elections: Parashat Chaye Sarah (November 2, 2018)

written on November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

I found out about the killing at the Pittsburgh synagogue last Shabbat shortly after it hit the news. A Christian […]

Knower of Secrets/Lover of Diversity

written on October 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards, BCC Shabbat Vayera  5779 October 26, 2018 [note: offered the night before the killings at Tree of […]

“The Homeless and the House of New Life”

written on October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards Yom Kippur AM drash 2018 5779 “Welcome to the neighborhood,” Tracy said to the family she encountered […]

“He for they, you for I, we without me, all for one and one for all:” Shabbat Ki Tetze 5778 – August 24, 2018

written on August 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Some people think i’m a grammar nerd just because i have advanced degrees in English.  In fact, i’m not even […]

The Clothes Do Not Make The Man: Parashat Tetzaveh–February 23, 2018

written on February 26, 2018 // 1 Comment

By Rabbi Heather Miller There’s a story in the Talmud, it’s one of my favorites about a Rabbi wearing a […]

Civil Conversations: A Drash on VaYigash, December 2017

written on December 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Ilene Cohen. Delivered on 12/22/17 On Dec. 17th, 2017, Democrat Doug Jones gave a victory speech after defeating Republican […]