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Parashat Tzav / 5774

written on March 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Alex Maghen I asked Rabbi Edwards if I could do a little drash – kind of an interpretation of […]

Discovering Love for Israel as LGBTQ Jews: Drash [Ki Tisa (Ex. 30:11-34:35)] / February 14, 2014

written on February 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Arthur Slepian, “A Wider Bridge” Executive Director  Shabbat Shalom.   And Happy Valentine’s Day.   Thank you Lisa for inviting me […]

Parashat Tetzaveh [Exodus 27:20-30:10 ] / February 7, 2014

written on February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

By: Rabbi Heather Miller Shabbat Shalom. What a week it was! I mean it began with the easy Superbowl victory […]

Shabbat T’rumah 5774 / January 31, 2014

written on February 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

By: Rabbi Lisa Edwards I went to college in the height of the folk song era, during the protests against […]

Drash: Mishpatim Exodus 21:1 – 24:18 / January 24, 2014

written on January 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

By: Ilene Cohen This week’s parashat is Mishpatim from the Book of Exodus in which Moses tells th Israelites the […]

Planting Seeds of Promise: Tu Bishvat Drash

written on January 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

By:Rabbi Heather Miller Shabbat Shalom! How many of you have ever looked inside of an apple? I mean, really looked […]

Hanukkah Sermon / November 29, 2013

written on December 2, 2013 // 1 Comment

By Rabbi Heather Miller Ever watch a really good sports game… …where the outcome is decided upon by the referee? […]

Noach Drash: Mrs. Noah Fights God [October 4, 2013]

written on October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Noah’s Ark might be the most popular and definitely the cutest story in the Hebrew Bible.  Two by two, Noah […]

5774 Rosh Hashanah Drash

written on September 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

By Rabbi D’ror Chankin Gould  A few short months ago, I became the first openly gay man to receive ordination from […]

Jewish Strength – Parashat Nitzavim-Vayeilech

written on August 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’s not in the heavens nor beyond the seas: No, the thing is very close to you, in your mouth and […]