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Sermon for Erev Yom Kippur 5778, September 29, 2017

Erev Yom Kippur Sermon 10 Tishri, 5778 – September 29, 2017 This is the most sacred of nights. The gates of heaven are wide open as God is sitting in judgement over us.  God is listening to our prayers and … Continue reading

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Sermon for Memorial Service 5778, September 24, 2017

OSMP Memorial Service 5778 4 Tishri, 5778 – September 24, 2017 Sally and I took some initiative this past summer and took some long awaited and necessary actions.  We met with an attorney and reviewed our will and the various powers … Continue reading

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Sermon for Rosh HaShanah Morning 5778, September 21, 2017

Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon 1 Tishri, 5778 – September 21, 2017 Shana Tova!  Welcome to Temple Oheb Shalom as we mark the beginning of the year 5778.  Sally and I personally wish you and yours a healthy, happy and sweet … Continue reading

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Sermon for Erev Rosh HaShanah 5778, September 20, 2017

Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon 1 Tishri, 5778 – 20 September, 2017 Shana Tova and welcome! Sally and I join with Cantor Braun, Rabbi Marion and our entire staff in wishing you a healthy and sweet New Year.  At this moment … Continue reading

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Sermon for Erev Shabbat 5777, August 26, 2017

Sermon for August 26, 2017 Parashat Shoftim This week’s Torah portion, Shoftim, is replete with instructions for magistrates and officials.  It contains the oft quoted verse “Tsedek, tsedek tirdof,”  “Justice, justice shall you pursue,” in addition to other memorable quotations.  … Continue reading

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Sermon for Erev Shabbat 5777, June 30, 2017

Reform Community Sermon for June 30, 2017 What a delight it is to once again welcome the members of Har Sinai and my friend, Cantor Robert Gerber, to Oheb Shalom as we participate in our almost century old custom of … Continue reading

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Sermon for Erev Shabbat 5777, June 23, 2017

Be Happy! It’s Iyar! June 23, 2017 Tonight is Rosh Chodesh, the first evening of the month of Iyar.  Summer has formerly begun and we are thinking of upcoming barbecues, vacations, and beach days.  We have bought a few books … Continue reading

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