Category Archives: Rabbi Fink’s Sermons

Sermon for Erev Shabbat 5778, January 12, 2018

The God of the Exodus January 12, 2018          I spent an hour and a half this week watching a documentary made by an American film maker who investigated the truth of the Exodus.  He interviewed several Egyptologists and Biblical … Continue reading

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Sermon for Erev Shabbat 5778, December 29, 2017

Epitaph for 2017 December 29, 2017 By any standard, this has been a tumultuous year.  There are many reasons for this, one quite obvious which will go unmentioned tonight.  My sermon this Erev Shabbat will not deal with the pressing … Continue reading

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Sermon for Erev Shabbat 5778, December 22, 2017

Are Toaster Ovens Jewish? December 22, 2017 Sally and I recently purchased a toaster to replace our aged and ineffective toaster oven.  We have had it for a week and it is really quite remarkable.  It toasts bread and bagels … Continue reading

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Sermon for Erev Shabbat 5778, October 13, 2017

Sermon for Parashat B’reishit October 13, 2017 After our celebration the last two days of Simchat Torah, we are now ready to begin study of the weekly parashah.  Of course, immediately following Simchat Torah we read from Parashat B’reishit, the … Continue reading

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Sermon for Yizkor 5778, September 30, 2017

Yizkor Sermon 10 Tishri, 5778 – September 30, 2017 Sally and I are in the midst of deciding what to do with her grandparent’s bedroom set, one which her grandparents had from their wedding night through their eightieth wedding anniversary.  … Continue reading

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Sermon for Yom Kippur Morning 5778, September 30, 2017

Yom Kippur Morning Sermon 10 Tishri, 5778 – September 30, 2017 Shana Tova and G’mar Chatima Tova!  While this is the holiest and most serious day of the year, I cannot help but look out at this congregation and grow … Continue reading

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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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