Category Archives: Rabbi Fink 5773

Boy Scout Shabbat Sermon – March 8, 2013

We are delighted to once again welcome the Scouts and adult leaders of Troop 97 to our Erev Shabbat service. This is an annual event going back to 1948, when Troop 97 was first sponsored by the Oheb Shalom Brotherhood, … Continue reading

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What a Great Day!

October 12, 2012 While I am speaking, the Orioles and Yankees are playing their fifth Division Championship game at Yankee Stadium.  Who could have possibly imagined this at the beginning of April?  This season the Orioles, a low budget team … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur Morning Sermon – September 26, 2012-10 Tishri, 5773

A few months ago, I met an acquaintance I haven’t seen in eighteen years. Since he was flying out of BWI, we met for an eagerly awaited breakfast at a restaurant in Catonsville. Fred, a former district attorney in Des … Continue reading

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Erev Yom Kippur Sermon – September 25, 2012 – 10 Tishri, 5773

On this holiest night of the year, we stand solitary, alone before God, just as we do when we die.  We cannot hide behind power and position tonight.  We do not face this day as a president, rabbi, mother, or … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon, September 16, 2012- 1 Tishri, 5773

It is so good to see you once again on this first day of the New Year, 5773.  This is our fourteenth High Holyday season together.  We are literally growing older together, although Oheb Shalom Congregation of Baltimore City, now … Continue reading

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Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon, September 16, 2012/ 1 Tishri, 5773

Shana Tova!  It is so good to see you once again as we begin our observance of these Yamim Noraim, these Days of Awe, as together we celebrate Erev Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of this New Year of 5773 and, … Continue reading

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