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Our Defining Moments (Toldot – 11/26/22)

Posted on November 28, 2022

Our Defining Moments A woman is suffering tremendous pain from her pregnancy. She seeks out Divine counsel and is informed that she’s bearing twins. They will develop into two great Continue Reading »

Thanksgiving 2022

Posted on November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving 2022 When the best news on TV is seven feet of snow in Buffalo, you know you’re in trouble. It seems that every day there’s another shooting or antisemitic Continue Reading »

Faith and Calculated Risks (Lech Lecha 11/05/22

Posted on November 4, 2022

Faith and Calculated Risks How far would you go to save your nephew? “13 And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew–now he dwelt by the Continue Reading »

The Gift of Shabbat – Breshit 10/22/22

Posted on October 25, 2022

The Gift of Shabbat “On the seventh day, God finished the work that had been undertaken, and God “rested” (using the Hebrew word, Shabbat) on the seventh day from doing any work. Continue Reading »

Life of a Soul – Yiskor Yom Kippur Day 10/5/22

Posted on October 7, 2022

The Life of a Soul There’s a major debate nowadays about when life begins. Some say it starts at conception. Some say it starts at birth. In Jewish tradition, though, Continue Reading »

Adam & Eve’s Blessing – Yom Kippur Evening 10/04/22

Posted on October 7, 2022

Adam and Eve’s Blessing As part of the introduction to our service tonight, we made the following declaration עַל דַּֽעַת הַמָּקוֹם וְעַל דַּֽעַת הַקָּהָל. בִּישִׁיבָה שֶׁל מַֽעְלָה וּבִישִׁיבָה שֶׁל מַֽטָּה. Continue Reading »

Give from the Heart and the Return to Judaism – Dr. Elliot Morris (Vayeilech – 10/01/22)

Posted on October 3, 2022

Give from the Heart and the Return to Judaism By Dr. Elliot Morris Shabbat Shuvah is all about the opportunity to return to the spirituality of Judaism afforded by the Continue Reading »

Rosh Hashanah Food – Paul Konigstein (Nitzavim – 09/24/22)

Posted on October 3, 2022

Rosh Hashanah Food By Paul Konigstein With Rosh Hashanah only two days away, you’ve probably made or bought all the traditional foods you’ll be serving to your family. But have Continue Reading »

Rosh Hashanah – Day 2 (09/27/22)

Posted on September 29, 2022

Rosh Hashanah – Day 2 I feel sorry for my yeshiva, I truly do. Let me tell you why. I entered Yeshivas Chaim Berlin, located at the corner of Coney Island Continue Reading »

Rosh Hashanah – Day 1 (09/26/22)

Posted on September 28, 2022

Rosh Hashanah – Day 1 A couple was touring the capitol building in Washington, and the guide pointed out a tall, benevolent gentleman as the congressional chaplain. The lady asked, Continue Reading »

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