Looking at Ourselves

  Yom Kippur September 16, 2002   I heard a remarkable story the other day, which I must share with you. It is the kind of thing which I would expect to read about, and then I would have clipped and saved in order to use in a sermon.  Instead it is, what we call …

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The Antidote to Anti-Semitism: Live As a Jew!

Kol Nidre September 15, 2002   Most of us here tonight are probably too young to recall a year like the one we have just experienced. After the liquidation of Jewish life in Europe, and the annihilation of six million Jews, the Jewish people displayed an amazing resiliency and tenacity, defying all expectations, by refusing …

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A Bus Ride in Israel

Erev Rosh Hashana September 6, 2002   I want to ask you an unusual question this evening. Have you ever ridden on a public bus?   As a child, I used to take the number 5 bus from Franklin Junior High School in Reisterstown, Maryland to mid-week Hebrew school. And I would sometimes take the …

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