Manny Wildmann – Ya’akov ben Chayim – Cemetery Eulogy

When Manny and Sylvia got married, Manny said to the Rabbi, “Make it short.” Those are good words to live by – but it is […]

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Vayakhel/Pekudei – Convening in Different Ways

I begin by saying I hope you are well – and if you are not, let us know so we can help.  These are truly […]

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Eulogy for Cantor Hans Cohn

Torah, Worship and Deeds of Kindness – Lessons from the Sages sum up the extraordinary life of our beloved Hans Cohn

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Ekev – Lessons in the Life of a Pioneer

Sometimes worlds converge in interesting ways.  My wife, who I always root for, and the Boston Red Sox, who I sometimes root for, and the […]

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Hineni: Here I Am

Rabbi Ezray’s teaching at NBCC

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Ha’azinu—Feeling Judaism

We need to feel our Judaism in our kishkes. It needs to be such a part of us that it is our essence.

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Rosh Hashana–Seeing, Doing, Belonging

Stand for what is true and just–act to realize it.

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Va’etchanan – Why Religion Matters

People see us acting on Jewish values, and it has the potential to touch them, and change them.

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Korach – Lessons in Conflict and Leadership

Korach, Moses’ cousin challenges Moses and Aaron’s leadership.

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Shlach Lecha – Seeing What Might Be

Joshua and Caleb, and Shimon Peres teach us to see the world in terms of its potential.

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