The following is a sermon I gave at Saint Elisabeth’s Church in Glencoe, Illinois, on February 22. Thank you for welcoming me so warmly into your community. What a blessing it has been to become involved with St. Elisabeth’s. I have spent my rabbinate these past eight years working with interfaith couples and families and […]
Ruth Nemzoff’s 2014 sermon for Brandeis Hillel on peace and intermarriage.
The following is my sermon given on March 7, 2014 at Temple Beth El in Munster, IN. The weekly Torah portions now move into the book of Leviticus. The Five Books of Moses are referred to by Hebrew names which are the first main word in that section of Torah. Leviticus is known as Vayikra […]
Rabbi Helbraun’s 2012 sermon about his decision to officiate at interfaith weddings.
On Yom Kippur this year, I had the pleasure of listening to a personal, heartfelt and inspiring sermon by Rabbi Rachel Saphire of Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA. The sermon got my family thinking and talking and I thought you might enjoy it too. Rabbi Saphire has been kind enough to allow us to […]
A personal narrative about a grandmother’s conversion to Judaism after a Catholic upbringing.