Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon 5780

Earlier this month, we kicked off Temple Isaiah’s 50th anniversary celebrations with Isaiah Fest. Nearly two years in the planning, with hundreds, possibly thousands of emails exchanged — the day was fast approaching. As we counted down to September 8, on a pretty consistent basis, Ellen Strichartz and Sue Green reminded me that I needed […]

It Begins With Words

On Friday night November 2, 2018, synagogues across America and around the world welcomed neighbors and friends to participate in #ShowUpForShabbat — a response to the horrific attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. The attack happened the previous Shabbat, when eleven lives were cut short by the violence directed at them simply […]