All four members of the Gluck family will lead a service or high holiday program this season.
Dear rabbis of the world: please don’t turn your congregants’ High Holiday spiritual experience into a political diatribe.
He had a powerful message, on civic duty, that rings true to this very day.
Shahin called for Allah to “liberate the Al-Aqsa Mosque from the filth of the Jews” and “annihilate them down to the very last one.”
How are rabbis communicating with their congregants about an election whose result has left many of them terrified?
EDITORIAL: The high holidays presented a challenge to rabbis who felt the need to address Israel. Two sermons show the difficulty and possibility involved.
Don?t expect a traditional synagogue experience at black Jewish services. Sermons are dramatic, featuring call and response from congregants and women often wear African attire.
Every rabbi wants a snappy sermon for the High Holy Days. And who knows drama better than the scriptwriters who keep you glued to ‘Mad Men’ or ‘The Simpsons’?