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A Message Regarding January 6, 2021

by Rabbi Andrea London

January 6, 2021

Shalom. Fittingly, this week we begin reading the Book of Exodus in which we are taught that tyranny must not be allowed to prevail. Pharaoh’s grip on the Israelites will …

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Reaffirmation of Our Values and Our Commitments

by Rabbi Andrea London

November 8, 2020

Here’s the statement we signed and a picture of all of us. Blessed to work with these amazing people. By: Evanston Interfaith Clergy and Leaders Whether we live, work and/or …

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The Book of Jonah

by Rabbi Andrea London

September 18, 2020

High Holidays 5781 Featuring: Rabbi Andrea London Professor Elliot Leffler Passtor Daniel Ruen Pastor Michael Nabors

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Remarks At The Vigil of Lament for Jacob Blake

by Rabbi Andrea London

August 30, 2020

When I told my son, who graduated from ETHS (Evanston Township High School) just a few years after Jacob Blake, that I was going to speak at this vigil today, …

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Covid-19 National Day of Mourning and Lament

by Rabbi Andrea London

June 1, 2020

Evanston service for the National Day of Mourning and Lament for the over 100,000 Americans and hundreds of thousands of people from around the globe who have died of COVID-19. …

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Judgment or Impunity

by Rabbi Andrea London

September 18, 2018

Kol Nidre 2018/5779 Rabbi Harold Kushner tells a story about a man who ascends to heaven at the end of life and finds himself standing in front of two doors. …

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Politics in the Pulpit

by Rabbi Andrea London

September 30, 2017

Yom Kippur Morning 2017/5778 Over the summer, Rabbi David Wolpe, a Conservative rabbi in Los Angeles, and Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the president of the Union for Reform Judaism, debated the …

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And I Will Dwell Among Them

by Rabbi Andrea London

September 29, 2017

Kol Nidre 2017/5778 A tale of four sanctuaries: Cristo Rey Lutheran Church in El Paso, TX, a hotel room in Montgomery, Alabama, Beth Emet The Free Synagogue in Evanston, Illinois …

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Five Habits of the Heart That Make Democracy Possible

by Rabbi Andrea London

October 11, 2016

Kol Nidrei 2016/5777 Tomorrow we will read these words from the Book of Deuteronomy: “Atem Nitzavim hayom Culchem… You stand together this day before God—your tribal heads, your elders and …

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Are We in Control of our Destiny?

by Rabbi Andrea London

October 2, 2016

Rosh Hashanah 2016/5777 Who shall live? And who shall die? I was thinking recently about an old friend of mine and the haunting story she told me about a relative …

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Makhloket L’shem Shamayim: Argument for the Sake of Heaven

by Rabbi Andrea London

September 22, 2015

Kol Nidrei 2015/5776 The story is told of the first Shabbat a rabbi spends at her new congregation. When it comes time for the Shema, half the congregation rises, half …

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In Defense of Liberal Zionism

by Rabbi Andrea London

October 5, 2014

Kol Nidre 2014/5775 I want to share with you a story that I received via email earlier this week from Ron Kronish, an American-born rabbi who has lived in Israel …

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