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Current events in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank

by Rabbi Andrea London

May 14, 2021

When I first became an Israeli-Palestinian peace activist more than 30 years ago, I thought the conflict in Israel was between Jews and Palestinians. Over the years I’ve come to …

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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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I Am Frightened

by Rabbi Peter Knobel (z"l)

September 18, 2018

Yom Kippur 5779 I would like to thank my Rabbi, Andrea London, for her continued generosity and graciousness to me and my family. She continues to inspire me with her …

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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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Sanctuary – Youth Reflection

September 30, 2017

Yom Kippur Chavurah Service Delivered by: Jordan Selch, Isabella Allen, Claudia Levens, Stephen Decker, Ruthie Caro and Ilan Elenbogen-Siegel JORDAN: During this high holiday season, we practice teshuva, the process …

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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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I Want to Hear Your Story. Will You Listen to Mine?

by Rabbi Peter Knobel (z"l)

September 21, 2017

Rosh Hashanah 5778 I want to thank our Rabbi—Rabbi London for inviting me to give the D’var Torah this morning. Her continued generosity and support mean a great deal to …

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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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Hope and Moral Compass

by Rabbi Peter Knobel (z"l)

October 2, 2016

Rosh Hashanah Morning 5777 Elaine and I want to wish all of you a year of health, blessing and safety. Elaine is not here this morning because she is at …

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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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