Sermons
The Inflection Point

Shabbat Shemot – Rabbi Sharon Brous

 

There’s an ancient Jewish idea that through the dark night of suffering, redemption will come: yeridah l’tzorekh aliyah. In the shadow of violent insurrection, we stand at the inflection point between the death spiral and the promised redemption. There’s a lot of responsibility to go around—but through honesty and accountability, we can turn this weepy night into a joyous morning.

 

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Writings
To truly heal as a nation...
To truly heal as a nation...

“We have to remember, the deepest darkness is the moment just before the dawn. The contours of the joyous morning we yearn for will be shaped by the boldest and most imaginative dreams we allow ourselves to dream from within the weepy night. This is no end; it’s a new beginning.” Read Rabbi Brous’s full op-ed for JTA here: To truly heal as a nation, we must have a deep national reckoning

“We have to remember, the deepest darkness is the moment just before the dawn. The contours of the joyous morning we yearn for will be shaped by the boldest and most imaginative dreams we allow ourselves to dream from within the weepy night. This is no end; it’s a new beginning.” Read Rabbi Brous’s full op-ed for JTA here: To truly heal as a nation, we must have a deep national reckoning

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Parsha Study with the Parsha Nut with Rabbi David Kasher

 

Mishna: The Code of Jewish Knowledge with Rabbi David Kasher

 

Biblical Poetry with Rabbi David Kasher

 

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Writings
A Message of Hope, from Rabbi Brous

Hope is not naïve. It’s not some opiate to dull the pain of an oppressive reality. Hope may be the greatest act of defiance against a politics of pessimism and a culture of despair. Read the full text of Rabbi Sharon Brous‘s message of hope.

Sermons
The Path To Redemption

A Conversation with Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative & Rabbi Sharon Brous. Watch, Listen and Read all of our High Holy Day sermons here.

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