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The Power of Flexibility — Parashat Beshallach, February 10 2017

written on February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Heather Miller Some would say I am a social justice seeker– or a rabbi informed by the prophetic […]

Sacred Resistance: Parashat Bo, February 3, 2016

written on February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Heather Miller Shabbat Shalom. It was someone’s birthday in the congregation earlier this week– our dear board member, […]

Parashat Va’Era: Elephant Talk — January 27, 2016

written on January 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Juval Porat An ancient story tells about a person who made it part of their daily routine to converse […]

Why We March: A Drash on Exodus

written on January 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller Do you know what a people’s microphone is? It is a kind of call and response […]

Parashat Miketz and A Hanukkah 2016 In Memoriam

written on January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shabbat Shalom! Did you know that the story of Hanukkah isn’t actually in the Torah? It’s not even in the […]

Jewish Symbols as Invitations to Tell Our Stories: Parashat Vayeshev

written on January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shabbat Shalom and Happy almost Hanukkah! So Shabbat is no more a holiday about lighting two candles and eating some […]

“It’s Raining Cats And…” – Shabbat Noach – November 4, 2016

written on November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

If you’ve been recently to the house Tracy and I share you likely know that our yard was selected by […]

“Our differences bring us together:” Rosh Hashanah 5777/2016 Morning Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards

written on October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was one of those moments.  I’m sure you’ve had them too.  I was prowling-the-web-in-the-middle-of-the-night-when-I-should-have-been-sleeping. Well, at least i wasn’t […]

“Who will…” – Kol Nidre 5777/2016 Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards

written on October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last May Tracy and I visited Brighton, England.  A friend from Poland had lived in Brighton for four years, and […]

Dean Hansell Drash at Beth Chayim Chadashim, September 23, 2016

written on October 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Shabbat Shalom. I think the last time I stood on this Bimah to deliver the drash I had hair. I […]

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