Yom Kippur, 5776

On Yom Kippur (The Jewish Day of Atonement) we ask The Lord’s forgiveness for all of our transgressions against him over the past year.  However in the ten days leading up to it (The Days of Awe) are a time when we ask forgiveness of our fellow man (and woman) for all of our transgressions … Continue reading Yom Kippur, 5776

Night of Defiance

Five years ago I was flying home from London just in time for the first Passover Seder.  I wrote an essay which I ended up delivering as a guest sermon to my synagogue the following year before Passover, and I have read at my family’s Seder every year since (for reasons I will not go … Continue reading Night of Defiance