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June 27, 2015 – Parashat Hukkat
Timeline of a Revolution
Reflections on SCOTUS marriage equality ruling: The necessity of owning our power when human dignity is on the line
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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June 20, 2015 – Parashat Korah
Prophetic Grief
After the unthinkable end comes unimaginable beginnings” (Breuggemann) – finding  our way after Charleston
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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June 6, 2015 – Parashat Beha-Alotekha
Hope From Zion
Guest speaker Rabbah Tamar Elad-Appelbaum, founder of ZION in Jerusalem
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May 30, 2015 – Parashat Naso
It’s All About the People

Rabbi Rebecca Rosenthal
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May 23, 2015 – Parashat Bamidbar
In a Cycle or In a Line?

Being Out or Looking In
Rabbi Oliver Joseph
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May 2, 2015 – Parashat Aharei Mot-Kedoshim
A State of Moral Emergency
What will it take for us to see “those kids” as “our kids”?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Parashat Achrei Mot-Kedoshim

April 18, 2015 – Parashat Sh’mini
What Story Will You Tell?
Are we victims or survivors? The choice to make meaning from suffering.
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Parashat Shmini – What Story Will You Tell? Are we victims or survivors? The choice to make meaning from suffering.

April 11, 2015 – Parashat Pesah (Pesah Day 8)
Let Freedom Ring: Airline protests and luxury jet pack vacations are not our story. Freedom is our story.
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Pesach VIII – Freedom From or Freedom To: Airline protests and luxury jet pack vacations are not our story. Freedom is our story.

March 14, 2015 – Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
What Kind of a Community is This?
A response to anti-Semitism on college campuses
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei – Shabbat Parah

March 7, 2015 – Parashat Ki Tisa
No State is an Island
A response to the Prime Minister’s address before Congress
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Parashat Ki Tisa

February 21, 2015 – Parashat Terumah
Rabbi Adam Greenwald
Parashat Terumah

February 21, 2015 – Text study for Parashat Terumah
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Parashat Terumah (text study)

February 14, 2015 – Parashat Mishpatim
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Parashat Mishpatim, Shabbat Shekalim

February 7, 2015 – Parashat Yitro
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Parashat Yitro

January 31, 2015 – Parashat Beshalah
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Parashat Beshalach

January 24, 2015 – Parashat Bo
Rabbi Joe Menashe
Parashat Bo

January 17, 2015 – Parashat Vaera
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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January 10, 2015 – Parashat Shemot
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
20150110TsadokDrash

January 3, 2015 – Parashat Vayehi
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
20150103TsadokDrash

December 20, 2014 – Parashat Miketz
Oliver Spike Joseph
Parashat Miketz

December 19, 2014 – Parashat Miketz
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Parashat Miketz

December 13, 2014 – Parashat Vayeshev
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
20141213TsadokDrash

December 6, 2014 – Parashat Vayishlah
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
20141206TsadokDrash

November 22, 2014 – Parashat Toldot
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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November 15, 2014 – Parashat Haye Sara
Well, Depends on How You Look At It
Why wasn’t Isaac at his mother’s funeral? After years of trauma, a time for forgiveness.
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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November 8, 2014 – Parashat Vayera
When Caring is Criminal
God may have destroyed Sodom because they made kindness toward others a crime punishable by death. So (while not as extreme) when a 90 year old man is arrested in Florida for feeding the homeless, we have to ask ourselves, is this the kind of society we want to live in?
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
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November 1, 2014 – Parashat Lekh Lekha
Awake Through the Revolution
The thing about Abraham was that he was awake enough to see. Are we? On fires, guns, and the threat of complacency.
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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October 18, 2014 – Parashat Beresheit
Why the Long Face?
The tragedy of Cain and Abel offers a window into what happens when we measure ourselves only in comparison with others.
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
TsadokDrash20141018

September 6th, 2014 – Parashat Ki Teitzei
On the Front Lines
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
TsadokDrash2014097

September 5th, 2014 – Parashat Ki Teitzei
Getting to Yes and Yes and Yes
A non-sermon about the revolutionary nature of Jewish life that affirms, simultaneously, that yes, the world hurts, and yes, we still have hope.
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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August 30th, 2014 – Parashat Shoftim
Guards at our Gates
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
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August 23rd, 2014 – Parashat Re’eh
Was Blind, But Now I See
Sermon by Rabbi Brous followed by remarks from guest speaker Reverend Bell
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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August 16th, 2014 – Parashat Ekev
Operation Protective Edge: the Conflict in Israel and Gaza
Consul General to Israel David Siegel discusses the war in Israel and Gaza, dialogues with Rabbi Brous and the IKAR community.
Guest Speaker: Consul General to Israel David Siegel
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August 9th, 2014 – Parashat Vaetchanan
Comfort and Rebuild
In difficult times, we have an obligation to seek out and comfort those who suffer.
Rabbi Rebecca Rosenthal
RosenthalDrash20140809

August 1st, 2014 – Parashat Devarim
Crisis in Israel: What Now, What’s Next?
Guest Speaker: Daniel Sokatch
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August 1st, 2014 – Parashat Devarim
For All These Things, I Weep
In a time of war, we are called both to grieve and to reflect.
Rabbi Sharon Brous
BrousDrash20140801

July 25th, 2014 – Parashat Masei
Tell Me, Who Are You?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
BrousDrash20140725

July 19th, 2014 – Parashat Matot
From Loneliness to Wholeness
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
TsadokDrash20140719

July 12th, 2014 – Parashat Pinhas
On Zealotry & the Pursuit of Peace
Rabbi Adam Greenwald
GreenwaldDrash20140712

June 28, 2014 – Parashat Hukkat
Torah: The Blame Game
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
TsadokDrash20140628

June 21, 2014 – Parashat Korah
A Time to Weep
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
TsadokDrash20140621

June 14, 2014 – Parashat Sh’lah L’kha
Like Waves and Wind … Awe and Wonder
Everything depends on the lens through which you view it…
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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June 7, 2014 – Parashat Beha’Alotcha
Ground Control
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
TsadokDrash20140607

May 31, 2014 – Parashat Nasso
Pray… and Leap
Reflections following another devastating but preventable tragedy. #NotOneMore.
Rabbi Sharon Brous
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May 17, 2014 – Parashat Behukotai
Daniel Hernandez
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Daniel interned for Representative Gabrielle Giffords and took actions to save her life after a gunman shot her and 18 other people in 2011.

May 17, 2014 – Parashat Behukotai
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We all have an obligation to look past the limited spheres of our own existence and to affect positive change on the greater community, because – like it or not – the future is dependent on the actions of the collective, not the individual.

May 11, 2014 – Parashat Behar
The Gatekeepers
The politics of exclusion:  how big is the Jewish communal tent?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
BrousDrash20140511

April 26, 2014 – Parashat Kedoshim
Holy Is As Holy Does
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Holy Is As Holy Does

April 12, 2014 – Parashat Ahare-Mot
Our Imagined Impotence
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Our Imagined Impotence

April 5, 2014 – Parashat Metzora
Pesah in 3 Easy Steps
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Pesah in 3 Easy Steps

March 29, 2014 –  Parashat Tazria
Take a Second Look
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Take a Good Look

March 15, 2014 – Parashat Tzav
20 Years Later… Careful How you Remember
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
20 Years Later… Careful How You Remember

March 8, 2014 – Parashat Vayikra
Embrace the Chaos
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Embrace the Chaos

March 1, 2014 – Parashat Pekudei
Religious Humility
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Tsadok, Standing in God’s Shadow, March 1, 2014

February 22, 2014 – Parashat Vayakhel
Wisdom and Story: Process Theology and a Liberating Torah
Rabbi Brad Artson
Rabbi Artson, Wisdom and Story: Process Theology and a Liberating Torah, February 22, 2014

February 21, 2014 – Parashat Vayakhel
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok


February 15, 2014 – Parashat Ki Tisa
Don’t Wanna Be Lonely Anymore
Rabbi Rebecca Rosenthal
Rabbi Rosenthal, Don’t Wanna Be Lonely Anymore – February 15, 2014

February 8, 2014 – Parashat Tetazveh
A Jewish Daughter Returns to Germany: Some Reflections on a Year Living and Teaching in Berlin  
Rabbi Ruth Sohn
Rabbi Ruth Sohn sermon – February 8, 2014

February 1, 2014 – Parashat Terumah
Core Strength
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok sermon – February 1, 2014

January 25, 2014 – Parashat Mishpatim
Once We Were Strangers, Too
Rabbi Sharon Brous

Rabbi Sharon Brous sermon – January 25, 2014

January 24, 2014 – Parashat Misphatim
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

January 11, 2014 – Parashat Beshallah
The Other Pine Box
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – January 11, 2014

January 4, 2014 – Parashat Bo
New Beginnings
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – January 4, 2014

December 21, 2013 – Parashat Shemot
Have I Got a Job for You!
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – December 21, 2013

December 20, 2013 – Parashat Shemot
Again and Again and Again, Baby
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – December 20, 2013

December 14, 2013 – Parashat Vayehi
The Affluenza Epidemic
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous – Sermon – December 14, 2013

December 14, 2013 – Parashat Vayehi
On Gun Violence
Guest Speaker: Carmen Taylor Jones
Guest Speaker: Carmen Taylor Jones – December 14, 2013

December 7, 2013 – Parashat Vayigash
Will We See the Likes of Mandela Again?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – December 7, 2013

November 23, 2013 – Parasahat Vayeishev
In the Shadows
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – November 23, 2013

November 16, 2013 – Parashat Vayishlah
How Big Is Your Boat
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – November 16, 2013

November 9, 2013 – Parashat Vayetze
I Asked For Wonder
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – November 9, 2013

November 2, 2013 – Parashat Toldot
The Inevitability of Death
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – November 2, 2013

October 26, 2013 – Parashat Hayei Sarah
Is It Ever Too Late?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – October 26, 2013

October 18, 2013 – Parashat Vayera
The Company You Keep
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – October 18, 2013

October 5, 2013 – Parashat Noah
Noah’s Ark as a Metaphor for Overcoming Peril through Healthy Diversity
Dr. Steven Cohen
Dr. Steven Cohen Drash – October 5, 2013

September 28, 2013- Parashat Bereishit
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – September 28, 2013

September 21, 2013 – Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot
From Small Beginnings, or, Finding Your Inner Bad Girl!
Rabbi Bradley Artson
Rabbi Brad Artson Sermon – September 21, 2013

August 31, 2013 – Parashat Nitzavim-Vayeilekh
To Life, To Life, L’Chaim!
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – August 31, 2013

August 24, 2013 – Parashat Ki Tavo
Do What You Say, Say What You Mean: One Thing Leads to Another
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – August, 24 2013

August 16, 2013 – Parashat Ki Teizei
The Story of Your Life
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – August 16, 2013

August 10, 2013 – Parashat Shoftim
D’var D’varim – A Word About Words: “Othering” in Parshat Shoftim and Diaspora Jewish languages
Sarah Benor
Sarah Benor Drash – August, 10 2013

July 27, 2013 – Parashat Eikev
Looking Backwards, Looking Forwards
Rabbi Adam Greenwald
Rabbi Adam Greenwald Sermon – July 27, 2013

July 19, 2013 – Parashat Va’Ethanan
The Unbearable Tsuris of Privilege (after the George Zimmerman Trial)
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – July 19, 2013

July 13, 2013 –  Parashat Devarim
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – July 13, 2013

June 22, 2013 – Parashat Balak
Learning From Your Talking Donkey
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Sometimes even a talking donkey can’t help us see the truth right in front of us.
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – June 22, 2013

June 21, 2013 – Parashat Balak
Choose Your Own Revelation
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon June 21 2013

June 15, 2013 – Parashat Hukkat
I Am Clark Kent: Rabbi Brous on Power, Guns, and Superman
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon June 15 2013

May 25, 2013 – Parashat B’Ha’Alotkha
Can I Get A Do Over?
Rabbi Sharon Brous Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon May 25, 2013

May 18, 2013 – Parashat Naso
All in this Together
Rabbi Joshua Corber
Rabbi Joshua Corber Sermon May 18 2013

May 11, 2013 – Parashat Bamidbar
WoW. It’s to Cry For
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – May 11, 2013

May 4, 2013 – Parashat Behar-Behukotai
Wonder
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon – May 4, 2013

April 27, 2013 – Parashat Emor
Living in the Gray
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – April 27, 2013

April 20, 2013 – Parashat Aharei Mot-Kedoshim
Shabbat to End Gun Violence
Rabbi Aaron Alexander intro, Rabbi Brous sermon, Guest Speakers: Joe Paul, Alicia Wright and Rebecca Weiker
Rabbi Brous Sermon April 20, 2013

April 13, 2013 – Parashat Tazria-Metzora
Because I Said So (Embracing the Sacred Subjective)
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous sermon April 13, 2013

March 23, 2013 – Parashat Tzav
Are We Egypt?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon March 23, 2013

March 16, 2013 – Parashat Vayikra
The one that got away: Passover, Gun Violence, and the urgency of Now
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Brous Sermon March 16, 2013

March 9, 2013 – Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
Giving it all away
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon March 9, 2013

March 2, 2013 – Parashat Ki Tissa
Hearts of Stone
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – March 2, 2013

February 23, 2013 – Parashat Tetzaveh
Joshua Corber Sermon
Joshua Corber Sermon February 23 2013

February 16, 2013 – Parashat Teruma
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
Rabbi Daniel Roth
Rabbi Daniel Roth Sermon February 16, 2013

February 9, 2013 – Parashat Mishpatim
The Stranger In Yourself
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok February 9 2013

February 2, 2013 – Parashat Yitro
Healing the Soul of America from Gun Violence
Rabbi Aaron Alexander
Rabbi Aaron Alexander Sermon February 2, 2013

January 26, 2013 – Parashat Beshalah
You Lookin’ At ME?
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon January 26, 2013

January 19, 2013 – Parashat Bo
Not Easily Forgotten
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon January 19 2013

January 12, 2013 –  Parashat Vaera
Set Me Free
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok
Rabbi Ronit Tsadok Sermon – January 12, 2013

January 5, 2013 – Parashat Shemot
A Work in Progress
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon January 5 2013

December 22, 2012 – Parashat Vayehi 
Responding to Newtown: Time to Take Action on GUNS

Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rabbi Sharon Brous Sermon December 22 2012