Clergy Sermons

At Central Synagogue

Sermons from February 2013

Julia R. Cadrain
Shining Our Eternal Lights (Parashat T’tzaveh)

Julia R. Cadrain  |  February 22, 2013

At this time last week, I was in Amsterdam with Central’s confirmation class. As the sun set over the city, three other chaperones and I ushered the group of 38 teenagers toward Shabbat services at a reform synagogue on the outskirts of town.

Michael S. Friedman
Parashat T’rumah

Michael S. Friedman  |  February 15, 2013

Maurice A. Salth
Parashat Misphatim

Maurice A. Salth  |  February 8, 2013

Judge Robert Katzmann
Jethro Shabbat: Meeting the Legal Needs of Immigrants

Judge Robert Katzmann  |  February 1, 2013

As you may well know, the appreciation of the outsider is an important strand of Jewish history and teachings. On Passover, we are reminded, “You shall love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt” (Deuteronomy 10:19).

Peter J. Rubinstein
Jethro Shabbat: Introduction of Judge Robert Katzmann

Peter J. Rubinstein  |  February 1, 2013