Rabbi Chapman’s Sermons

December 30, 2023 – Blessings for Our Endings and Our Beginnings – Vayechi 5784

December 16, 2023 – George Santos and Joseph: Profiles in Ambition – Mikketz 5784

December 2, 2023 –“Dinah: Silent or Silenced?” – Vayishlach 5784

October 28, 2023 – “You are Not Alone” – Lech Lecha 5784

October 7, 2023 – “Learning to Delight Again” — Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor 5784

September 25, 2023 –“Holding Life and Death in the Balance” — Yom Kippur 5784

September 15, 2023 –“What Barbie Taught Me About Rosh Hashanah” — Rosh Hashanah 5784

September 9, 2023 –“By Checking this Box, I Agree …”  – Nitzavim 5783

August 19, 2023 – “Planting for Eternal Life” – Shoftim 5783

July 29, 2023Responding to Israel’s New Judicial Reforms” – Va’etchanan 5783

July 15, 2023 – “The Hidden Power of Vows” – Matot-Masei 5783

July 14, 2023 –“Asnat Barzani – The female rabbinical leader of 17th Century Kurdistan” – Women’s League International Convention Shabbaton 2023

July 8, 2023 – “What the Children of Korach Saw” – Pinchas 5783

July 1, 2023 – “Over the Rainbow” with Cantor Stoehr – Pride Shabbat 5783

June 24, 2023- “Holiness as a Journey, Not a Destination” – Korach 5783

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June 3, 2023 – “Over the Hill … But Still Climbing” – Naso 5783

May 26, 2023 – “Does Vegan = Kosher for Conservative Jews?” – Shavuot 5783

May 13, 2023 – “Growing New Roots – Installation Remarks” – Behar-Behukotai 5783

May 6, 2023 – From “Defective” to Holy” – Emor 5783

April 12, 2023 – Pesach: Freedom to Speak – Pesach 5783

February 25, 2023 – Make Your Self a House of God – Terumah 5783

February 25, 2023 – Introduction to Haftorah Terumah 5783

February 18, 2023 – Healing of Body, Healing of Spirit – Mishpatim 5783

January 28, 2023 – To Live by your Blood – Bo 5783

December 17, 2022 – And Jacob Was (Not) Settled… – Vayeshev 5783

December 10, 2022 – Breaking the Silence of Complicity – Vayishlach 5783

November 26, 2022 – What if I Can’t Find the Silver Lining? – Toledot 5783

November 19, 2022 – Going to One’s Place in Peace – Chayei Sarah 5783

November 5, 2022 – Is the Enemy of my Enemy Really my Friend? – Lekh Lekha 5783

October 5, 2022 – Having the Last Laugh – Yom Kippur 5783

September 27, 2022 – Every Day is a High Holy Day – Rosh Hashanah 5783

September 3, 2022 – A False Witness in the Mailbox – Shoftim 5782

August 20, 2022 – The Cloud in the Paper – Ekev 5782

July 30, 2022 – Pinchas

July 9, 2022 – What We Lost With Miriam