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Philip Ohriner

High Holy Day Sermons

October 4, 2017

Jonah Moments Kol Nidre, 5778 Rabbi Philip Ohriner The acceleration of global warming; Growing Anti-Semitism; Charlottesville; The scourge of racial inequality; The polarization and accompanying deterioration of civil discourse in our country; Income inequality; Food insecurity; Poverty; Xenophobia; Terrorism in Israel, Great Britain, Spain, and elsewhere; The marginalization of liberal Jews and liberal Judaism by the Israeli government; Syria, North Korea, Iran; Hurricanes and earthquakes…. Each year, beginning in June or early July I begin compiling a list of potential sermon topics for the High Holy Days. This is a fraction of this year’s list. I have been a rabbi for the better part of a decade. Never have I felt so overwhelmed and troubled by the shear length of the list of topics. This past year calls to mind […]

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~ Rabbi Philip Ohriner