Rabbi Zucker’s Sermon on 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Morning 2016 The High Holy Days are both an exciting and an emotionally draining time. We are asked to look inwards and to evaluate where we are, and where we would like to be. So many of the prayers and the familiar sounds of the High Holydays […]

Tefilah – Prayer

Rabbi Zucker’s Sermon on Rosh Hashanah Morning 2016   Leshanah tova tikatevu ve’techatemu, May you and yours be inscribed and sealed for goodness in the year ahead. Here we are again, at the beginning of the yamim norayim, the Days of Awe, the annual time which invites us to engage in self-reflection and self-judgment. We […]

Teshuvah – Repentance, Reconciliaton

  Rabbi Zucker’s Sermon on Erev Rosh Hashanah 2016 Not so long ago I was chatting with some of members of our congregation. We were sitting and schmoozing.  We got onto the subject of the coming High Holy Days. We agreed that they were both a challenging and an exciting time. They were also filled […]

Tzedaqah – Righteousness