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Rabbi Ain Sermon Parashat Noah 2019

Published on Nov 4, 2019

Lawlessness and Lawfulness – Striving for the Best This is the line of Noah. Noah was a righteous man. He was blameless in his generation. The earth became corrupt before God and the earth was filled with lawlessness.  When God saw how corrupt the earth was, for all flesh had corrupted its ways on earth, Read More

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Rabbi Ain Sermon Parashat Bereshit 2019

Published on Nov 4, 2019

Bereshit 2019: Don’t Stand by the blood of your neighbor, again…. Dave and I were in a parking lot in Great Neck on Sunday, shopping for food for yontiv. (Yes, we drove to great neck for food)…but that’s not the point. As many of you know, it is a very Jewish area, so it isn’t Read More

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Rabbi Ain Sermon – Parashat Ki Tavo 2019

Published on Oct 3, 2019

Are the Jews a chosen people? This is one of the most difficult questions contained within our torah and our liturgy but it is not something that we should shy away from discussing. Not at all.  But not because we are so great, actually, because a conversation about chosenness forces us to look deeply at Read More

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Rabbi Ain Sermon – Parashat Ki Tetze 2019

Published on Oct 3, 2019

Caring for our Bodies I was driving home this past Sunday from officiating at the unveiling of our beloved past president, mark weiner, when I heard on the radio, that the remains of a soldier killed in pearl harbor, had been identified. Family members say they expect 1,000 people or more to attend today’s funeral Read More

Shabbat Shalom from Rabbi Ain – September 20, 2019

Published on Sep 20, 2019

Shabbat Shalom from Rabbi Ain – September 13, 2019

Published on Sep 20, 2019

Shabbat Shalom from Rabbi Ain – September 6, 2019

Published on Sep 20, 2019

Shabbat Shalom from Rabbi Ain – August 30, 2019

Published on Sep 20, 2019

Shabbat Shalom from Rabbi Ain – August 23, 2019

Published on Sep 20, 2019
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Shlach Lecha 2019: When fear gets in our way

Published on Jul 1, 2019

Fear. I have a feeling, that, in this room, we are all afraid of something. Fearful of bad health. Fearful of violence. Fearful of loss. Fearful of ourselves own failure-imposter syndrome-often, we don’t look at the facts of our success, we focus on the potential of failure… In this week’s parasha, Shlach Lecha, there is Read More