Rabbi Ain’s Sermon Library

Rabbi Ain Sermon – Shlach Lecha 2019

Rabbi Ain Sermon – Kedoshim 2019

Rabbi Ain Sermon – Aharei Mot 2019

Rabbi Ain Sermon March 9, 2019 -Pekudei 2019-What makes the Israelite community strong?

Rabbi Ain Sermon January 26, 2019 – Parashat Yitro

Rabbi Ain Sermon December 1, 2018

Chayeh Sarah 2018 – Reflecting on Pittsburgh


Rabbi Ain Sermon July 14, 2018

Balak 2018: How Beautiful Are Our Tents – Rabbi Ain Sermon June 30, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon June 16, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon June 2, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon April 21, 2018 – Celebrating Israel at 70

Rabbi Ain Sermon March 24, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon March 10, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon March 3, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon February 10, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon February 3, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon January 13, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon January 6, 2018

Rabbi Ain Sermon November 28, 2017

Naso 2017-Stepping Forward into Leadership

When Memorial Day and Shavuot Coincide: The Importance of Remembering the Outsider

Behar Bechukotai 2017: Dreaming of a Redeemed Jerusalem on Yom Yerushalayim 2017

Tazria Metzora 2017 The Modern Jewish Holidays and Recalling the Sacrifices

Parashat Terumah 2017 – Finding Joy In Difficult Times

Parashat Bo 2017 – What does it mean to worship God?

Shmot 2017-Remarks on the weekend of the Presidential inauguration and the Women’s March

December 24, 2016: “Displaying gratitude not callousness”

Lech Lecha 2016 – On a Narrow Bridge toward a Promised Land

Shmini Atzeret Yizkor Sermon 2016

Kol Nidre/Yom Kippur 2016 Sermons

Rosh HaShanah 2016 Sermons

September 2016: “The Commitments We Must Make to One Another”

Shavuot 2016

January 2016: Reflections on the Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

Vayehi 2015: Ensuring the Covenant in the Diaspora

Yom Kippur 2015 – Living a Life we are proud of

Kol Nidre 2015 – Strengthening our Family Story

Feeling at Home: Rosh Hashanah Day 2 2015

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: What does God call us for and are we ready to answer?

Erev Rosh Hashanah 2015 – A Taste of the New Year

Shoftim 2015: Can we go home again (8/22)

Loving Israel Amidst the Struggle: Shabbat VaEtchanan/Nachamu 2015 (8/1)

Balak 2015 Blessing the USA and Each Other (7/4)

The Significance of the Menorah in our Lives (6/9)

Understanding luxury and our role in the nail salon controversy (5/23)

What does being a stiff-necked people mean? (3/15)

Mishpatim: Communal Obligations should Extend to Vaccines (2/15)

Responding in the Face of Injustice – In the Bible and Today (12/14)

The Complexity of Our Birthright (11/14)