Rabbi Ain’s Sermon Library

Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur 2017 Sermons

Rosh HaShanah 2017 Sermons

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)