Sermons – 5778

5778 Sermons

 

EREV ROSH HASHANAH 5778:
Hurricanes are coming back to back, and a major earthquake hit Mexico on the anniversary of an even more disastrous earthquake in that country which killed more than 10 thousand people.
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

ROSH HASHANAH 5778:
If you’re old enough to remember a time before you could fast-forward through TV commercials, then you probably remember a theme in some commercials–usually ones that were food-related–where a person faced some sort of temptation, and an angel and a devil were sitting on opposite shoulders, each advancing his cause.
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

KOL NIDRE 5778:
On Rosh Hashanah it is written, and on Yom Kippur it is sealed.
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

YOM KIPPUR 5778:
There’s a widely quoted ancient Chinese curse, that says, “May you live in interesting times.”
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

ROSH HASHANAH THOUGHTS
Both the Archbishop and the Dalai Lama have faced tremendous difficulties and obstacles in their lives and that of their countries and peoples.
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi – Long Island Herald

SCRIPTURE COMFORT:
What a timely question during the festival of Sukkot, when we read the book of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), which astutely noted that what has happened before will happen again.
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi – Sunday, Oct. 11, 2017 – Newsday – On Faith

PURIM LESSONS:
… one of the most important lessons is the importance of standing up for their beliefs and for what is right.
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi – Feb. 23, 2018 – Newsday