Sermons – 5781

Sidebar - Logo


Rosh Hashanah Day 1, 5781
In the past, I’ve made two comments about my approach to writing sermons. One is that you don’t need me to tell you what’s wrong with the world….
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi
Yom Kippur Day, 5781
The question often comes up, “Where was God during the holocaust?” or on nine-eleven? Or when my loved one was dying of Covid, cancer or something else? There are probably as many answers to these questions as there are people who ask them. …
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

Kol Nidre, 5781
In the late 60s, that’s “0-0-60,” of the Common Era, as Jerusalem was being besieged by the army of the Roman Empire, a Rabbi named Yochanan ben Zakkai climbed into a casket. His students carried him out of the city gates, past the Zealots and the Roman guards who assumed they were on their way to a burial. …
Rabbi Susan Elkodsi