Sermons

Rabbi Alexander Davis

Time vs. Space

October 23, 2014 / 29 Tishrei 5775

Shalom Haverim, Occasionally, I am asked to explain the Torah in light of modern science. Last week’s Torah reading is a prime example. How do we reconcile the Torah’s seven days of creation with the scientific claim of billions of (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

“My Favorite Holiday”

October 15, 2014 / 21 Tishrei 5775

Shalom Haverim, Can I speak honestly? When it comes to the holidays, I think we have it backwards. We Jews have a holiday practically every month. But when did the High Holy Days get so high and so holy? If (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

Our Living Legacy Yom Kippur Sermon 5775/2014

October 4, 2014 / 10 Tishrei 5775

When some people travel, they collect states or capitals. Others collect national parks. And still others, baseball stadiums. This past year on my travels, I collected something else entirely- memorials. On the Beth El family mission to Israel, I visited (Read More...)

Kol Nidre 5775 – Doing Memory Right

October 3, 2014 / 9 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Holiness Debate

October 1, 2014 / 7 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rosh Hashanah 5775 – Lifetime Investments

September 26, 2014 / 2 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Kassel Abelson

Rosh Hashanah Sermon 5775/2014 – Beth El Serves

September 25, 2014 / 1 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi Davis’ “Mini Sermons” – Israel to Domestic Abuse

September 25, 2014 / 1 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Memory of a Beloved Teacher

September 18, 2014 / 23 Elul 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Above Average

September 11, 2014 / 16 Elul 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Back to School Blues

September 3, 2014 / 8 Elul 5774 by rswanson

Summer Growth

August 29, 2014 / 3 Elul 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Fires of Compassion

August 21, 2014 / 25 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Hidden Are the Things that We See

August 14, 2014 / 18 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Strength from Space

August 7, 2014 / 11 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Napoleon and the Jews

July 29, 2014 / 2 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

My time in Israel is coming to a close

June 25, 2014 / 27 Sivan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

A Message from Rabbi Davis

June 18, 2014 / 20 Sivan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Celebrate the Contributions of Converts” by Rabbi Davis

June 3, 2014 / 5 Sivan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Bar Mitzvah Dad” by Rabbi Davis

May 22, 2014 / 22 Iyar 5774 by Kvelander

“Is Divorce Kosher?” by Rabbi Davis

May 14, 2014 / 14 Iyar 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

The Last “Jews” of Natchez: Methodists by Rabbi Davis

May 8, 2014 / 8 Iyar 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Southern Stories” by Rabbi Davis

May 1, 2014 / 1 Iyar 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Heading South” by Rabbi Davis

April 24, 2014 / 24 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“A “Lame” Pesah” by Rabbi Davis

April 17, 2014 / 17 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Thawing out for Pesah” by Rabbi Davis

April 10, 2014 / 10 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Church Event Inspires Pesah Lesson” by Rabbi Davis

April 3, 2014 / 3 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

A “Peaceful” Seder by Rabbi Davis

March 27, 2014 / 25 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Your Key to the World to Come

March 20, 2014 / 18 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Purim – Not Just for Kids” by Rabbi Davis

March 12, 2014 / 10 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Song, Sanctuary, Soul” by Rabbi Davis

March 4, 2014 / 2 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Art Appreciation 101″ by Rabbi Davis

February 26, 2014 / 26 Adar I 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“New Burial Practice at Beth El” by Rabbi Davis

February 12, 2014 / 12 Adar I 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – February 6, 2014

February 6, 2014 / 6 Adar I 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Women, Tefillin and Jewish Tradition by Rabbi Davis

January 30, 2014 / 29 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – January 23, 2014

January 23, 2014 / 22 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – January 15, 2014

January 15, 2014 / 14 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Lost Tefillin…Found” by Rabbi Davis

January 3, 2014 / 2 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Who is a Hero?” by Rabbi Davis

December 11, 2013 / 8 Tevet 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – December 5, 2013

December 4, 2013 / 1 Tevet 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 / 19 Kislev 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – November 13, 2013

November 12, 2013 / 9 Kislev 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – November 7, 2013

November 6, 2013 / 3 Kislev 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Birthing the Jewish Future” by Rabbi Alexander Davis

October 30, 2013 / 26 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 25, 2013

October 24, 2013 / 20 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 16, 2013

October 16, 2013 / 12 Heshvan 5774 by Kvelander

“Response to the Jewish Population Survey” by Rabbi Davis

October 14, 2013 / 10 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 9, 2013

October 9, 2013 / 5 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Noah and the Rescue of Danish Jewry” by Rabbi Davis

October 8, 2013 / 4 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 2, 2013

October 2, 2013 / 28 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Neilah 5774″ by Rabbi Abelson

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Kassel Abelson

“Honor Your Parents” by Rabbi Abelson

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Kassel Abelson

“Eating at God’s Table” by Rabbi Davis

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“I Collect Cookbooks” by Karen Rubin

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by admin

Yom Kippur War – What is it Good for?

September 13, 2013 / 9 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Drops of Torah: Why is Yom Kippur only one day?

September 13, 2013 / 9 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Risisei Torah: Why don’t we fast on Rosh Hashanah?

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

“Beth El Eats: For a Good and Sweet New Year” by Rabbi Alexander Davis

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Food, Health and Holiness” by Steve Sanderson, GI Doctor

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by admin

“Joy in the Land of Sustainable Farming” by Stephanie Stillman, Farmer

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by admin