Sermons & Articles

Rabbi Danny’s Invocation for The Greater Framingham Community Church’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Posted on January 17, 2022

It is such a joy and a privilege to be with you this morning and especially to be alongside my dear friend and colleague Reverend J. Anthony Lloyd. I feel immensely honored and blessed to have the opportunity to deliver today’s invocation. I am ever so grateful to be here, surrounded by friends committed to Continue Reading »

The Children: My Heroes of 2021

Posted on December 31, 2021

As we approach the end of another calendar year, alongside holiday celebrations, we have a new tradition of celebrating individuals as heroes or people of the year. Most prominently we have the Time Magazine Person of the Year and the CNN Heroes. I want to add another hero; a group who have gone unrecognized for Continue Reading »

WILA Thanksgiving Welcome

Posted on December 9, 2021

Click above to listen to Cantor Hollis and Rabbi Danny’s welcome at the Wayland Interfaith Leaders Association (WILA) Interfaith Communal Thanksgiving Service!

Remembering the Tree of Life attack, three years on

Posted on October 30, 2021

I don’t remember much about the specifics of the Shabbat service that morning, what I do remember is that my phone kept vibrating in my pocket. While this has become more normal in our Covid world, this was 3 years ago, and so while a vibration or two might have been expected, this was way Continue Reading »

ACE Fall Hike

Posted on October 27, 2021

Despite the limitations of COVID, our Adult Community Engagement Committee continues to plan fun activities for the adults of our community! Recently, they went on a hike up Mt. Kearsarge in New Hampshire. Thirteen TST family members joined (or fourteen if you include the dog!) and enjoyed the beauty of nature from the summit!

The Beauty of a Rainbow

Posted on October 21, 2021

Rabbi Danny’s Remarks at Indigenous Peoples Day Ceremony

Posted on October 13, 2021

As a Jewish community the importance of a people’s connection to their land is at the center of our Torah, our sacred text, and so I am grateful to Andre for beginning today’s vigil with a land acknowledgement, recognizing his people’s connection to the land on which we are currently gathered. Thank you to all Continue Reading »

High Holiday Appeal 5782

Posted on October 8, 2021

In case you missed it, we invite you to watch a special message from Rabbi Danny, Ginny MacDowell, and Harris Rosenheim: Click here to show your support for Temple Shir Tikva. Make your impact today

A Statement on the Events at the Southern Border

Posted on September 27, 2021

כְּאֶזְרָ֣ח מִכֶּם֩ יִהְיֶ֨ה לָכֶ֜ם הַגֵּ֣ר הַגָּ֣ר אִתְּכֶ֗ם וְאָהַבְתָּ֥ לוֹ֙ כָּמ֔וֹךָ כִּֽי־גֵרִ֥ים הֱיִיתֶ֖ם בְּאֶ֣רֶץ מִצְרָ֑יִם אֲנִ֖י יְהֹוָ֥ה אֱלֹהֵיכֶֽם “The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as one of your citizens; you shall love them as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I Adonai am your God.” (Vayikra-Leviticus 19:34) We Continue Reading »