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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 »

Sharing Our Brokenness

Posted on September 17, 2021

How’s it going? How are you? How are things? We get asked this question, or a variation of it numerous times a day. But, when I first moved to America, I had to get used to the fact that “How are you?” is not necessarily a real question. The Cultural Atlas actually warns newcomers to Continue Reading »

Empathy is the Cure to Society’s Ills

Posted on August 23, 2021

I have seen a sign. And I am sorry to tell you it wasn’t a good one. No, don’t worry it wasn’t that kind of sign, it was an actual physical sign, the type you put out on your front lawn. And in six simple words it symbolizes everything that is wrong with our society Continue Reading »