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Sermon on Waking Up: Gun Violence & Inequality Rosh Hashanah 5773, Rabbi Lauren, Kol Tzedek “Awake, O you sleepers, awake from your sleep! O you slumberers, awake from your slumber!
SERMON TZAV – PARASHAT ZACHOR 5774 Rabbi Douglas Sagal, Temple Emanu-El, Westfield, NJ Every Shabbat is special, but this Shabbat is more special than most.
I will not mince words: the violence we witnessed this weekend is sickening. Join me in ensuring the period of “thoughts and prayers” without action is over – that instead, we prioritize real, lasting change to keep our communities safe.
An Armed Amalek: Why We Must Not Stand Idly By – Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk, Yom Kippur Sermon 2012 One night this summer my daughter appeared in my doorway, saying she couldn’t sleep.
TORAH COMMENTARY – Neal Borovitz D'var Torah Parshat Vayigash In memory of the Newtown 26 The setting of this week's Torah portion is the decisive moment in the story of Joseph and his brothers.
Sermon Shabbat Vayigash December 21, 2012 Rabbi David A. Lipper In the Shadows of Sandy Hook I remember a story of a father who wanted to entertain his little daughter so he could have some private time.
Jewish Values Jewish texts explicitly prohibit a man from forcing his wife to have sexual relations. Rami b.
Background Information Gender-based violence (GBV) refers to violence that occurs as a result of normative role expectations and perceived gender power inequities, and is a shift from referring only to “(men committing) violence against women”.
Position of the Reform Movement The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), according to its 1991 resolution "Violence Against Women," supports the "promotion of vigorous enforcement of existing laws prohibiting all forms of violence against women....