Archive of Messages from Rabbi Rosenthal

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5776 D’var Torah:

Parashat B’chukkotai – “To Labor in Torah” June 3, 2016
Parashat B’har – “The Times They Are A-Changin'” May 27, 2016
Parashat K’doshim – “You Shall be Holy” May 13, 2016
Parashat Acharei Mot – “T’rumah 3.0” May 6, 2016
Parashat M’tzora – Shabbat HaGadol – “Chametz for Sale” April 15,
Parashat Tazria-HaChodesh – “This Month’s For You!” April 8, 2016
Parashat Tzav – “God Will Provide” March 25, 2016
Parashat Va-yak-hel – Shekalim – “An Unfulfilled Mitzvah” March 4,
Parashat Ki Tissa – “Business as Usual” February 26, 2016
Parashat T’rumah – “Moses’ Torah Scroll” February 12, 2016
Parashat Mishpatim – “A Physician’s Prayer” February 4, 2016
Parashat Yitro – “Priorities” January 29, 2016
Parashat B’Shallach – “Seeing Clearly” January 22, 2016
Parashat Bo – “Guard My Tongue…” January 15, 2016
Parashat Va-era – “Self Paralysis” January 8, 2016

High Holy Day Sermons, 5776:

Erev Rosh Hashana – “Magic Fish”
Rosh Hashana – “Judaism and Racism”
Kol Nidre – “Where do we go from here?”
Yom Kippur – “The Limits of Perfection”

5775 D’var Torah:

Parashat Nitzavim – “Hidden Righteousness” September 11, 2015
Parashat Ki Tavo – “Buried Treasure” September 4, 2015
Parashat R’eih-Rosh Chodesh Elul – “Everyday Decisions” August 14, 2015
Parashat D’varim-Chazon – “Rabbinic Restraint” July 24, 2015
Parashat Mattot-Mas’ei – “Deal or No Deal” July 17, 2015
Parashat Pinchas – “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” July 10, 2015
Parashat Balak – “Same Sex Marriage” July 3, 2015
Parashat Chukkat – “Silence in the Face of Evil” June 26, 2015
Parashat B’ha-alotcha – “Stepping Up” June 5, 2015
Parashat Naso – “Many to One” May 29, 2015
Parashat B’midbar – “A Community of Individuals” May 22, 2015
Parashat B’har-B’chukkotai – “The World’s Chief Idol” May 15, 2015
Parshat Emor – “Nine and Counting…” May 8, 2015
Parshat Acharei Mot-K’doshim – “After Death, Sanctification” May 1, 2015
Parshat Tazria-M’tzora – “Our Lips are Sealed” April 24, 2015
Parshat Sh’mini – “Yom Hashoah and Yom Ha’atzmaut” April 17, 2015
End of Passover – “The Jordan Ran Backward” April 10, 2015
Passover – “Passover Fun” April 3, 2015
Parashat Tzav-Shabbat Hagadol – “Israel’s Bar Mitzvah” March 27, 2015
Parashat Va-yikra-HaChodesh – “Using or Losing Time” March 20, 2015
Parashat Va-yakhel-P’kudei-Parah – “Consulting the People” March 13, 2015
Parashat Ki Tissa – “AIPAC Policy Conference 2015” March 6, 2015
Parashat Tetzavveh Zachor – “Je Suis Juif” February 27, 2015
Parashat T’rumah – “Never Again?” February 20, 2015
Parashat Mishpatim – “Generosity of Spirit” February 13, 2015
Parashat Yitro – “Squirrel!” February 6, 2015
Parashat B’Shallach – “No Funny Business” January 30, 2015
Parashat Bo – “Chametz!” January 23, 2015
Parashat Va-era – “Beware of the Silver Tongue” January 16, 2015
Parashat Sh’mot – “The Past Leads to the Future” January 9, 2015
Parashat Va-yeishev – “Planting Seeds of Love or Hate” December 12, 2014
Parashat Va-yishlach – “A Matter of Perception” December 5, 2014
Parashat Toldot – “What Would Abraham and Sarah Do?” November 21, 2014
Parashat Chayyei Sarah – “Buying Property” November 14, 2014
Parashat Va-yera – “Easy to Be Kind” November 6, 2014
Parashat Noah – “Noise and Confusion” October 24, 2014

High Holy Day Sermons, 5775:

Erev Rosh Hashana –  “I am my Beloved’s and my Beloved is mine”
Rosh Hashana Day 1 – Akeidat Yitzchak” (The Binding of Isaac)
Kol Nidre“The Prince Who Thought He Was a Rooster”
Yom Kippur – “Gold Inside and Out”

5774 D’var Torah:

Parashat Nitzavim-Va-Yeilech – “As A Day Gone By”September 19, 2014
Parashat Shoftim – “Global Justice Shall You Pursue” August 29, 2014
Parashat R’eih – “A Shanda for the Jews” August 22, 2014
Parashat Va-Etchannan – “After Birthright” August 8, 2014
Parashat D’varim – “Words! Words! Words!” August 1, 2014
Parashat Mattot – “No End In Sight July 18, 2014
Parashat Pinchas – “Happy Campers July 11, 2014
Parashat Balak – “An Eye for an Eye? July 4, 2014
Parashat Chukkat – “Taking for Granted June 26, 2014
Parashat Korach – “LemmingsJune 20, 2014
Parashat M’tzora – “A San Diego Torah for the TroopsApril 4, 2014
Parashat Tazria-HaChodesh – “Bringing Mashiach” March 28, 2014
Parashat Sh’mini-Parah – “Simcha shel Mitzvah” March 21, 2014
Parashat Tzav-Zachor –  “Are you Joking?” March 14, 2014
Parashat Va-yikra – “AIPAC Policy Conference 2014” March 7, 2014
Parashat P’kudei – Shabbat Shekalim – “It Takes Two” February 28, 2014
Parashat Va-yak-hel – “Bring Me Gifts” February 21, 2014
Parashat Ki Tissa  – “Love Trumps All” February 14, 2014
Parashat T’tzavveh  – “A Good Shepherd” February 7, 2014
Parashat T’rumah – “As Good as Gold” January 31, 2014
Parashat Mispatim  – “The Truth and Only the Truth” January 24, 2014
Parashat Yitro – “Faith and Deed” January 17, 2014
Parashat B’shallach – “Something to Sing About” January 10, 2014
Parashat Sh’mot – “Not Just a River in Africa” December 20, 2013
Parashat Va-y’chi – “God and the Big Bang” December 13, 2013
Parashat Va-yiggash  – Who’s the Bully?” December 6, 2013
Va-yeishev – “A New Israel-Golah Paradigm” November 23, 2013
Parashat Va-yishlach – A Matter of Choice” November 15, 2013
Parashat Va-yetzei – How Awesome Is This Place” November 8, 2013
Parashat Toldot – When Hate Eclipses Love” November 1, 2013
Parashat Chayei Sarah – Don’t Look at the Container” October 25, 2013
Parashat Va-yera – Righteous Within” October 18, 2013

High Holy Day Sermons 5774:

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5774 – “Transforming Synagogue Member Relationship”
RH1 5774 – “Some Honest Thoughts on Israel”
KN 5774 – “Life’s Sabotages”
Yom Kippur 5774 – “Recognizing our Blessings”
President Jerry Hermes Kol Nidre Address

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