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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

September, 19, 2019

Yom Kippur Morning 5779 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor My dear friend of three decades, Rabbi Harold Robinson the retired rabbi of Hyannis for many years, who is also a retired …continue reading Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Truth and Truthiness

September 18, 2018

Kol Nidre 5779 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor When I was a kid, the newspaper would be delivered to the door of our apartment in the late afternoon.  I vividly remember, …continue reading Truth and Truthiness

Nationalism

September 10, 2018

Rosh HaShanah 5779 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor The story of humanity begins with a singular human couple  – Adam (Adom from the earth) and Eve (Hava – life).  The rabbis …continue reading Nationalism

Women’s Voices

September 9, 2018

Erev Rosh HaShanah 5779 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor My beloved wife, Marianne, has said repeatedly, that my sense of direction is so bad, that I would get lost even if …continue reading Women’s Voices

One Voice

September 30, 2017

Yom Kippur Morning 5778 Authored by Rabbis Judy Shanks and Elka Abrahamson With input from many colleagues, especially Rabbi David Stern Shared and emended by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor Congregation Shirat …continue reading One Voice

Divided by the Chief Rabbinate

September 29, 2017

Kol Nidre 5778 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor “They’re trying to throw dust in the eyes [of the public] and say that the Orthodox extremist Jews invented [the separation of sexes],” …continue reading Divided by the Chief Rabbinate

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