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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

Immigration

September 21, 2017

Rosh HaShanah 5778 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor There isn’t a soul in this room that cannot recount how and when they or their ancestors came to this country. In fact, …continue reading Immigration

Chossing As A Way of Life

September 20, 2017

Erev Rosh HaShanah 5778 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor The meaning of life is often found in where you place the emphasis. This is true especially in language. A little comma …continue reading Chossing As A Way of Life

Selachti K’devarecha

October 12, 2016

Kol Nidre 5777 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor Since the breakup of the phone company, and the rise in cellular telephone and cable television and internet companies, there has been a …continue reading Selachti K’devarecha

Kedusha: Reaching Out For Holiness

October 12, 2016

Yom Kippur 5777 Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor On Erev Rosh HaShana, I spoke about the power of the voice and noted that the voice can be used to denigrate or …continue reading Kedusha: Reaching Out For Holiness

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