Purim

Holidays Uprooting Evil and Lifting Up Holiness on Shabbat and Purim

I don’t know about you, but it’s been a deep struggle for me to get into Pur...

Pluralistic Perspectives Humility and Hope in an Uncertain World: A Purim Teaching

This morning’s Torah reading begins with a divine call. Vayikra el Moshe vayed...

Holidays The Many Faces of Purim

This sermon was originally delivered at Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley,...

Holidays More Than One Thing: Purim and Reflections of the Image of God

Megillat Esther, which we read on the holiday of Purim this week, is a flamboyan...

Pluralistic Perspectives Remembering the Future: Memories of the Heart

This Shabbat, the weekly Torah portion, Tetzaveh, embraces the consecration of t...

Holidays Matanot L’Evyonim – Giving and Receiving on Purim

Adar is here! Purim, with all its joy and merriment, is on its way.   As someo...