Sermons

Rabbi Alexander Davis

My time in Israel is coming to a close

June 25, 2014 / 27 Sivan 5774

My time in Israel is coming to a close. As you could tell from last week’s note, the Beth El Family Mission was a wonderful experience. I hope to share more about it in the coming weeks. Since the tour (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

A Message from Rabbi Davis

June 18, 2014 / 20 Sivan 5774

Haverim, The Bible tells us that when Joshua conquered Israel, God made the sun stand still. As I travel with 36 Beth El congregants through Israel, I too wish the sun would stand still so that we could squeeze a few (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Celebrate the Contributions of Converts” by Rabbi Davis

June 3, 2014 / 5 Sivan 5774

Shalom Haverim One of the things I most enjoy doing as a rabbi is working with people who choose Judaism. Since interning in a conversion program almost 20 years ago while in rabbinical school, I have always found the process (Read More...)

“Bar Mitzvah Dad” by Rabbi Davis

May 22, 2014 / 22 Iyar 5774 by Kvelander

“Is Divorce Kosher?” by Rabbi Davis

May 14, 2014 / 14 Iyar 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

The Last “Jews” of Natchez: Methodists by Rabbi Davis

May 8, 2014 / 8 Iyar 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Southern Stories” by Rabbi Davis

May 1, 2014 / 1 Iyar 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Heading South” by Rabbi Davis

April 24, 2014 / 24 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“A “Lame” Pesah” by Rabbi Davis

April 17, 2014 / 17 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Thawing out for Pesah” by Rabbi Davis

April 10, 2014 / 10 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Church Event Inspires Pesah Lesson” by Rabbi Davis

April 3, 2014 / 3 Nisan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

A “Peaceful” Seder by Rabbi Davis

March 27, 2014 / 25 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Your Key to the World to Come

March 20, 2014 / 18 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Purim – Not Just for Kids” by Rabbi Davis

March 12, 2014 / 10 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Song, Sanctuary, Soul” by Rabbi Davis

March 4, 2014 / 2 Adar II 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Art Appreciation 101″ by Rabbi Davis

February 26, 2014 / 26 Adar I 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“New Burial Practice at Beth El” by Rabbi Davis

February 12, 2014 / 12 Adar I 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – February 6, 2014

February 6, 2014 / 6 Adar I 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Women, Tefillin and Jewish Tradition by Rabbi Davis

January 30, 2014 / 29 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – January 23, 2014

January 23, 2014 / 22 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – January 15, 2014

January 15, 2014 / 14 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Lost Tefillin…Found” by Rabbi Davis

January 3, 2014 / 2 Shevat 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Who is a Hero?” by Rabbi Davis

December 11, 2013 / 8 Tevet 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – December 5, 2013

December 4, 2013 / 1 Tevet 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 / 19 Kislev 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – November 13, 2013

November 12, 2013 / 9 Kislev 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – November 7, 2013

November 6, 2013 / 3 Kislev 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Birthing the Jewish Future” by Rabbi Alexander Davis

October 30, 2013 / 26 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 25, 2013

October 24, 2013 / 20 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 16, 2013

October 16, 2013 / 12 Heshvan 5774 by Kvelander

“Response to the Jewish Population Survey” by Rabbi Davis

October 14, 2013 / 10 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 9, 2013

October 9, 2013 / 5 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Noah and the Rescue of Danish Jewry” by Rabbi Davis

October 8, 2013 / 4 Heshvan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi’s Message – October 2, 2013

October 2, 2013 / 28 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Neilah 5774″ by Rabbi Abelson

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Kassel Abelson

“Honor Your Parents” by Rabbi Abelson

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Kassel Abelson

“Eating at God’s Table” by Rabbi Davis

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“I Collect Cookbooks” by Karen Rubin

September 17, 2013 / 13 Tishrei 5774 by admin

Yom Kippur War – What is it Good for?

September 13, 2013 / 9 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Drops of Torah: Why is Yom Kippur only one day?

September 13, 2013 / 9 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Risisei Torah: Why don’t we fast on Rosh Hashanah?

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

“Beth El Eats: For a Good and Sweet New Year” by Rabbi Alexander Davis

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Food, Health and Holiness” by Steve Sanderson, GI Doctor

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by admin

“Joy in the Land of Sustainable Farming” by Stephanie Stillman, Farmer

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by admin

“Matriarchs, Motherhood, Meals and a Pyrex Pan” by Deb Mallin, Food Writer

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by admin

“Feeding the Hungry with Dignity” by Gimulut Hesed volunteer, Diana Rosen

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by admin

“Shopping for Holiness” by Bill Broze

September 12, 2013 / 8 Tishrei 5774 by admin

Rosh Hashanah 5774 – Needs Versus Wants

September 5, 2013 / 1 Tishrei 5774 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

The Ties that Bind One Generation to the Next

May 31, 2013 / 22 Sivan 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi Davis’ response to the Marriage Amendment: “Strengthen Marriage”

May 20, 2013 / 11 Sivan 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Answering Silent Screams: Remember & Respond

April 7, 2013 / 27 Nisan 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Parent, Pesah and Preserving Memories – Pesah 5773 Yizkor Sermon

April 3, 2013 / 23 Nisan 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Gun Violence MRA Day on the Hill

March 15, 2013 / 4 Nisan 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Accounting 101 and the Divine CPA

March 9, 2013 / 27 Adar 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Perpetually Running Late

March 3, 2013 / 21 Adar 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Retirement Responsibilities

February 16, 2013 / 6 Adar 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Like Snow Falling on Citrus- A Tu B’Shvat Message” from Rabbi Davis

February 1, 2013 / 21 Shevat 5773 by Kvelander

Introverted Leaders- An Oxymoron?

January 20, 2013 / 9 Shevat 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Lights from Newtown – 12/12 Parashat Vayigash

December 12, 2012 / 28 Kislev 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

The Right Father – Parashat Vayera 10/12

November 4, 2012 / 19 Heshvan 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis