Sermons

Rabbi Alexander Davis

December Dilemma

December 18, 2014 / 26 Kislev 5775

Shalom Haverim, This week in my Introduction to Judaism class we discussed the “December Dilemma.” For Jews living in the diaspora, December can be a difficult time. Some feel left out seeing others absorbed in the Christmas season. For those (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

Vayeshev – The Butler (12/14)

December 13, 2014 / 21 Kislev 5775

When it comes to movies, I am a year behind the times. So it wasn’t until last weekend that I saw the movie, “The Butler.” How many of you saw it? Just to give you some perspective, my kids say (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

Illuminating the Darkness of Our Past

December 11, 2014 / 19 Kislev 5775

Shalom Haverim, Yesterday morning, I walked around the Aleph Preschool and every room was abuzz with activity. In one room children were coloring, in another they were rolling out dough. In a third, they were cutting out shapes. While each (Read More...)

Newlywed Ceremony

December 4, 2014 / 12 Kislev 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Vayetzei: Judaism and Democracy

December 3, 2014 / 11 Kislev 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Thanksgiving Song

November 26, 2014 / 4 Kislev 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Eulogy for a Slain Rabbi

November 20, 2014 / 27 Heshvan 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

A Lake in the Chapel?!

November 13, 2014 / 20 Heshvan 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

New Teen Initiative Successfully Launched

November 6, 2014 / 13 Heshvan 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Mentschkeit vs Yiddishkeit”

October 30, 2014 / 6 Heshvan 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Tekia Tzedaka Tekia?

October 30, 2014 / 6 Heshvan 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Time vs. Space

October 23, 2014 / 29 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“My Favorite Holiday”

October 15, 2014 / 21 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Our Living Legacy Yom Kippur Sermon 5775/2014

October 4, 2014 / 10 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Kol Nidre 5775 – Doing Memory Right

October 3, 2014 / 9 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Holiness Debate

October 1, 2014 / 7 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rosh Hashanah 5775 – Lifetime Investments

September 26, 2014 / 2 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Kassel Abelson

Rosh Hashanah Sermon 5775/2014 – Beth El Serves

September 25, 2014 / 1 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rabbi Davis’ “Mini Sermons” – Israel to Domestic Abuse

September 25, 2014 / 1 Tishrei 5775 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Memory of a Beloved Teacher

September 18, 2014 / 23 Elul 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Above Average

September 11, 2014 / 16 Elul 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Back to School Blues

September 3, 2014 / 8 Elul 5774 by rswanson

Summer Growth

August 29, 2014 / 3 Elul 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Fires of Compassion

August 21, 2014 / 25 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Hidden Are the Things that We See

August 14, 2014 / 18 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Strength from Space

August 7, 2014 / 11 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Napoleon and the Jews

July 29, 2014 / 2 Av 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

My time in Israel is coming to a close

June 25, 2014 / 27 Sivan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

A Message from Rabbi Davis

June 18, 2014 / 20 Sivan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Celebrate the Contributions of Converts” by Rabbi Davis

June 3, 2014 / 5 Sivan 5774 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

“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