Sermons

Rabbi Alexander Davis

A Letter by Rabbi Davis

April 17, 2014 / 17 Nisan 5774

Haverim, I hope you are having a good yontif. Pesah is known by many names. For our sake, I wish it lived up to its name, hag haaviv, the Spring-time Festival. Enough of this snow! The name “Passover” was actually coined (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Thawing out for Pesah” by Rabbi Davis

April 10, 2014 / 10 Nisan 5774

Shalom Haverim, The snow is finally melting! It looks like we will have hag haaviv (a Spring time Passover) after all. I know that the warm weather comes as a relief after a very long winter. But I will tell (Read More...)

Rabbi Alexander Davis

“Church Event Inspires Pesah Lesson” by Rabbi Davis

April 3, 2014 / 3 Nisan 5774

Haverim, On Sunday I had a very unique experience. I participated in “Africa Night to Celebrate Israel.” Pastors and congregants from around the Twin Cities came together to celebrate Israel. Primarily from western African nations such as Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, (Read More...)

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

Parashat Ha’azinu: Doubting “The Rock”

September 29, 2012 / 13 Tishrei 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Beth El Learns – Yom Kippur 2012/5773

September 27, 2012 / 11 Tishrei 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Kol Nidre 5773: Controlled Outcomes

September 25, 2012 / 9 Tishrei 5773 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Shabbat Shuva 5773

September 23, 2012 / 7 Tishrei 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rosh Hashanah 5773 – The Courage to Dream

September 19, 2012 / 3 Tishrei 5773 by Rabbi Alexander Davis

Rosh Hashanah 5773: Imagining a World with Countries

September 17, 2012 / 1 Tishrei 5773 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Yizkor BaPesah: The Transformation of Memory.

April 14, 2012 / 22 Nisan 5772 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky

Shabbat HaGadol: Hunger Ain’t a Game.

March 31, 2012 / 8 Nisan 5772 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky