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SERMONS

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Rabbi Stein's Sermon Yom Kippur 5780 Oct. 9, 2019 10 Tishri 5780
Rabbi Tulik's Sermon Kol Nidre 5780 Oct. 8, 2019 10 Tishri 5780
Rabbi Stein's Sermon Shabbat Shuva 5780 Oct. 5, 2019 6 Tishri 5780
Rabbi Tulik's Sermon
Rosh Hashanah Morning 5780
Sept. 30. 2019 1 Tishri 5780
Rabbi Stein's Sermon Erev Rosh Hashana 5780 Sept. 29, 2019 1 Tishri 5780
Rabbi Stein's Sermon - Creating a More Peaceful World August, 16, 2019 16 Av 5779
Rabbi Stein's Sermon for Yom HaShoa Shabbat May 3, 2019 28 Nisan 5779
Rabbi Stein's Sermon for 3rd Presbyterian Church Pulpit Exchange February 24, 2019 19 Adar 5779
Rabbi Stein's Comments at Mt. Olivet
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Exchange
February 10, 2019 5 Adar 5779
Rabbi Stein's Solidarity Shabbat Sermon November 2, 2018 25 Cheshvan 5779

 

Parashat

Parashat Vayetzei
December 7, 2019

In this Torah portion, Jacob has a dream in which angels go up and down a ladder connecting earth to heaven. God appears before Jacob and renews the covenant that God had made with Abraham. Jacob sees Rachel, Laban’s daughter, tending sheep and wishes to marry her. Laban tricks Jacob into marrying his eldest daughter, Leah, after seven years of labor. In exchange for another seven years of work, Jacob is allowed to marry Rachel. Jacob has many sons with Leah, but Rachel is unable to conceive. Finally, God blesses Rachel, and she has a son, whom she names Joseph.

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