Archive of Rabbi Michael Weekly Messages


Message Date Read It
Introducing,… Havdallaween 30 Oct 2009 rabbimsg_30oct09
Finding Ourself in Prayer 13 Nov 2009 rabbimsg_13nov09
Janus the Janitor 00 Dec 2009 rabbimsg_00dec09
Wrestlemania meets Genesis 03 Dec 2009 rabbimsg_03dec09 
One Morning in Church 08 Jan 2010 rabbimsg_08jan10
Ten Nominees Written in Stone 05 Feb 2010 rabbimsg_05feb10
Olympic Medals 12 Feb 2010 rabbimsg_12feb10
Parenting and the Golden Calf 05 Mar 2010 rabbimsg_05mar10
Would It Had Been Enough? 12 Mar 2010 rabbimsg_12mar10
All A-Twitter about the Seder 19 Mar 2010 rabbimsg_19mar10
Next Year in Jerusalem Rebuilt 26 Mar 2010 rabbimsg_26mar10
Thoughts on Israel 07 May 2010 rabbimsg_07may10
Remembering on Memorial Day 31 May 2010 rabbimsg_31may10
An Imperfect Game 04 June 2010 rabbimsg_04jun10
Blame it on the Vuvuzelas 17 June 2010 rabbimsg_17jun10
Praying for Gilad Shalit 25 June 2010 rabbimsg_25jun10
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions 08 July 2010 rabbimsg_08jul10
Shabbat Shalom from Camp 06 Aug 2010 rabbimsg_06aug10
Happy Friday the Thirteenth 13 Aug 2010 rabbimsg_13aug10
Celebrating the Holiday of Sukkot 22 Sep 2010 rabbimsg_22sep10
Let the Rainbow Shine 08 Oct 2010 rabbimsg_08oct10
The Power of Faith 15 Oct 2010 rabbimsg_15oct10
Without Borders 22 Oct 2010 rabbimsg_22oct10
United We Learn 05 Nov 2010 rabbimsg_05nov10
Never Left Alone 19 Nov 2010 rabbimsg_19nov10
Looking Back 02 Dec 2010 rabbimsg_02dec10
It's beginning to look a lot like Shabbos 24 Dec 2010 rabbimsg_24dec10
A Memorable Seder 07 Jan 2011 rabbimsg_07jan11
A Song for Healing 14 Jan 2011 rabbimsg_14jan11
Brothers and Sisters at Sinai 21 Jan 2011 rabbimsg_21jan11
Building Liberty 04 Feb 2011 rabbimsg_04feb11
Don't Forget the Lyrics 11 Feb 2011 rabbimsg_11feb11
Getting the Gold 25 Feb 2011 rabbimsg_25feb11
What a Soul is Worth 04 Mar 2011 rabbimsg_04mar11
A World Turned Upside Down 17 Mar 2011 rabbimsg_17mar11
Hope Springs Again! 01 Apr 2011 rabbimsg_01apr11
Make it Yours...Thoughts for Passover 15 Apr 2011 rabbimsg_15apr11
Invitation to be Holy 29 Apr 2011 rabbimsg_29apr11
Swept Away 13 May 2011 rabbimsg_13may11
What we Know 20 May 2011 rabbimsg_20may11
Beware the Snapshot 24 June 2011 rabbimsg_24jun11
In Tents and in Shelters 19 Aug 2011 rabbimsg_19aug11
Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of September 11th 09 Sep 2011 rabbimsg_09sep11
Bing Bang Bentsching 19 Oct 2011 rabbimsg_19oct11
Looking Back at Evil 11 Nov 2011 rabbimsg_11nov11
Thoughts for Chanukah 26 Dec 2011 rabbimsg_26dec11
Thoughts Returning from Israel 06 Jan 2012 rabbimsg_06jan12
No Slave ever Escaped Egypt 13 Jan 2012 rabbimsg_13jan12
Seems to Be 20 Jan 2012 rabbimsg_20jan12
Remembering the Holocauset 27 Jan 2012 rabbimsg_27jan12
Groundhog Day Revisited 03 Feb 2012 rabbimsg_03feb12
(Not quite) Ten More Nominees Written in Stone 10 Feb 2012 rabbimsg_09feb12
Purim is coming, Who are you Wearing? 02 Mar 2012 rabbimsg_02mar12
Human Hotspots 16 Mar 2012 rabbimsg_16mar12
Member of the Tribe 23 Mar 2012 rabbimsg_23mar12
The Games of Affliction: A Hunger for Freedon 30 Mar 2012 rabbimsg_30mar12
The Rainbow Appears 11 May 2012 rabbimsg_11may12
A Healing of Wholeness 29 June 2012 rabbimsg_29jun12
How Goodly are Your Particles 08 July 2012 rabbimsg_08jul12
A Moment of Darkness 27 July 2012 rabbimsg_27jul12
Don't Hit That Snooze Button! 17 Aug 2012 rabbimsg_17aug12
Entering a New Year after a Dark Week 14 Sep 2012 rabbimsg_14sep12
The Holiness of Each Prayer 19 Oct 2012 rabbimsg_19oct12
I Am My Prayer 26 Oct 2012 rabbimsg_26oct12
The View from Here 02 Nov 2012 rabbimsg_02nov12
Israel Under Fire 16 Nov 2012 rabbimsg_16nov12
November 29th, A Hostoric Day 29 Nov 2012 rabbimsg_30nov12
A Light for the Whole World 07 Dec 2012 rabbimsg_06dec12
Faith vs. the Cliffs of Insanity 01 Jan 2013 rabbimsg_01jan13
Jean Valjean, Moses, and Being Known by Name 04 Jan 2013 rabbimsg_04jan13
Live Strong, Live True 18 Jan 2013 rabbimsg_18jan13
More Difficult than Splitting the Sea 25 Jan 2013 rabbimsg_25jan13
Seeing the Voices: A Week in the Gun-Life of America 01 Feb 2013 rabbimsg_01feb13
Turn it, Turn it, Turn it upside down 12 Feb 2013 rabbimsg_12feb13
Love in the Time of Adar 14 Feb 2013 rabbimsg_14feb13
Another (Not Quite) Ten Nominees Written in Stone 22 Feb 2013 rabbimsg_22feb13
Sacred and Not-so-Sacred Cows 01 Mar 2013 rabbimsg_01mar13
White Smoke, Clouds of Glory, and the Call of the Lowly 15 Mar 2013 rabbimsg_15mar13
Everyone is a critic: Remembering Roger Ebert 05 Apr 2013 rabbimsg_05apr13
Shaterring Silence 16 Apr 2013 rabbimsg_16apr13
Torah for Mature Audiences: Shavuot After Dark! 10 May 2013 rabbimsg_10may13
Out of the Whirlwind: Memorial for Oklahama 24 May 2013 rabbimsg_24may13
Spelling Community (or Kehila and the Bee) 31 May 2013 rabbimsg_31may13
War, What is it Good For? Not For The Sake of Heaven 08 June 2013 rabbimsg_08jun13
Equal Justice or Just Equal? 28 June 2013 rabbimsg_28jun13
A Place for Sadness and the Wholeness of a Broken Heart 12 July 2013 rabbimsg_12jul13
Of Guilt and Responsibility 19 July 2013 rabbimsg_19jul13
The Power of Words: Learning from Antoinette Tuff 22 Aug 2013 rabbimsg_22aug13
The March and the Mountaintop: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 28 Aug 2013 rabbimsg_28aug13
Two Days In Fall: Reflecting On September 11th and the Yom Kippur War 11 Sep 2013 rabbimsg_11sep13
Walking The Walk: Abraham, Sarah, and The Dalai Lama 11 Oct 2013 rabbimsg_11oct13
In the Nick of Time: Last Minute Thoughts On Brinkmanship 18 Oct 2013 rabbimsg_18oct13
Stepping Up. Not Standing By: Join the Race to Embrace Tolerance 01 Nov 2013 rabbimsg_01nov13
Greeting the Season 05 Dec 2013 rabbimsg_05dec13
A Dream of Many Colors 06 Dec 2013 rabbimsg_06dec13
Saving Time 20 Dec 2013 rabbimsg_20dec13
Return of the (Almost)Ten Nominees Written in Stone 17 Jan 2014 rabbimsg_17jan14
Seeing More Than Skin Deep 23 Jan 2014 rabbimsg_23jan14
But Where is Moshe? 07 Feb 2014 rabbimsg_07feb14
The Worth of Michael Sam 14 Feb 2014 rabbimsg_14feb14
Gathering for the Sake of Heaven 21 Feb 2014 rabbimsg_21feb14
The Many Faces of the US-Israel Relationship: My Trip to AIPAC 09 Mar 2014 rabbimsg_09mar14
Strange Fire and the Big Bang: Religion, Science, and the Cosmos 21 Mar 2014 rabbimsg_21mar14
The Bald Truth 04 Apr 2014 rabbimsg_04apr14
Why on this night do we ask so many questions? 13 Apr 2014 rabbimsg_13apr14
To Be is to Be Holy: Celebrating Marriage Equality on Shabbat Kedoshim 25 Apr 2014 rabbimsg_25apr14
Remembrance is the Beginning of the Task: Thoughts for Memorial Day 23 May 2014 rabbimsg_23may14
Taking and Giving: Responding to the Kidnapping of Three Israeli Boys 23 June 2014 rabbimsg_23jun14
Special Tisha B'Av Message 29 July 2014 rabbimsg_29jul14
The Vision to See the World as It Is (Entering Shabbat Chazon) 01 Aug 2014 rabbimsg_01aug14
Thoughts on the Passing of Robin Williams 15 Aug 2014 rabbimsg_15aug14
Holy Garments: A Shabbat message from Tracie Bernstein 22 Aug 2014 rabbimsg_22aug14
Lights Pointed Upward: Reflections on the Thirteenth Anniversary of September 11th 12 Sep 2014 rabbimsg_12sep14
Finding Each of Ourselves in the Prayers for a Sweet New Year 19 Sep 2014 rabbimsg_19sep14
Noah in the Time of Ebola 24 Oct 2014 rabbimsg_24oct14
Hearing the Cry of Sodom 07 Nov 2014 rabbimsg_07nov14
No Season for War, No season for Peace 14 Nov 2014 rabbimsg_14nov14