Past Drashot

5779 Drashot (Sermons)

Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Yoel Kahn — "The Shofar Top Ten from the Tenth Century"
Alicia Klein — "My Jewish Identity"
Katherine Haynes — "In Gratitude for Kehillah Kedoshah"
Ruth Spear — "Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue–What Judaism Means to Me"

Kol Nidre/ Erev Yom Kippur

Rabbi Yoel Kahn — "Hope and Dispair"

Yom Kippur
 

Rabbi Rebekah Stern — "The Crisis of Busy-ness"


​5778 Drashot (Sermons)

Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Yoel Kahn  — "Midat ha-Din"
Jonathan Simon — "Jews Live in HIstory: A Memory of 1968"
Marcia Renee Goodman — "My Jewish Journey"
Juliet Spear Gardner — "Let My Words Turn Into Sparks"

Yom Kippur

Rabbi Rebekah Stern — Old-Fashioned Remedies in an Age of Isolation and Loneliness

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5777 Drashot 

Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Yoel Kahn — "Awe, Thanksgiving, and Mindfulness"
Ann Gonski — "My Jewish Journey"
Eli Sharf — "My Jewish Journey"
Rachel Schreiber — "My Jewish Journey"

Yom Kippur

Rabbi Rebekah Stern — "On Suffering"

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5776 Drashot 

Rabbi Yoel Kahn Rosh Hashanah — "Creating a Shabbat Practice"
Rabbi Yoel Kahn Yom Kippur 5776 — "Second Naivete and Mature Zionism"
Rabbi Rebekah Stern Kol Nidre 5776 — "A Call to Action in the Season of Awakening"

Jennifer Brand
Jim Gilbert
- Erika Kaske
- Lianna Louie
- Renee Passy-Zale
- Sondra Napell (Article from the Builder)

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5775 Drashot 

Rabbi Kahn Rosh Hashanah 5775 — "Cultivating the Soul, the Holiness of the Self"
Rabbi Kahn Kol Nidre 5775 — "The Mi Shebeirach Prayer"
Rabbi Stern Yom Kippur 5775 — "The Sacred Power of This Day: Learning to Begin with the End in Mind"

A diverse group of Beth El members reflected during the 5775 Rosh Hashanah morning services on the question, “Who/What am I as a Jew?” A panel of Beth El members spoke at each service. Their talks can be read by clicking on the links below:
- Doug Arnold
- Steve Kurzman
- Florence Lewis
- M. S.