Jewish resources

This page contains Jewish resources and sermons wot I have done:

Date Venue Occasion Title
27.08.16 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Sermon Eikev The Heartless Hotline and the everlasting clothes
01.09.16 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class The Creation: from midrash to Milton Jones
02.10.16 Eastbourne Liberal Jewish Community Sermon Erev Rosh Hashanah Returning and not returning
06.10.16 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class The tenth day is the Day of Atonement
11.10.16 Eastbourne Liberal Jewish Community Sermon Kol Nidre The sins we have committed
12.10.16 Eastbourne Liberal Jewish Community Sermon Yom Kippur Moses over our shoulder
08.11.16 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Opening thought for a Council meeting An Election Day Prayer
14.12.16 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and learn: Parashat Vayishlach A reunion: Esau’s kiss
25.12.16 [yes really] Limmud Conference Session Politics from the pulpit: religious leaders, electioneering and the law
25.12.16 [ditto] Limmud Conference Session Just William and the Jews: William and the Nasties, a 1935 tale withdrawn from publication…
19.01.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class After-effects of the Holocaust on the Jewish people
02.02.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class Tree wise men: Tu Bishvat and Jewish environmentalism
09.02.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Beshalach Give us a wave: miracles and fear at the Red Sea
02.03.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Terumah Mishkan Meccano: building a curiosity in the desert
15.03.17 Leo Baeck College Presentation for rabbinic admissions interview The tension of security and welcoming (speaking notes only)
23.03.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Vayakheil-P’kudei Have synagogue building projects always been this complicated?!
25.03.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Kabbalat Torah class Anti-Semitism or No Anti-Semitism? (ask participants to stand on one side of room if they think the example is anti-Semitic, and the opposite side if it’s not)
20.04.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Sh’mini When is a commandment not a commandment?
27.04.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Tazria Lunch’n’Leprosy
04.05.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class Jus in disputatio: Jewish ethics of debate
07.05.17 Westminster Synagogue Westminster Chai day of Israel learning ‘No contradiction’: Judaism and democracy in the Israeli Supreme Court
18.05.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class Shavuot
31.05.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Sermon Shavuot The King’s Day Off (featuring a Belgian fairy-tale what I wrote)
01.06.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Naso Pinky promises and Unbreakable Vows
08.06.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Behalotecha Whinging about garlic
29.06.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Chukat Moses rocks on
13.07.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Lunch and Learn: Parashat Pinchas Zelophechad’s daughters and the You-turn
13.07.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class Tisha b’Av versus the summer
29.07.17 York Liberal Jewish Community (Scarborough) Sermon Devarim The Israelites and the Rising Pyramid- or, Captains Who Sing
19.08.17 Finchley Progressive Synagogue Sermon Re’eh Of mages and sages
21.09.17 Stevenage Liberal Synagogue Sermon Rosh Hashanah Whose ram is it anyway?
29.09.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Sermon Kol Nidre Forgiveness not forgetfulness
19.10.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class Moses’s staff problems: a look at Jews and miracles
21.10.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Sermon No’ach The missing instruction
23.10.17 My own twisted sense of humour Banter Leyning The Ning Nang Nong
02.11.17 Leo Baeck College D’var Torah: Vayeira Between the wolves and the angels
16.11.17 Leo Baeck College Discussion activity for Parashat Tol’dot Will the Jewry please stand?[featuring the Fraud Act 2006]
16.11.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Judaism 101 class The end of days (and a very naughty boy)
18.11.17 York Liberal Jewish Community Sermon Tol’dot (at the annual interfaith civic service) The tolerance of the womb

These materials represent only my own views and not necessarily those of the congregations and/ or denominations to which they were delivered. All content is subject to the general disclaimer.

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