Resources

High Holiday 5778/2017 Readings
Rabbi David Freidenreich sermons
    Embracing Imperfection (Erev Rosh Hashanah)
    Cantor Messerschmidt, The Legend (Kol Nidre)

Erev Rosh Hashanah
    Richard Aroneau, Welcome
    Jamie Macmillan, Returning
    Gail Wartell, An Open Letter to Everything by Jacob Wartell

Rosh Hashanah First Day
    Gonna Get Through This World, performed at Adas Yoshuron by Minda Gold, Lisa Katz and Linda Garson-Smith
    David Berez
    Caryl Kolkin, The Shofar as Alarm Clock
    Ellen Goldsmith, Double Peace by Naomi Shihab Nye (poem not available here because it hasn’t yet been published)

Kol Nidrei
    Throop Wilder, Who’s Jewish? (for text, please contact the synagogue)
    Wendy Rapaport, Reflections

Yom Kippur
    Nola Kosowsky, Call to Action
    Stuart Finkelstein, Getting Rid of the Mud
    Judy Weisman, Yom Kippur 2017


High Holiday 5777/2016 Readings
Erev Rosh Hashanah
    Kathleen Meil
    Hillary Waterman
    Linda Garson-Smith: excerpt from The Broken Beginning by Rachel Back
    Daphne Stern: The Journey by Mary Oliver

Rosh Hashanah First Day
    Laurence Coe: The Late Year by Marge Piercy
    Harry Podolsky
    Linda Tatelbaum

Kol Nidrei
    Ellen Goldsmith: The Layers by Stanley Kunitz
    Barbara Fishman
    Mark Moskovitz
    Deborah Weisgall

Yom Kippur
    Gary Salas
    Iris Selig
    Kal Winer
    Sally Landsburg
    Barrett Brown


Liturgical recordings
Rabbi Natan Margalit’s Kabbalat Shabbat and Shabbat Morning recordings
High Holiday Torah and Haftarah recordings
Rabbi Amita Jarmon’s recordings (of Shabbat and other melodies)


Writings and talks
Rabbi Margalit’s Organic Torah blog
Rabbi Margalit on Land, Food and Justice for the 2014 Camden Conference
Deborah Weisgall’s talk: The Choir and the Music


High Holidays Sermons by Rabbi Amita Jarmon
A Path of Love    Erev Rosh Hashanah, September 29, 2008
Mirrors and Projections    Rosh Hashanah, September 30, 2008
G-d Wants the Heart    Kol Nidre, October 8, 2008
Sins and Scapegoats    Yom Kippur, October 9, 2008
The Yearly Cycle    Erev Rosh Hashanah, September 12, 2007
The Meaning of Kehillah    Rosh Hashanah, September 13, 2007
Israel    Erev Rosh Hashanah, September 22, 2006
Tefillah    Rosh Hashanah, September 23, 2006
Climate    Kol Nidre, October 1, 2006


Sermons by Rabbi Harry Sky
Parshat Toldot    December 29, 1998
Parshat Noah    November 14, 1998
Torah    October 9, 1998
Rosh Hashanah    September 21, 1998