What unites us – Rabbi René’s Shabbat morning sermon

Parasha Korach: 20 June 2020 / 28 Sivan 5780 On Shabbat morning, Rabbi René Pfertzel…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – a more compassionate world

We did what we had to do A trainer from Wimbledon, Patrice Hutchinson, went on…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Seeing each other in God’s image

How does a society deal with minorities? The death of George Floyd last week, killed…

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We are being tried. We are being tested

Rabbi René’s sermon – Shabbat morning service: Liberal Judaism’s Biennial at Home 2020 On the…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Lessons from these times

The world is going to be different Forbidden relationships in the Torah are first described…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Parashat Tazria

We do not control everything Tzara’at is the name of a rather gross skin disease,…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – yes to physical distance, no to social distance.

Two nights which were different from all other nights, yet the same…. The two nights…

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How is this Pesach different from other Pesachim?

How is this night different from the other nights? In “normal” times, there are already…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Shabbat Tzav

Shabbat HaGadol – ‘The Great Shabbat’ Its name “The Great Shabbat” is derived from the…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Accepting Uncertainty

Sometimes there is no easy answer In the Talmud (Berakhot 4b), King David is praised…

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