Rabbi Perkins' High Holiday Sermons

Rabbi Perkins' most recent High Holiday sermons will be posted here.  Older sermons can be found in Sermon Archives.

Rosh Hashanah 5777 (2016)

 

Rosh Hashanah Day 1- October 3, 2016

The Game of Life      

Rosh Hashanah Day 2- October 4, 2016

The Eye of God          

Yom Kippur 5777 (2016)

 

Kol Nidre- October 11, 2016

Sins of Speech          

 

Yom Kippur- October 12, 2016

Remembering and Forgetting   

Rosh Hashanah 5776 (2015)

 

Erev Rosh Hashanah- September 13, 2015

You've Arrived at Your Destination?             

Rosh Hashanah Day 1- September 14, 2015

The Mahzor: An Age-Old Selfie Stick              

Rosh Hashanah Day 2- September 15, 2015

Not In God's Name                                             

Yom Kippur 5776 (2015)
 

Kol Nidre-September 22, 2015

Better Late Than Never                                   

Yom Kippur- September 23, 2015

Let's Have a Conversation...                          

 

Rosh Hashanah 5775 (2014)

 

Erev Rosh Hashanah - September 24, 2014

How Quickly A Year Passes 

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - September 25, 2014

Ometz (Strength, Fortitude and Courage) and Empathy        

Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - September 26, 2014

Becoming Jews of Influence        

 

Yom Kippur 5775 (2014)

 

Kol Nidre - October 3, 2014

Be Prepared: A Kol Nidre Story         

Yom Kippur - October 4, 2014

Creating Community and Celebrating Tradition        

 

Rosh Hashanah 5774 (2013)

 

Erev Rosh Hashanah - September 4, 2013

Are Our Clocks Keeping the Right Time?

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - September 5, 2013

The Rebellious Rabbi: Joachim Prinz

Rosh Hashahah Day 2 - September 6, 2013

What Is (And Isn't) the Torah, and Why We Study It

 

Yom Kippur 5774 (2013)

 

Kol Nidre - September 13, 2013

Benign Surveillance

Yom Kippur - September 14, 2013

The Joy and Gladness of Israel

 

Rosh Hashanah 5773 (2012)

 

Erev Rosh Hashanah - September 16, 2012

“Why Waiting is Torture” 

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 -  September 17, 2012

"Jewish Essence and Jewish Existence: Aly Raisman, Pearl Perkins and the Hebrew Mamita" 

Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - September 18, 2012

"Listening to One Another’s Inner Voice" 

 

Yom Kippur 5773 (2012)

 

Kol Nidre - September 25, 2012

An Alternative to Writing Our Own Eulogies 

Yom Kippur - September 26, 2012

How We Can Stop Lying to Everyone—Especially Ourselves