Mishkan Blog

Resolved: One Long Kodak Moment

Dearest friends, As we bring in the first day of a new year I'm thinking about what it means to say good-bye to the old and welcome in the new, setting an intention to live a certain way... and then sticking with it.The Talmud tells the story of what happens as the...

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Yom Kippur 5778 Rabbi Sermons

Erev Kol Nidre - Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann In that precarious and fraught mixture of religion and politics, this past year there was a beautiful moment when, at the Democratic National Convention, a great booming man, the Reverend William Barber, took the dais and said,...

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Rosh Hashanah 5778 Rabbi Sermons

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Welcome (Rabbi Lizzi) Barukhim ha’baim b’shem Adonai. Welcome to all of you, welcome to this moment, this opportunity for new beginning. It’s been quite a year since we gathered here last year. Thinking back to last year’s high holidays I kind of...

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