Sermons by Rabbi Chai Levy

Rabbi Chai Levy Kol Nidrei 2019

Jewish Response-ability in the Climate Crisis: Going Forth in Honest Teshuva and Active Hope Always a glutton for punishment, this year I decided to forgo the light summer reading, you know, the fun novels and page turners that people usually enjoy while vacationing. Yes, this summer, I dove into the climate change genre1 and read…

Kapparah: Letting Go, Welcoming In

Two former prisoners of war reconnected after many years and were catching up and reflecting on their experiences. One said to the other, “Have you forgiven our captors yet?” “No, never!” said the other. “Well, then,” said the first, “they still have you in prison, don’t they?” Maimonides in his 12th Century Laws of Teshuva,…