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Divrei Torah - Rabbi Shahar Colt

These divrei torah have been delivered on High Holydays and on other occasions.

Root Vegetables

Rabbi Shahar Colt

Audio of Rabbi Shahar's 2019 Kol Nidre d'var.

 

 

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Being Ivrim, Migration ours and others’, and Justice

Rabbi Shahar Colt

Kol Nidre 5779

Being Ivrim.pdf

Some of you know that this August I went to the Arizona/Mexico border as part of Faith Floods the Desert, a gathering of clergy and faith leaders from around the country to support and participate in the work of an organization called No More Deaths. They are a humanitarian organization that provides water and other lifesaving aid for migrants crossing the desert. Over the past year, their...Read more...

Kol Nidre Sermon 5778

Rabbi Shahar Colt

5778

“When a person departs from the world, all their deeds come and present themselves to him one by one, saying: “This is what you did on day X. Do you believe it?” The person responds: “Yes, I do.” The deed then says: “Sign!” — and the person signs. Then the person vindicates God’s judgment, saying: “You judge me correctly.”

This ancient midrash from the sifre, a rabbinic commentary on the book of...Read more...

Sun, October 20 2019 21 Tishrei 5780