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The Law of Death is the Law of New Life: Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at Shavuot Morning Yizkor Memorial Services

Posted on May 31, 2017

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is excerpted from the remarks of Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk on May 31, 2017 at Shavuot Morning and Yizkor Memorial Services at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, OH. It is inspired by the writings of our Jewish tradition and the Continue Reading »

Looking Through These Windows, 1957-2017: Rabbi Norman Roman, Guest Speaker at Shabbat Celebration of 60 Years on Fairmount Boulevard

Posted on May 15, 2017

  This blog post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, contains excerpts of the remarks of Rabbi Norman T. Roman, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Kol Ami, West Bloomfield, MI, on the occasion of the Shabbat Service on Friday, May 12, 2017, honoring the 60-year milestone since the dedication of Continue Reading »

Like Candlewicks Waiting To Be Lit – Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk on Yom Hashoah – April 23, 2017

Posted on April 23, 2017

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is excerpted from the keynote address shared by Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk, Senior Rabbi, Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple at the Yom HaShoah V’Hagevurah service for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Sunday, April 23, 2017. We encourage you to share comments below Continue Reading »

An Everlasting Invitation to Our Dear Ones – Rabbi Joshua Caruso at Passover Memorial Service

Posted on April 19, 2017

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, is adapted from the Yizkor Memorial service sermon on Passover 5777 of Rabbi Joshua Caruso. We encourage you, if you wish, to share comments below, to share the link with others, or to post the sermon, titled “Extending an Everlasting Invitation to our Dear Continue Reading »

A Better Way to A Better Land: Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk Speaks on Why He Opposes the Q Renovation Deal as Proposed

Posted on April 17, 2017

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, is excerpted from the remarks of Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at Shabbat Hagadol services on Friday, April 7, 2017. We encourage you to respond with comments or questions below, and to share if you wish to raise awareness in the community. Continue Reading »

A New King Arose in Egypt: Why I am Not Sitting Shiva

Posted on January 22, 2017

I will share with you that all week I’ve had the impulse to simply preach on the Torah portion of the week, and steer clear of the topical events of the day. But as I considered the gravity of this period in our nation’s consciousness, and watched the inauguration events today, including the swearing in Continue Reading »

Why Atone for Racism – Rachel Laser, Stern Social Action Lecture at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, Yom Kippur 2016

Posted on October 14, 2016

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is adapted from the presentation shared by Rachel Laser at the Stern Social Action Lecture on Yom Kippur at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, October 12, 2016. Rachel Laser is former deputy director of the Religious Action Center of Continue Reading »

Can’t Do This Alone – Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk, Kol Nidre at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple- 2016

Posted on October 14, 2016

A nice Jewish girl brings home her fiancé to meet her parents. After dinner, her mother tells her father to find out about the young man. He invites the fiancé to his study for a little schnapps. “So what are your plans?” the father asks him.   “I am a Torah scholar,” he replies. “A Torah Continue Reading »

Say What You Need To Say – Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk, Yizkor Memorial Service 2016

Posted on October 14, 2016

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is adapted from the sermon shared by Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at the Yizkor Memorial service on Yom Kippur at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood OH, on October 12, 2016. We encourage you to post comments or questions below and Continue Reading »

Permanent Record – Rabbi Joshua Caruso, Yom Kippur 2016 – Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple

Posted on October 14, 2016

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is adapted from the sermon shared by Rabbi Joshua Caruso on Yom Kippur morning in the congregational service at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, OH. We encourage you to post questions or comments below, and to share the link Continue Reading »