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Outreach

The Two Chambers of Our Hearts

Posted on October 10, 2019

This message on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is from Rabbi Andi Berlin, guest rabbi for the Fairmount Temple clergy team, shared on Yom Kippur, 2019. We encourage you to comment below or to share the link to this sermon on social media such as Twitter or Facebook Continue Reading »

Pursuing Justice Justly – Stern Social Action Speaker Justice Rebecca Dallet

Posted on October 4, 2018

This message on “If Not Now, When?,” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, is from 2018 Yom Kippur Stern Social Action speaker, Justice Rebecca Dallet.  We encourage you to comment below or to share the link on social media to continue the important conversation it engenders. Introduction of Justice Dallet from Melissa Yasinow: Continue Reading »

Doing What We Must Do About #metoo

Posted on September 13, 2018

This post on If Not Now, When?, the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, is the sermon shared by Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk on Rosh Hashanah, 2018.  We encourage you to share comments below, or to post the link to this post on social media such as Facebook or Twitter, or to share with others by 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 »

Shave for the Brave

Posted on February 24, 2014

In this article below, which is featured in the March Bulletin, Rabbi Caruso shares why he is going to “Shave for the Brave.” We encourage you to comment below, to share or post it widely so as to engender conversation on the valuable topics it raises for us in the temple community and in the Continue Reading »

I Felt Conspicuous – Rabbi Joshua Caruso on the Upcoming MLK Weekend Observance at Fairmount Temple and Trinity Cathedral

Posted on January 7, 2014

This post to “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, was written by Rabbi Caruso to help preview and highlight some of the topics we will address and challenges we face as we each year work with our partners at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral on important faith-community observances, dedicated to celebrating Continue Reading »

Supporting Our Work of Chesed – An Invitation to Help from Rabbi Robert A. Nosanchuk

Posted on November 22, 2013

A new member recently approached me in the school wing of temple,  so gratified that he and his partner had chosen to make Anshe Chesed their home as a Jewish family. Another saw me after a Shabbat service, grateful for my assistance at the naming of his granddaughter, and asked me how he could best Continue Reading »

Count Me In – Rabbi Joshua Caruso on Yom Kippur 5774

Posted on September 20, 2013

This blog post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, includes the Yom Kippur sermon for Rabbi Joshua Caruso on Yom Kippur 5774, shared on September 13 and 14, 2013. We encourage you to share, post, or comment below on these remarks, in hopes of continuing the conversations raised Continue Reading »

Here I Am, Send Me! : Reflections from Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at Cleveland’s Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

Posted on August 28, 2013

Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk spoke on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Cleveland’s Public Hall, as an honorary co-chair of Cleveland’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, held August 28, 1963, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Our Jewish community was jointly represented by Rabbi Nosanchuk and Rabbi Continue Reading »

An Opportunity to Begin Elul in Reflection – Rabbi Joshua Caruso on upcoming guest speaker Yvonne Pointer

Posted on August 8, 2013

“I witnessed two miracles in the month of May. First was that Georgina, Amanda and Michelle were found, and second was the arrest in Gloria’s case. So I do believe in miracles. You’ve just got to keep hope alive. These are the words of local Cleveland author, activist and motivational speaker Yvonne Pointer. This week Continue Reading »