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Rabbi Muhlbaum

Penetrating Through The Darkness

Posted on January 24, 2024

This sermon was delivered by Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum during the Friday, Jan. 19, Shabbat Evening Service when she spoke at The Temple-Tifereth Israel.   Shabbat shalom! I’m delighted to be here with all of you this evening. I want to start my remarks tonight with a story. Once, during a trip to Israel, I had Continue Reading »

Abortion Access and Rachamim: Cultivating Empathy

Posted on September 26, 2023

This sermon, Abortion Access and Rachamim: Cultivating Empathy, was shared by Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum on Yom Kippur Morning, September 25, 2023.  I have a friend I’ll call Chanah, who was a young college student in the mid-1960s. Chanah and her boyfriend had been together for a while. She was tracking her cycles, and thought she Continue Reading »

Praying Hashkiveinu

Posted on April 27, 2023

In a sermon she shared at the April 21 Shabbat Evening Service,  Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum shares a loving tribute to Israel. Hashkiveinu – This prayer is something we recite each evening, and there we ask to feel God’s protective presence over us, over Jerusalem, and over the world. As we approach Yom Ha’atzmeut, I’m thinking Continue Reading »

Lost and Found and

Posted on October 11, 2022

This sermon,  Lost and Found and, was shared by Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum during Yom Kippur, 2022. Lost and Found and When I was fifteen and a half, I got my learner’s permit. This temporary license came with a great sense of excitement, responsibility, and freedom. I lived in Cincinnati at the time, and by the Continue Reading »

Living Our Weeks

Posted on September 27, 2022

This sermon was shared by Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum during the Erev Rosh Hashanah Sanctuary Service, Sep. 25, 2022.   “Living Our Weeks”  This summer, we traveled to one of, if not the top seven, at least the top ten wonders of the world: Niagara Falls. We stayed in a home about a mile from the Continue Reading »