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Archive: May 2015

Responding to Baltimore and Beyond: Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk of Fairmount Temple

Posted on May 4, 2015

Who said the following words? “It is dangerous for society to ignore the pain and passion now pouring out of the black community. We had better understand it…for black mistrust isn’t solely the result of an occasional perceived miscarriage of justice…Many…are convinced that there is a national campaign at work to undo whatever progress has Continue Reading »

Being Jewish is Something You Do – Fairmount Temple Middle School Teacher Lindsay Marcus

Posted on October 2, 2013

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is adapted from the remarks shared by Lindsay Marcus, who moderated our annual Stern Social Action Lecture on Yom Kippur, assisted by Amy Garnitz. We encourage you to respond below, to forward or post these words as a way of Continue Reading »

Optimism, Motivation and Hope at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Posted on May 21, 2013

Fairmount Temple congregant and high school student Eric Giesler joined Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk in Washington, DC at the Consultation on Conscience of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism in April 2013. Eric’s participation in this conferenence was supported by the Darnovsky/Bonder Fund and the Maurice H. Shapiro Consultation on Conscience Fund of Fairmount Temple. Continue Reading »

We Will Rise To Stop Gun Violence – Rabbi Nosanchuk’s Words at the April 8 Rally at Cleveland City Hall

Posted on April 8, 2013

This entry to “If Not Now, When?” our interactive blog, is excerpted from the remarks of Fairmount Temple’s Senior Rabbi, Robert Nosanchuk on Monday, April 8 at a demonstration on the steps of Cleveland’s City Hall. Together with Mayor Jackson, US Attorney Dettelbach, Chief of Police McGrath, members of the Cleveland City Council, gun safety Continue Reading »

Today You, Tomorrow Me – Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk: Rosh Hashanah Morning 5773

Posted on September 18, 2012

Below is the sermon shared by Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple on Monday, September 17, 2012. These remarks were shared at the congregational service for Rosh Hashanah morning at the beginning of 5773. We offer them below for your comments and interpretations, for you to share and link with others, here on Continue Reading »

Rabbis Leading Prayer at National Party Conventions

Posted on September 10, 2012

This blog post is excerpted from a sermon shared by Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, during Shabbat services on Friday, September 7, 2012, immediately after the conclusion of the Republican and Democratic National Party Conventions of 2012. In this talk, he is responding to the new development of seeing prominent rabbis speaking Continue Reading »

“Of Farms, Faith, and Foreign Policy: Choosing Our Next President” by Fairmount Temple Stern Social Action Lecturer – Dr. Chris Seiple

Posted on August 31, 2012

Dr. Chris Seiple is the President of the Institute on Global Engagement in Washington, D.C. He will be presenting the annual Stern Social Action lecture during our Yom Kippur observances at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple on September 26th. His title for his talk on Yom Kippur is: “Engaging the Other on the Global and Local Continue Reading »

Student Rabbi Scott Fox in El Salvador this summer with AJWS

Posted on June 11, 2012

Today I’m starting on a very exciting journey to El Salvador organized by the American Jewish World Service!  I was selected to be a part of the Rabbinical Student’s Delegation to the country to serve as ambassadors to the community in El Salvador. Together we are traveling to the region of Cuidad Romero to work Continue Reading »