Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Rabbi Sharon Brous


Enough with your thoughts and prayers. People are dying.

As of the most recent count, 58 people were senselessly murdered in Las Vegas last night, and more than 500 wounded. Another horrific mass...

Rabbi Sharon Brous’ Rosh Hashanah sermon: The bug in the software of the West

America is turning from a place with an undercurrent of antisemitism, to a place in which antisemitism is condoned by the state. What are...

White supremacy is our country’s original sin

What happened in Charlottesville this past weekend is devastating, but not surprising. Over the past three years, white supremacists have been invited back to...

Extracting meaning from the madness

Rabbi Harold Schulweis wrote 30 years ago that the way we work through the memory of the Holocaust, the Shoah, the way we extract...

It’s time to reclaim religion

This is a transcript of a speech delivered at TEDWomen 2016. I was a new mother and a young rabbi in the spring of 2004 and the world was...

The politics of division and diversion

On Saturday, millions of people around the world took to the streets in Women’s Marches, proclaiming fidelity to basic fundamental rights for women, people...

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