High Holy Day Sermons

Rabbi Joshua Franklin’s Yom Kippur Sermon 2017

Who by Mental Illness?
Rabbi Franklin reflects on the prevalence of mental illness, and offers ways that we can respond as individuals and as a community. Rosh HaShanah 5778

The Dangers of Post-Truth
Rabbi Franklin discusses how the “post-truth” milieu fosters an atmosphere of bigotry, hatred, and antisemitism. Yom Kippur 5778

Forgive God
On Kol Nidre, we are used to finding ways to forgive each other. This Yom Kippur, Rabbi Franklin offers the idea that we also forgive God.