Rabbi Fabián Werbin

A huge lion

January 22, 2021

It happens very frequently that when I study Talmud I discover legends, stories, tales and fables that leave me with my jaw dropped. Some weeks ago, I found this incredible …

The Eighth Day of Hanukkah

December 17, 2020

The eighth day of Hanukkah is always special. The whole hanukiah is lit: we bring more light to the world than in any previous night of Hanukkah. The last latkes …

Jeopardy! Who wants to be a Maccabee?

November 18, 2020

Jeopardy is part of the American culture. I am sure many of you have heard about the passing of Alex Trebek, the amazing host of “Jeopardy.” For over three decades, …

Changing a name

October 21, 2020

Filling out forms is probably one of the most tedious tasks adults have to do in their daily lives. Both for themselves and sometimes for their children, we complete forms …

Impatience- The oyster

June 17, 2020

As our country and the world are moving toward “reopening” I wanted to share the following reflection. According to the Chassidic interpretation, the three greatest sins of humanity involved impatience. …

Who screamed BINGO?

May 19, 2020

American author Louise L. Hay (1926-2017) wrote “Life is a lottery that we’ve already won. But most people have not cashed in their tickets.” It is powerful to notice that …

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 1, 2020

This is the fifth week of the month and allows for another outside blog. This week the blog is written by Tal Greenberg. Tal Greenberg has been Beth El’s shlicha …

Sharing

April 14, 2020

For some mysterious reason, this year, the Yachatz, the fourth step of the Seder, has caught my attention more than in previous years. My sermon, tomorrow morning, will be focused …

Your last name

March 17, 2020

Turn on the television, read the newspaper or go to just about any web site. You can’t escape Cononavirus coverage even if you want to. I’m well aware of the …

Coronavirus

February 20, 2020

The flu season this year has been a tough one. In addition to that, the coronavirus is making headlines and worrying all of us. I decided this week to share …