Speakers: Rabbi Werbin

Yizkor 5781

October 1, 2020

Passwords: Rosh Hashanah 5781

September 22, 2020

Find My Phone – Rosh Hashanah 5780

October 10, 2019

A story. A cat and a mouse die in an accident and both arrive in heaven. Two angels receive them. “You have been nice animals down on earth” say the …

Nu, Airbnb – Kol Nidre 5780

October 10, 2019

The moment I learned we were changing locations this year, I started looking for options where to stay with my family for Yom Kippur. As you may imagine my first …

Yizkor 5780

October 10, 2019

I have always been a curious person. I can tell you many stories of my childhood. On many occasions these stories started because of my curiosity. I am always trying …

Rosh Hashanah 5779 – Locked in at Nationals’ Stadium

September 20, 2018

A couple of months ago my family and I became US citizens, Baruch Hashem. It was an incredible experience for us and we are so happy and blessed to be …

High Holidays 5779 – All In

September 20, 2018

Judaism has many rules. This evening I would like to start talking about a rule that is not a Jewish rule, but applies very well to Judaism. It is called …

Kol Nidre 5779 – Those Who Know

September 20, 2018

(With thankfulness to Rabbi Leonel Levy who told me this story 20 years ago.) The synagogue was filled and silent. Children and elders; rich and poor; believers and agnostics; men …

Yizkor 5779 – Yizkor Estate Sale Experience

September 20, 2018

About eight or ten months ago, I had a first time experience with something unknown to me up to that point. The story goes like this. I was in charge …

Jaywalking – Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778

October 2, 2017

I know exactly when this happened. Wednesday, August 30th, in the morning. After coming to minyan and meeting with the preschool teachers, I sensed I needed to go out and …