Worship & Lifecycle

High Holy Days Past Sermons

The clergy at Congregation Beth Israel will occasionally print and publish their sermons online. The most recent clergy sermons and articles appear below.


Rabbi David. A Lyon Sermons
“An Inaugural Reflection”

High Holy Day Sermons 2020/5781

Rabbi David Lyon

Kol Nidrei, 5781/2020, “Your Pure Soul”

Yizkor, 5781/2020 “Remembering Rabbi Samuel Karff with Our Own”

Rosh Hashanah (Day), 5781/2020, “Tekia Gedolah: The Future Calls Us”

Rosh Hashanah (Erev), 5781/2020, “Siver Linings in Troubled Times”

High Holy Day Sermons 2019/5780

Rabbi David Lyon

Kol Nidrei, 5780/2019, “Seeking Inner Liberty: Inquire Within”

Rosh Hashanah (Day), 5780/2019, “Israel in Interesting Times”

Rosh Hashanah (Erev), 5780/2019, “Judaism: Our Reliable Faith”

Rabbi Adrienne Scott

Yom Kippur, 5780/2019, “Prayer: Its Power and Possibilities”

Parshat Noah 5780/2019, “Escaping to the Vineyard