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Messages from the Pulpit

THE SILVER LINING

 

Enjoy some articles written by Rabbi Barry Silver from here:  This page is named “The Silver Lining”, in honor of a column written many years ago by Rabbi Sam Silver (may he rest in peace), our founding rabbi, Rabbi Barry’s father.  It also includes some writings of Cantor Carol Garrett.

 

February 2022 – Please click here to read Rabbi Barry’s article: Celebrating a modern day prophet, Charles Darwin

February 2022 – Please click here to read the CBS News 12 article and view the news video: Pray for Ukraine and Rally against Russian Invasion (Rabbi Barry & L’Dor Va-Dor Shabbat in the news)

April 2022 – Please click here to read Rabbi Barry’s message for Passover.

July 4, 2022 – Please click here to read Rabbi Barry’s Declaration of Fossil Fuel Independence in 2022.

July 28, 2022 – A Interfaith Rally was presented this evening and recorded; please click here to view this rally.

November 9, 2022 – Rabbi Barry Silver comments on the results of the mid-term election; please click here to view.

November 11, 2022 – A Lutheran Pastor explains the source of anti-Semitism on Kristallnacht; please click here to view.

December 3, 2022 – Rabbi Barry Silver is interviewed by Katie Phang about anti-Semitism on MSNBC; please click here or click here for two portions of the interview.

December, 2022 – Rabbi Barry Silver will be honored as the Outstanding Feminist of the year by the Palm Beach County chapter of the NOW organization, the National Organization for Women, for their 50th anniversary year.  The awards presentation and luncheon will be held on February 12, 2023 in Boynton Beach, FL.  Please click here for more information about this event.

December, 2022 – Cantor Carol Garrett shares about the Torah parasha of Genesis Miketz and her interpretation in today’s world:  please click here to view.

January 15, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver offers a message about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and a ray of hope for America:  please click here to view.

February 20, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver shares an early message about PURIM:  please click here to view.

March 24, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver sends a letter to Governor DeSantis and the Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran , requesting the removal of the Bible from Florida classrooms; please click here to view.

April 3, 2023 – Cantor Carol Garrett shares a very timely REVERSE DAYEINU for now and Passover: please click here to view.

April 21, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver shares a message for EARTH DAY:  please click here to view.

June 18, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver speaks out against development in the AG Reserve to the Palm Beach County Commissioners:  please click here to view.

July 4, 2023 – Repro Rights NOW features article about Rabbi Barry Silver: please click here to view.

July 14, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver debates a Messianic Jewish Leader on the topic of “Who was Jesus?”: please click here to view.

July 26, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver shares a message for Tisha B’Av:  please click here to view.

October 3, 2023 – Rabbi Barry shares a message for the holiday of Sukkot:  please click here to view.

October 6, 2023 – Rabbi Barry shares a flyer for the upcoming concert and rally on Monday, October 16th to save the Ag Reserve of Palm Beach County and more social action items:  please click here to view the flyer.

October 7, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver speaks out against Hamas for the attack on Israel:  please click here to view.

October 11, 2023 – Rabbi Barry speaks out to save our local environment, protecting the Agricultural Reserve of Palm Beach County:  please click here to view the video created to explain.  FYI, on October 24, 2023, the Palm Beach County Commissioners voted and the Ag Reserve is now protected against further development!

October 30, 2023 – Rabbi Barry stands up for Israel and against anti-Semitism on U.S. college campuses:  please click here to view.

November 7, 2023 – Rabbi Barry presents “The Threat of Fascism in Florida, America, and Beyond” to the Martin County Democratic Club:  please click here to view the recording of this presentation.

November 28, 2023 – Rabbi Barry has created a proposal for peace between Israel and Palestine.  We would like to share this with one and all: please click here to read and help us by sharing with those you know.

December 6, 2023 – The Peace Plan proposal created by Rabbi Barry Silver (see Nov. 28, 2023 post) has been endorsed by Jewish, Muslim and Christian Religious Leaders: please click here to read the details of this endorsement.

December 24, 2023 – Lilith magazine speaks about the film “Under G-d” and Rabbi Barry Silver’s role in the film, as well as his participation in fighting the fight for Women’s Rights and against the Abortion Ban: please click here to read the online article.

February 9, 2024 – Rabbi Barry shares views on Jewish Law and Abortion, a theme of this Shabbat when we read the Torah parsha of Exodus Mishpatim:  please click here to read.

February 16, 2024 – Cantor Carol Garrett shares a bit about the week’s Torah passage, Terumah:  please click here to read.

April 26, 2024 – Cantor Carol Garrett shares about the counting of the Omer (from the second day of Passover to Shavuot):  please click here to read.

May 5, 2024 – Cantor Carol Garrett shares about the song Ei-li Ei-li in honor of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance:  please click here to read.

June 26, 2024 – Sharing Rabbi Barry Silver’s adaptation of Psalm 23: please click here.

 

THE LAWSUIT FILED

by Rabbi Barry Silver and L’Dor Va-Dor on behalf of Women’s Rights

June 10, 2022 – Rabbi Barry Silver has filed suit on behalf of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor for women’s rights and against the new anti-abortion law scheduled to go into effect on July 1, 2022.

June 16, 2022 – Please click here to read Rabbi Barry’s message regarding the lawsuit filed against the state of Florida for the new anti-abortion law.

June 16, 2022 – To read the actual complaint / lawsuit submitted to the state of Florida by Rabbi Barry Silver and L’Dor Va-Dor (in pdf format), please click here.

June 20, 2022 – To read the Verdict Legal Analysis and Commentary article, please click here.

June 24, 2022 – Roe v. Wade is overturned by the US Supreme Court.  Please click here to read Rabbi Barry’s response to this action.

June 26, 2022 – Katie Phang interviews Rabbi Barry Silver on MSNBC; please click here to view.  For another MSNBC article online, please click here.

July 1, 2022 – NBC news discusses the Abortion case against Governor DeSantis; please click here to view.

July 7, 2022 – Rabbi Barry and L’Dor Va-Dor are in Time Magazine regarding the fight for religious freedom against the anti-abortion law; please click here to view.

July 13, 2022 – Rabbi Barry Silver is interviewed for PBS Tampa and Central Florida about the abortion lawsuit; please click here to watch.

July 13, 2022 – NBC news report about the abortion lawsuit and the joining of forces of Unitarian and Buddhist clergy in the fight for religious freedom; please click here to read.

July 14, 2022 – Message from Rabbi Barry Silver announcing the joining of Rabbi Arthur Waskow of the Shalom Center, in the fight for religious freedom and abortion rights; please click here to read.

July 14, 2022 – Enjoy a wonderful interview with NPR “Here and Now” and Rabbi Barry about the abortion lawsuit and religious freedom; please click here to view.

July 18, 2022 – Article about the Supreme Court and the abortion lawsuit filed by our congregation; please click here to read.

August 2, 2022 – Watch the Susan Brender Show, interviewing Rabbi Barry Silver and Pastor Fritz Aufdencamp on the subject of Abortion Rights; please click here to view.

August 5, 2022 – Article about the Abortion lawsuits with comments by Rabbi Barry Silver; please click here to view.

August 9, 2022 – To read the second amended complaint / lawsuit submitted to the state of Florida by Rabbi Barry Silver and L’Dor Va-Dor (in pdf format), please click here.

August 9, 2022 – To read the Affidavit submitted of Rabbi Barry Silver in regard to the lawsuit, please click here.

August 9, 2022 – To read an NBC article about the newest August 9th filing of the lawsuit, please click here. To read a Pulse article, please click here.

August 11, 2022 – NBC news with Daniel Arkin, a syndicated broadcast, speaks about Rabbi Barry Silver and the lawsuits; please click here to view.

August 18, 2022 – The Jewish Museum of Florida, FIU, interviews Rabbi Barry Silver, exploring his background and the abortion rights lawsuit; please click here to view.

January 20, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver provides the latest update to the abortion lawsuit:  a pleading filed today on behalf of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision (which occurs on Jan.22, 2023); please click here to view.

May 10, 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver writes to the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court about Roe v Wade and anti-Semitism; please click here to view.

November 2023 – Rabbi Barry Silver is featured in the award-winning documentary film “UNDER G-D”; please click here to view.

 

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