Sermons: Rabbi Schulweis

Disclaimer: These pages contain only a sampling of the articles, poems and sermons by Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis (z”L), who came to Valley Beth Shalom in 1970. Some of the material in these pages is listed with the date at which the material was posted on a Valley Beth Shalom website, not the date the material originated. The Harold M. Schulweis Institute contains the world’s largest collection of Rabbi Schulweis’ material legacy and provides capability for an accurate search of the full archive by date.

HaShem and Mensch: Yom Kippur 2013/5774

Published on Friday, October 25, 2013 - 6:30am

Yom Kippur 2013 sermon from VBS Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis

All in the Family: Bridging the Secular and Religious in Judiasm

Published on Monday, September 30, 2013 - 5:30pm

VIDEO: Rosh Hashanah 2013/5774 sermon from Rabbi Schulweis


All In My Family: Rosh Hashanah 2013/5774

Published on Monday, September 16, 2013 - 9:00am

Rosh Hashanah 2013 sermon from VBS Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis

The Jewish Sacred and The Jewish Secular: To Love the World-Yom Kippur 5773

Published on Friday, October 5, 2012 - 6:45am

Yom Kippur sermon from Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis given September, 2012.

Morale, Morals and Meaning- Rosh Hashanah 2012

Published on Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 8:15am
Rosh Hashanah Sermon from Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis given at Valley Beth Shalom, September 24, 2012

Zionism and the Double Standard

Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 9:45am

Summer 2008 

Compassion: Yom Kippur 2011/5772

Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 8:15am
Yom Kippur Sermon 2011/5772

Emotional Intelligence: Rosh Hashanah 2011 / 5772

Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 7:15am
Rosh Hashanah 2011 / 5772

A Prayer Before I Pray

Published on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 6:45am

Before I open the prayer book, or embrace myself in a tallit prayer shawl, and give praise or thanksgiving or petition, it all begins with me. 

Addictive Culture

Published on Monday, June 13, 2011 - 8:30pm

Life inherently confronts each of us with the pains of conflict. We must learn from these experiences to better prepare ourselves to live and not to escape from life by choosing the path of hedonism.