Clergy Sermons

At Central Synagogue

Sermons from March 2016

Ari S. Lorge
Parashat Tzav

Ari S. Lorge  |  March 25, 2016

Maurice A. Salth
Parashat Vayikra

Maurice A. Salth  |  March 18, 2016

Stephanie D. Kolin
IKEA and the Mishkan (Parashat P’kudei)

Stephanie D. Kolin  |  March 11, 2016

When I moved to Los Angeles about six years ago, I found I needed some new furniture, including a set of leaning bookshelves from IKEA. I laid out all the necessary tools as I was instructed—as my father taught me. I laid out the directions and the picture of the finished product. And I began to build.

Angela W. Buchdahl
Finding God in the Shadows (Parashat Vayak’heil)

Angela W. Buchdahl  |  March 4, 2016

Sometimes we need the clouds and even storms to fuel creativity. But often we only want to seek out sunlight because it can lift our burdens or brighten our mood. That is not just an approach to the weather: for some, it’s also an approach to faith.