Rosh Hashanah commemorates the creation of Adam and Eve, the ancestors of all of humanity. Astonishingly, scanning the entire prayer service on this anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, we fail to find a single mention of them! This is bizarre.
Instead, we read about Abraham and Sarah, but what’s their connection to this holiday?
This sermon will take your congregants on an uplifting and thrilling journey as we search for answers to this question.
A startling Midrash on a well-known biblical tale, the witty response of a famous TV producer, and a moving story about a young orphan from Boston — with these and other vignettes and teachings, we highlight how Rosh Hashanah is an opportunity to reflect on our natures, and to choose how we shape them.
That is the magic of this day. It introduces us to our better selves, and leaves us to become better acquainted throughout the year ahead.
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