Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander

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Becoming the people we want to be

Becoming the people we want to be

Finding holiness in the ethereal on God’s mountain is easy. Finding it in daily life takes conscious effort.Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, 31/07/2020 07:42
What does the Torah say about #JewishPrivilege?

What does the Torah say about #JewishPrivilege?

'Jewish privilege' can be used sarcastically by Jews to highlight Jewish persecution, but it also poses a very different challenge.Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, 25/07/2020 22:21
When the Tents of Jacob aren’t beautiful: Fighting domestic abuse

When the Tents of Jacob aren’t beautiful: Fighting domestic abuse

In our Torah portion, Balak, is the famous blessing from the prophet Bil’am on the Jewish people's homes. But what if it is not the reality?Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, 02/07/2020 22:56
Lifting every voice: Leadership in a time of unrest

Lifting every voice: Leadership in a time of unrest

Korach and Chukat are about the leadership G-d wants. It’s not about striking the rock. It’s about speaking truth to power.Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, 25/06/2020 17:38