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Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander

News and updates about Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander

The opportunity and challenge of Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem Liberation Day is a time to rememberr miracles, like the story of the battle for San Simon, but it is alo a time to take stock.

The opportunity and challenge of Jerusalem Day

How will the world remember COVID?”

How many lines will COVID-19 take up in human history?

How will the world remember COVID?”player

Shining a light on anonymity

Recognizing the righteous and stopping the bullies.

Shining a light on anonymity

Transforming adversity into opportunity - The Lubavitcher Rebbe and Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm was the first black woman elected to Congress. How the Lubavitcher Rebbe set her on her way.

Transforming adversity into opportunity-The Rebbe and Chisholm

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.

Becoming the people we want to be

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.

What does the Torah say about #JewishPrivilege?

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?

When the Tents of Jacob aren’t beautiful: Domestic abuse

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.

Lifting every voice: Leadership in a time of unrest