Wrestling with the Amalek

 Direct Link to Youtube video of message. On the Shabbat before Purim (Shabbat Zachor) the parsha reads several disturbing passages in the Bible that command us to “blot out the Amalekites,” the descendants of Hamon who tried to instigate genocide in the story of...
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Rabbi Nathan – The Nearness of HaShem: The Incarnation

 Direct Link to Youtube video of message. The Nearness of HaShem: The Incarnation Parashat Yitro describes the great theophany at Mt Sinai where we received the Torah from G-d. Using our Torah, Haftara and Besora readings Rabbi Nathan unpacks the incarnation in Jewish terms...
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Rabbi Nathan – The Great Jewish Hope!

 Direct Link to Youtube video of message. The Great Jewish Hope! Rabbi Nathan takes us through the seven verses and psalms used in Hebrews 1:4-2:4 to proclaim proclaim the hope we have in Yeshua — the Messiah who is greater than the Angles. During these days, let us walk...
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Rabbi Nathan – Parashat Shemot

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. Drash Identity, calling and purpose – lessons from Parashat Shemot:        
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Rabbi Nathan – “Your New Senior Rabbi”

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. A Journey into the Wilderness As of January 1 2021, Rabbi Nathan has is the new Senior Rabbi at Ruach Israel allowing Rabbi Rich to transition to Rabbi Emeritus after his 40 year tenure. After discussing Parshat Vayechi, Rabbi Nathan picks...
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Rabbi Nathan – “A Journey into the Wilderness”

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. A Journey into the Wilderness Have you been through a wilderness experience? Drawing insights from Jacob’s time in the wilderness in Parshat Vayetze and Yeshua’s time in the wilderness in Luke 4. Rabbi Nathan shares some important insights...
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Rabbi Nathan – “To Have a Why” Living a full life from Chayei Sarah.

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. “To Have a Why” Living a full life from Chayei Sarah Rabbi Nathan features the late Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’s commentary on Parsha Chayei Sarah draw important spiritual lessons for living a life true meaning and purpose.      
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Rabbi Nathan – The Biblical Plan for Anxiety

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. The Biblical Plan for Anxiety It is easy to say, “Don’t be anxious. Trust in God.” But in these challenging days anxiety seems to be the new normal for many people. Using lessons on trust from the life of Abraham in our weekly Parsha...
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Rabbi Nathan – The Healing Power of Repentance – a Yom Kippur Message

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. The Healing Power of Repentance – a Yom Kippur Message  During our Kol Nidre service over Yom Kippur, Rabbi Nathan helps to brings Repentance to life. T’shuvah is not harsh and condemning. Instead, it is about drawing near to...
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Rabbi Nathan – The Healing Power of Forgiveness – Shabbat Shuvah

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. The Healing Power of Forgiveness – Shabbat Shuvah On Shabbat Shuvah, the Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Rabbi Nathan shares a moving message on forgiveness. Our time ends with a prayer, walking through eight steps to...
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Rabbi Nathan – The Drama of the High Holy Days

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. The Drama of the High Holy Days Before Rosh Hashanah 2020, Rabbi Nathan helps us enter into the High Holy Day drama — the real spiritual realities that are happening behind the scene of our lives.      
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Rabbi Nathan – A Prophecy of Micah

Direct Link to Youtube video of message. A Prophecy of Micah Micah gives us an important message of hope in the deepest sense. In this message Rabbi Nathan unpacks how Micah points us toward the eternal Messiah who would be born in the small town of Betlechem, embody justice,...
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