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Rabbi Joe Blair’s ‘Drash’/Sermon to Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Rabbi Joe Blair’s ‘Drash’/Sermon to Emmanuel Episcopal Church Staunton VA    March 2, 2014/Adar 1 30, 5774 [This drash was delivered to the Congregation by Rabbi Joe as part of a “pulpit exchange” with Rev. Shelby Owen at Emmanuel Episcopal Church … Continue reading

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Sermon: Encounter with the Holy by Rev. Shelby Owen

Sermon: Encounter with the Holy Reverend Shelby Owen Temple House of Israel Exodus 38:21-40:38 February 28, 2014 [Rev. Owen addressed the members of Temple House of Israel as part of a "pulpit exchange" with Rabbi Joe Blair. ] In today’s … Continue reading

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The Challenges and Opportunities of being a Minority Religion in an Increasingly Secular and Pluralistic Society by Rabbi Joe Blair

The Challenges and Opportunities of being a Minority Religion in an Increasingly Secular and Pluralistic Society “Lil’ Ole Us – Being a Minority” Some Thoughts from the Perspective of a Rabbi to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Waynesboro Rabbi Joe … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS IDENTITY AND PLURALISTIC CULTURE by Rev. Dr. Ed Piper

RELIGIOUS IDENTITY AND PLURALISTIC CULTURE Reflections by Rev. Dr. Ed Piper Temple House of Israel (Staunton, VA) May 18, 2013 I am grateful to Rabbi Blair for suggesting this pulpit exchange and to the members of your congregation for your … Continue reading

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