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Rabbi Voss-Altman Sermons


Rosh Hashanah (2019)

Yom Kippur (2019)


Rosh Hashanah (2018) – This past July, I spent most of my free time removing an absolutely enormous hedge from our yard.

Kol Nidre (2018)-Fred Rogers -Kindness in America, in the spring of 1968, when a children’s program, “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” debuted on public television, I was seven years old, and much too cool and sophisticated to be caught watching a show whose target audience was small children.


Rosh Hashanah Sermon-Rabbi Howard-Voss Altman (2017)

Rosh Hashanah 5778 Unity and Division in our Nation. In the Fall of 1998, I wrote my rabbinic thesis on Sheol, also known, more famously, as “hell.” …Read more

Kol Nidre Rabbi Sermon-Rabbi Howard-Voss Altman (2017)

Kol Nidre 5778 The Wandering Jew In September 1963, just prior to my third birthday, our family – my parents, my older sister and me – moved from our apartment in Fort Lee, NJ to a house – a split-level with a two-car garage – in Englewood Cliffs, the next town over…Read more


Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon-Rabbi Howard Voss Altman (2015)

High Holiday Sermon 1 5776 My first apartment in New York City was on the Upper West Side, West 86th Street, just off Central Park West, to be precise. It was a fairly big building, probably 16 stories, and had a rooftop where people could go to sunbathe in the summer heat…Read more

Rosh Hashanah Sermon-Rabbi Howard-Voss Altman (2015)

HHD Sermon Two The Evolution of Temple Beth-El My parents, Allan Altman and Pam Steinhardt, were married in 1953…Read more

Sat, September 26 2020 8 Tishrei 5781