Rabbi Moshe Hauer 27 articles

Is It Too Late Now to Cry Out?
The announcement of two documentaries in production about Hamas’s sexual violence against women in its October 7 attack is an important grassroots effort to raise awareness. Within days of each other, former
Feb 15, 2024
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Message from EVP Rabbi Moshe Hauer for Yom Kippur...
Today, Thursday, February 8, is Erev Rosh Chodesh Adar I, Yom Kippur Kattan, a day traditionally dedicated to an extra measure of prayer. As the conflict continues, we may draw
Feb 8, 2024
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Mishpatim – Celebrating Truth in a World of Falsehood
Four months after Simchat Torah became a day of profound tragedy, we need to reaffirm the premise to which that day is dedicated. As a people of memory, that day
Feb 8, 2024
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Who Needs Holocaust Remembrance Day in 2024?
Who Needs Holocaust Remembrance Day in 2024?
Recently, my mother, who escaped Hungary as a young teen in 1943 as the Nazis were closing in, called me from her home in Jerusalem. She was quite agitated, asking
Jan 27, 2024
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Getting Tired, Giving Strength
What could anyone like me possibly say to this group?  Dear Rabbi Hauer, Hope BZ”H all is well.  Long story made short…. We have a son on the front lines
Jan 25, 2024
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Incalculable Losses
We are devastated by the loss of so many of Israel’s soldiers, our best and brightest, idealistic young people who have chosen to give their lives to defend their people.
Jan 23, 2024
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Justice?
Justice?
“Justice belongs to God” (Devarim 1:17), and He has entrusted us as human beings to apply it. While we may turn to God with questions about the pervasive injustice in the
Jan 11, 2024
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Asara b’Teves, Us and Them
Fast days such as Asara b’Teves are opportunities to remember the past so that we will not be condemned to repeat it, moving us to recognize that our current challenges come
Dec 21, 2023
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Chanukah Lights and Campus Darkness
On August 31, 1837, Ralph Waldo Emerson gave an epic address at Harvard University in which he said “character is higher than intellect.” Those five words should guide the presidents
Dec 7, 2023
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
The UN and the Failure of Mankind
Yesterday, I joined hundreds of American Jews – mostly women – in witnessing the failure of mankind. The gathering took place at the United Nations New York headquarters and was
Dec 5, 2023
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer

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