Rabbi Mark Goldsmith

Date Title
6 November 2018 Sermon: Chaye Sarah – A long life, wishes and reality
1 November 2018 One and One equals One
25 October 2018 Wandering and Staying Put
15 October 2018 Sermon: Shabbat Noach – Don’t be Scared of the Nephilim
12 September 2018 Sermon: Rosh Hashanah 5779 – Today we stand together
6 September 2018 19:53 The final minute of the closing hour of Yom Kippur
22 August 2018 A Shocker of a Portion
16 August 2018 D’var Torah – Times I am proud of Israel
8 August 2018 Sermon: Shabbat Ekev – Rain and Pain
19 July 2018 Sermon: Mattot Masei – Remembering Srebrenica and Remembering Ourselves
11 July 2018 Sermon – Pinchas: From zealotry to peace
4 July 2018 Sermon: Balak – What you see is what you get
19 June 2018 Sermon: Partnership in Israel, never the Korach way
23 May 2018 Sermon: Shavuot – Your People shall be My People
23 May 2018 Sermon: Bemidbar – Defining Anti Semitism
16 April 2018 Sermon: Shabbat Atzma’ut – Israel Needs Reform Zionism. We need Reform Zionism
28 March 2018 D’var Torah: Tzav – The One Book of No Moses
8 March 2018 Snowflakes Sticking Together
1 March 2018 Sermon: Time’s Up for Amalek
22 February 2018 Sermon: Among us or Above us
27 December 2017 Sermon: Vayiggash – The Force does not have Charitable Status
12 December 2017 Sermon Vayishlach – Becoming Israel
22 November 2017 Sermon – Toldot : the power of small changes magnified
1 November 2017 Article – The Jewish Perspective on the Environment and Sustainable Development
16 October 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Bereshit – My Brother’s Keeper
4 October 2017 Sermon: Yom Kippur 5778 – “Let’s all dip those headlights”
20 September 2017 Sermon: Nitzavim Vayelech – Can a Labrador be Anti-Semitic?
4 September 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Ci Tetzei – Were you a decent person in business?
25 August 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Shofetim – the Bottom Billion
31 July 2017 Sermon: Devarim – A Genizah from the past reveals plenty about the present
22 July 2017 Sermon: Mattot Masei – “Building an Ever Living People”
1 July 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Chukkat – One People, One Kotel
24 June 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Korach – ‘So much potential for life’
17 June 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Shelach Lecha – The Meaning of Love for Israel
13 May 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Emor – ‘Lag B’Omer Memory’
8 April 2017 Sermon: Tsav & Shabbat HaGadol – “Power and Self Control and Chicken Farming”
18 March 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Ki Tissa: The Tyranny of Perfection
4 March 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Terumah – Eco Synagogues
18 February 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Yitro – “Support small J-Socs at Britain’s Universities”
4 February 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Bo
25 January 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Sh’mot – ‘Driving East from Jerusalem’
14 January 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Va-y-chi- Adding Life to Years
7 January 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Va-yiggash – “Social Media: #BlessingsAndCurses”
3 January 2017 Sermon: Shabbat Chanukah and Mikketz – ‘Is Greed Good?’
29 December 2016 Thought of the Week: 29 December 2016
24 November 2016 Thought of the Week: 24 November 2016
19 November 2016 Sermon: A Refugee’s Lot
12 November 2016 Sermon: Lech L’cha – ‘Hearts No Trumps?’
5 November 2016 Sermon: Noach – The Whole World in Your Hands
19 October 2016 Sukkot Sermon 2016 – Space and Time, North Western Reform Synagogue
5 October 2016 Sermon: Rosh Hashanah Morning 5777
17 September 2016 Sermon: Ki Tetze – A great day to start school
14 September 2016 Sermon: Shabbat Shofetim
8 September 2016 Sermon: Re’eh – Climbing the Right Mountains
11 August 2016 Thought of the Week: 11 August 2016
9 August 2016 Sermon: Masei – The Dangers of a Risk Averse Culture
14 July 2016 Thought of the Week: 14 July 2016
27 June 2016 Were We Taking Leave of our Senses?
16 June 2016 Thought Of The Week: 16 June 2016
31 May 2016 Sermon: Bechukkotai – A Covenantal Solution for Israel
25 May 2016 Sermon: BeHar – Famous Last Words
18 May 2016 Sermon: Emor – Keeping the Tree of Life Alive
11 May 2016 Thought of the Week: What does the election of Sadiq Khan as mayor mean for the Jewish community?
5 May 2016 Thought of the Week: 5 May 2016
7 April 2016 Thought Of The Week: 7 April 2016
2 April 2016 Sermon: Shemini – What is Kashrut?
26 March 2016 Sermon: Terrorism in Belgium, Haman Walks Again
23 March 2016 Sermon: Vayikra / Shabbat Zachor
15 March 2016 Sermon: Pekudei – Never Really Finished
10 March 2016 Thought of the Week: Pekudei
3 December 2015 Thought Of The Week: 3 December 2015
21 November 2015 Sermon: Vayetze – I and You
7 November 2015 Sermon: Chayei Sarah
5 November 2015 Thought of the Week: Listening to our Mental Well Being
19 October 2015 Sermon: From Diesel Cars to Bloated Calves – the Means to Cheat
6 October 2015 Sermon: Chol Ha Moed Sukkot Sermon
26 September 2015 Sermon: Shabbat Haazinu – Shabbat Technology?
25 September 2015 Thought of the Week: 25 September 2015
19 September 2015 Sermon: Shabbat Shuvah – Va Yelech 2015
17 September 2015 Sermon: 14 September 2015 Rosh Hashanah Morning
27 August 2015 Sermon: Shofetim – ‘Just Another Murder’
20 August 2015 Thought of the Week: 20 August 2015
18 August 2015 Sermon: Shabbat Re-eh – 15 August 2015
16 July 2015 Thought of The Week: 16 July 2015
16 July 2015 Sermon: Pinchas – Forty Years of Women Rabbis in the UK
8 July 2015 Article: The Syrian Refugees (The Guardian)
22 June 2015 Sermon: Korach – The Big Iftar at Alyth
18 June 2015 Thought of the Week: Ignoring Laughable Fascists since 1933
4 June 2015 Thought of the Week: 4 June 2015
26 May 2015 Sermon: Bemidbar 2015 – The Ocean is a Wilderness
20 May 2015 Radio: Faith and Finance
19 May 2015 Sermon: Success and Failure (Bechukkotai)
28 March 2015 Sermon: The Empty Chair – Shabbat HaGadol 2015
12 February 2015 Let Humanity Go – Va’era 2015
18 January 2015 Sermon: Va’era: Let Humaity Go
11 January 2015 Sermon: Shemot: The Murders in Paris
30 November 2014 Sermon: Vayetze: The Jewish State Bill & Equality in Israel
30 November 2014 Sermon: Toldot: Safety and Care for Young People
22 November 2014 Sermon: Vayeira: Service and Citizenship
21 November 2014 Sermon: Noach: We are not One, Let’s Celebrate!
18 October 2014 Sermon: Bereshit – Very Good is not Good Enough
7 October 2014 Sermon: Yom Kippur Neilah: Again and Again and Again
30 September 2014 Sermon: Erev Rosh Hashanah: I feel Sick Already
22 September 2014 Sermon: Nitzavim-Vayelech: Five Weddings and a Covenant
15 September 2014 Sermon: Ki Tavo: Becoming John Rayner
18 August 2014 Sermon: Ekev: Jewish Values in a Crisis
20 July 2014 Sermon: Mattot: Jasmine, Israel and Gaza
18 May 2014 Sermon: Bechukottai: Reform Jewish Marriage, the Ketubah and Voting
13 April 2014 Sermon: Shabbat Ha Gadol: Let Elijah In
6 April 2014 Sermon: Metzora: Real Judaism Includes
9 March 2014 Sermon: Vayikra: Jews in the United Kingdom Today
8 March 2014 Sermon: Vayachel: No Big Deal and the Brickner Fellowship
27 February 2014 Sermon: Terumah: From Garage to Googleplex
31 January 2014 Sermon: Yitro: A Truly Involving Kind of Leadership
31 January 2014 Sermon: Tu B’Shvat: Judaism is Protest
23 December 2013 Sermon: Shemot: Moses, the Recruitment Challenge
23 December 2013 Sermon: Kol Ha Moed Sukkot: Bad things happen to good people
12 September 2013 Sermon: Rosh Hashanah: Inspired by Each Other
18 August 2013 Sermon: Ki Tetze: Sharing Our Country
18 August 2013 Sermon: Ekev: The Not Mitzvah
15 June 2013 Sermon: Chukkat: Alyth at 80, why this is North Western Reform Synagogue
2 June 2013 Sermon: Shelach: Israeli Arabs – Citizens to be Engaged
2 June 2013 Sermon: Naso: The meaning of Jewish faith
2 June 2013 Sermon: Tazria: Prayers for the Sick – Why?
7 April 2013 Sermon: Vayikra: Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism
4 March 2013 Sermon: Tetzaveh – Zachor: Blot out the memory but do not forget
2 October 2012 Sermon: Sukkot: Let God do the DIY
18 September 2012 Sermon: Rosh Hashanah: The Danger of Pressing del*.*
18 September 2012 Sermon: Ekev: Quoting God Back to God Avot and Gevurot in the Amidah
18 September 2012 Sermon: Devarim: Being Human means Telling Stories
18 September 2012 Sermon: Chukkat: Rabbi Miri Gold and the Rabbi Relay Ride
18 September 2012 Sermon: Shelach L’Cha: Don’t be a Grasshopper
10 June 2012 Sermon: Bemidbar: Each of Us Counts – A Royal Garden Party vs. Lurianic Kabbalah
10 June 2012 Sermon: Behar: Can Intolerance be Tolerated
10 June 2012 Sermon: Tazria – Metzora: A Tale of Two Chazans
2 April 2012 Sermon: Shabbat HaGadol: Today’s Four Children
2 April 2012 Sermon: VaYikra: European Judaism is not a Heroic Failure
2 April 2012 Sermon: Yitro: Real Leadership
2 April 2012 Sermon: Shemot: Not Yet Disabled
12 January 2012 Sermon: Vayechi: Be Like Ephraim and Manasseh
16 December 2011 Sermon: An Angel at My Table – Vayera 2011
16 December 2011 Sermon: Building with our children – Va Yishlach 2011
11 August 2011 Sermon: Anthropocene – The Dawn of a New Era – Devarim 2011
26 May 2011 Sermon: Hairy business at the Royal Wedding – Kedoshim 2011
26 May 2011 Sermon: Famous Last Words – BeChukkotai 2011
20 April 2011 Sermon: An Even Briefer History of Time – Shemot 2010
20 April 2011 Sermon: Including every Generation – Vayakhel 2011
20 April 2011 Torah From Around the World; The World’s most Lucrative Investment – Tazria 2011
20 April 2011 Sermon: Have a Reform Kosher Pesach – Acharei Mot 2011
20 April 2011 Sermon: Keep on Walking – First Day of Pesach 2011
21 December 2010 Sermon: The Limits of Multiculturalism – Vayechi 2010
11 November 2010 Sermon: Poachers Turned Gamekeepers – Toldot 2010
19 October 2010 Sermon: Oh Flip! – Bereshit 2010
19 October 2010 Sermon: The Chilean Miners, A Jewish Story – Lech L’cha 2010
28 September 2010 Sermon: Renewed by our Ancestors – Yom Kippur Yizkor – Neilah 2010
28 September 2010 Sermon: Let’s Get Physical – Chol HaMoed Sukkot 2010
16 September 2010 Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon 2010 – The Marshmallow and the Shofar
11 August 2010 Sermon: The Chimpanzee Warrior- Ekev 2010
11 August 2010 Re’eh Sermon 2010 – Well Done Prime Minister Netanyahu
26 July 2010 Sermon: From Berlin to the Congo- VaEtchanan 2010
27 June 2010 Sermon: On Being an Un-Ethical Monotheist- Balak 2010
6 May 2010 Sermon: Is voting Kiddush ha Shem?- Emor 2010
1 April 2010 Sermon: The not-Messiah of Golders Green and Radical Jewish Impatience- First Day of Pesach 2010
23 February 2010 Sermon: Why Environmentalists should be proud of God- Terumah 2010
14 January 2010 Sermon: Two Brave Women- Shemot 2010
2 January 2010 Sermon: The Millenium Dome 10 year after- Vayiggash 2009
16 November 2009 Sermon: The (Squabbling) Children of Abraham- Vayera 2009
1 October 2009 Sermon: Truth Enables Reconciliation- Kol Nidre 2009
17 July 2009 Sermon: Truth in Investment
25 February 2009 Sermon: Masters of the Universe or just Loadsamoney?
25 February 2008 Sermon: Building Together- Ci Tisa 2008
6 January 2008 Sermon: Aish Ha Torah and Mayyim Chayim – Or is Aish truly Jewish Motherhood and Apple Kugel
7 December 2000 Sermon: Kissing and Biting- VaYishlach 2009