Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb Archives


Compassion (Rachamim), Mindfulness, and Extreme Exercise (Erev Rosh Hashanah 5779)
KAVOD: Find Out What It Means, To Us (Rosh Hashanah 1 5779)

Humble Yourself (Yom Kippur Morning 5778)
Taking the Knee (Kol Nidre 5778)
Resist Complacency (Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778)

Hineini: Prayer, Service, and Presence (with reference to Islam, Christianity, and Mountaintop Removal Mining) (Yom Kippur, 5777)
The High Holy Days Are An Emergency! (Rosh Hashanah, 5777)
Kehillah, Community – and Shimon Peres, z”l (Erev Rosh Hashanah, 5777)

White Fragility (Rosh Hashanah, 5776)
Tapuchim u'dvahash:  Apples and Honey, on Rosh Hashanah (Erev Rosh Hashanah, 5776)

Be Prepared: Shmita, Resilience, and Cross-Training (Rosh Hashanah, 5774) 
Food for Thought (Shmitta 5775)
 (Erev Rosh Hashanah, 5775)

"Another’s Heart, And Our Own" (Yom Kippur, 5774)
Shmittah (Rosh Hashanah, 5774)
Don't Block the Box (Erev Rosh Hashanah, 5774)

Home Leave (Yom Kippur, 5773)
Hold Your Position, Humbly (Rosh Hashanah, 5773)
Antietam, and Tshuvah (Erev Rosh Hashahah, 5773)

Yihyeh B’Seder
(Rosh Hashanah, 5772)
Sacred Do-Overs (Erev Rosh Hashanah, 5772)


March 9, 2017: Standing as Stone: Standing with Standing Rock. An Interfaith Service prior to the Native Nations March on Washington.

Scroll Articles

Finding Truth in Turbulent Times (March 2018)

The Web (June 2013)
Lillian Kaplan, z”l (March 2013)

Greetings from the Land of the Maccabees (December 2012)
Connections (September 2012)
Seeing Green: After the Shabbaton (March 2012)

Other Web Resources

"L'Dor Vador: Climate Justice Must Start Now" (American Jewish World Service Blog, June 4, 2018)

"Old-time religion and cutting-edge climate: Jewish and interfaith intersections with ecological science" Presentation to Ecological Society of America (August 2015
Beyond The Pope's Encyclical: An Interfaith Panel on the Environment (Interfaith Voices, June 25, 2015)
Comments on the White House blog following his meeting with President Obama (May 22, 2015)
Ask the Rabbis: Are there times when a rabbi must express his or her political opinion from the pulpit, even if it is likely to spark controversy? (Moment, November-December 2013)

14 By 14: A Biblical Emissions Mandate: 14 (Percent Reduction) By (20)14 (Huffington Post, February 7, 2012)
Hanukah in America: Its Meaning and Customs (Voice of America, December 9, 2011) (also available in audio)