SERMONS AND TEACHINGS 

Below are copies of my 5th year sermon and a short lecture-teaching

PUBLISHED WORKS

 

I have published 60+ op-eds, articles, and theological reflections. Below are some of the published material that I have worked on, completed, and been a part of.

The Times of Israel

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Attached is a link to some of my work that has appeared with the Times of Israel.  It includes op-eds, diary material, opinion peices. All work is welcome to be shared on Social Media.  You are also welcome to comment on posts.

 

Link to Shmuel Polin @ Times of Israel

"The Amazing Story behind the Aron HaKodesh in the Scheuer Chapel of the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion" / "Zadziwiająca historia aron ha-kodesz z Kaplicy Scheuerów w Hebrew Union College –Jewish Institute of Religion." Published by Muzeum Ziemi Nadnoteckiej im. W. Stachowiaka w Trzciance. ISSN 1425-1841. Copies may be purchased here. Available and translated into both Polish and English.

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THE JERUSALEM POST
GLORIA   Center

Again, all work is welcome to be shared on Social Media.  You are also welcome to comment on posts.

 

Link to Shmuel Polin @ Jerusalem Post or Jpost.com

Wrote and contributed a 20-page article that circulated in the Israeli national security establishment, entitled "Iran and Perpetual Regional Radicalization: The Troubling Effects of Sanctions against Iran and a new partner in trade." Also completed "Project Blueprint Israel". Project Blueprint Israel is a graduate-level curriculum on the subject of Israel.

 



 

SELECTION OF PUBLICATIONS

  • “The Amazing Story behind the Aron HaKodesh in the Scheuer Chapel of the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion” / “Zadziwiająca historia aron ha-kodesz z Kaplicy Scheuerów w Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.” Muzeum Ziemi Nadnoteckiej, Trzcianka, Poland. December 2021.

  • "Aron HaKodesh (Holy Ark), Scheuer Chapel." The Object of the Month, the Skirball Museum. July 2020.

  • “Rebuilding an Ark destroyed in the Shoah in Cincinnati.” Times of Israel. May 2020.

  • “Parshat Shemini: Kashrut and Animal Welfare.” Times of Israel. April 2020.

  • “Vayikra. Do Not Lose Faith in Our Future!” Times of Israel. March 2020.

  • “Parashat Yitro, Jimmy Hoffa, and Natural Law.” Times of Israel. February 2020.

  • “Parshat Beshalach & Haftorah: The Prophetess.” Times of Israel. February 2020.

  • “Parshat Shemot. Never Again in Now!” Times of Israel. January 2020.

  • “Parshat Vayishlach: Jacob, the Angel, and Art.” Times of Israel. December 2019.

  • “Parshat Toldot, Twin-twin Transfusion Syndrome and Chayei Sarah.” Times of Israel. December 2019.

  • “Failing the Kurds Is a Failure of Justice.” Times of Israel. October 2019.

  • “Rosh HaShana Sermon: Marvel’s Venom and Akedat Yitzhak.” Times of Israel. October 2019.

  • “Parshat Eikev, London Bridge Is Falling Down with Brexit.” Times of Israel. April 2019.

  • “Sermon for Pittsburgh Massacre.” Times of Israel. November 2018.

  • “Linking Our Past and Our Future.” Avodat HaKodesh. November 2018.

  • “Neilah Sermon – Hunger in the World.” Times of Israel. September 2018.

  • “Remember Poland for the Jewish Haven It Once Was, Not for Its Anti-Semites.” The Jerusalem Post. April 2018.

  • “Making Judaism Relevant in Our High Schools.” Avodat HaKodesh. March 2018.

  • “LGBTQ+ rights, Feminism, and Samuel. Rosh HaShana Sermon.” Times of Israel. September 2018.

  • “Why Parshat Shoftim Is Especially Relevant in the Wake of Charlottesville.” The Jerusalem Post. August 2017.

  • “Will We Allow Aleppo to be Forgotten, or Will We Remember Jerusalem.” The Jerusalem Post. January 2017.

  • “Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? A Personal Response.” Times of Israel. November 2016.

  • “London and Gilad Shalit’s Release in Retrospect.” Times of Israel. November 2014.

  • “Cuba’s Jewish Community is Dwindling.” Times of Israel. October 2014.