D’vars (sermons)

A selection of Cantor Broekhuysen’s sermons

“Practicing failure, cultivating resilience,” delivered at Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, MA on Yom Kippur morning 5780 (2019)

“Lifting our prayers up off the page,” delivered at Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, MA on Kol Nidrei 5780 (2019)

“Sh’mita: The Year of Letting Go”: d’var on Parashat B’chukkotai, delivered at Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, MA on June 1st, 2019

“Our coming together tonight is an act of peace”: d’var for Peace Shabbat six days after the Pittsburgh massacre at Tree of Life synagogue, delivered at Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, MA on November 2nd, 2018

“The Geir Without and Within,” delivered at Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, MA, on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, 5779 (2018)

“Ki Hinei Kachomeir: desiring our yeitzer” delivered at Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, MA, on Kol Nidrei, 5779 (2018)

D’var on Parashat Acharei Mot, written for a homiletics course at Hebrew College taught by Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld in 2014