Videos

Kol Nidre sermon, “Longing for Face Time,” delivered by Rabbi Sid Schwarz at Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation (Bethesda, MD) on September 27, 2020. Watch above or listen here:

 

Rabbi Sid’s presentation for the Chautauqua Institution’s Interfaith Friday series on Creation in August 2020: “The Creation Story and Humanity’s Homework: A Jewish Take”.

This video includes a 45 minute, follow-up dialogue with Bishop Gene Robinson, Vice President for Religion at the Chautauqua Institution, on Rabbi Sid’s presentation: “The Creation Story and Humanity’s Homework: A Jewish Take”.

Rabbi Sid’s presentation, “Judaism, Justice and Holiness” based on his book, Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World. This presentation was made available to all of the congregations affiliated with Reconstructing Judaism for the High Holydays 2020, as the Covid 19 shutdown had congregations accessing a lot of video content for their respective worship services.

Rabbi Sid Schwarz introducing the panel on “Reconstructing Jewish Communities” at the National Reconstructionist Convention, November 16, 2018, Philadelphia, PA.

Rabbi Sid gives remarks and leads the blessing at the 2015 White House Hanukkah Reception, introduced by President Obama


Rabbi Sid Schwarz in conversation with Bill Moyers about the future of faith in America


Rabbi Sid on Tzdedek (justice) and Kedusha (sacred purpose)


Rabbi Sid Schwarz keynote to the kickoff of the Black-Jewish Coalition for Justice, a clergy initiative with rabbis and ministers from the greater New York metropolitan area.


ELI Talks: Rabbi Sid Schwarz – Finding the Chosen People in Haiti


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Panim


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Jewish Life


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Synagogues


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Relevant Judaism


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Teaching


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Communal Advice


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Communal Dreams


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Defining Moment


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz for JINSIDER: Personal Journey


“Religion, Social Justice and the Common Good” – Opening Plenary for Clergy Beyond Borders Conference, Washington, D.C., December 2009


Rabbi Schwarz on Calling & Chutzpah, an interview that was part of the national “What’s Your Calling?” project