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Off the Pulpit with Rabbi David Wolpe

Off the Pulpit with Rabbi David Wolpe

By Sinai Temple

Podcasts of sermons, interviews and more from Rabbi David Wolpe, leader of the Los Angeles Sinai Temple. Named the most influential Rabbi in America by Newsweek, David Wolpe is the Max Webb Senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles and author of eight books.
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Pekudei - Rewriting the Jewish Story

Off the Pulpit with Rabbi David WolpeMar 07, 2022

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Vayakhel - The Tabernacle and Liberation

Vayakhel - The Tabernacle and Liberation

"The Tabernacle and Liberation" sermon by Rabbi David Wolpe given in Ziegler Sanctuary.
Mar 19, 202306:19
Ki Tisa - Principles and Popularity

Ki Tisa - Principles and Popularity

"Principles and Popularity" sermon by Rabbi David Wolpe given in Ziegler Sanctuary.
Mar 12, 202308:51
Tetzaveh - Masks and Machiavelli: Two Purim Lessons

Tetzaveh - Masks and Machiavelli: Two Purim Lessons

"Masks and Machiavelli" sermon by Rabbi David Wolpe given in Ziegler Sanctuary.
Mar 05, 202310:39
Mishpatim - When Feeling Good is Bad

Mishpatim - When Feeling Good is Bad

Mishpatim is an important day in the Jewish calendar, and Rabbi David Wolpe’s sermon “When Feeling Good is Bad” is sure to be a thought-provoking and inspiring reminder of the important lessons from this day. Rabbi Wolpe’s sermon will explore how feeling “too good” can be a sign of spiritual danger. We hope that by listening to this sermon, we can gain a greater understanding of the importance of self-reflection and self-control.
Feb 18, 202310:04
Yitro - Chuppah

Yitro - Chuppah

Listen to Rabbi David Wolpe give his sermon "Chuppah" for Parashat Yitro in Ziegler Main Santuary.
Feb 11, 202307:20
Beshalach - The Funeral March to Freedom

Beshalach - The Funeral March to Freedom

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 02/04/2023 for Beshalach / Shabbat Shira
Feb 05, 202309:50
Shemot - The double legacy of MLK

Shemot - The double legacy of MLK

Saturday, January 14th  Ziegler Sanctuary Shabbat Service
Jan 15, 202306:16
Vayechi - The Seductions of the Scepter

Vayechi - The Seductions of the Scepter

Saturday, January 7  Ziegler Sanctuary Shabbat Service The Seductions of the Scepter: Sermon by Rabbi David Wolpe
Jan 08, 202317:01
Vayigash - What the White House Means

Vayigash - What the White House Means

Rabbi David Wolpe's sermon from 12/24/22 for Vayigash.
Dec 24, 202207:50
Vayeishev - The Meaning of Shabbat

Vayeishev - The Meaning of Shabbat

Rabbi David Wolpe's sermon from 12/11/22 for Vayeishev.
Dec 11, 202205:23
Toldot - A Different Israel

Toldot - A Different Israel

Rabbi David Wolpe's sermon from 11/26 for Toldot.
Nov 26, 202212:05
Lech L’cha - God and the Election

Lech L’cha - God and the Election

Rabbi David Wolpe's sermon from 11/06 for Lech L'cha.
Nov 05, 202210:32
Noach - Living for the Future World

Noach - Living for the Future World

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 10/29 for Noach.
Oct 29, 202210:33
Sukkot - The Fallen Sukkah

Sukkot - The Fallen Sukkah

Rabbi David Wolpe's sermon from 10/17 for Sukkot.
Oct 17, 202203:31
Chol Hamoed Sukkot - The Life and Death of Moshe Rabenu

Chol Hamoed Sukkot - The Life and Death of Moshe Rabenu

Sermon given on shabbat morning at 11:30 A.M. in Ziegler Sanctuary, October 15th, 2022.
Oct 15, 202210:06
Sukkot - Divine Lessons from the Lulav

Sukkot - Divine Lessons from the Lulav

First Day of Sukkot, Ziegler Sanctuary. Monday, October 10. 9:00 AM.
Oct 10, 202206:33
Ha'azinu - A Story of Everyday Goodness

Ha'azinu - A Story of Everyday Goodness

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 10/08 for Ha'azinu.
Oct 08, 202209:05
Yom Kippur 5783 - The Hand of God

Yom Kippur 5783 - The Hand of God

Sermon given Wednesday in Ziegler Sanctuary, October 5th, 2022.
Oct 05, 202231:27
Kol Nidre - What I Believe

Kol Nidre - What I Believe

Sermon given Tuesday Evening at 6:00 p.m. in Ziegler Sanctuary, October 4, 2022. 
Oct 05, 202222:42
Vayelech - Beginnings and Endings

Vayelech - Beginnings and Endings

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 10/01 for Vayelech.
Oct 01, 202207:49
Rosh Hashanah Live - Blessings in the Darkness

Rosh Hashanah Live - Blessings in the Darkness

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 9/26 for Rosh Hashanah Live.
Sep 27, 202207:07
Rosh Hashanah - Believing in your life

Rosh Hashanah - Believing in your life

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 9/26 for Rosh Hashanah Day 1.
Sep 26, 202226:27
Nitzavim - Three Words for the New Year

Nitzavim - Three Words for the New Year

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 9/24 for Nitzavim.
Sep 24, 202208:14
Ki Tavo - The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism

Ki Tavo - The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 9/10 for Ki Tavo.
Sep 17, 202209:01
Ki Teitzei - Is Everything Jewish???

Ki Teitzei - Is Everything Jewish???

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 9/10 for Ki Teitzei.
Sep 11, 202211:14
Eikev - God, Pandemic, and Community

Eikev - God, Pandemic, and Community

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 8/20 for Parashat Eikev.
Aug 20, 202208:20
Va'etchanan - Calling an Audible

Va'etchanan - Calling an Audible

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 8/13 for Parashat Va'etchanan.
Aug 13, 202208:21
Devarim - Sorrow and Vision

Devarim - Sorrow and Vision

"Sorrow and Vision" | Sermon by Rabbi David Wolpe  Aug 6, 2022 Saturday, Main Sanctuary Shabbat Service
Aug 06, 202213:23
Sh'lach - Overturning Roe v. Wade

Sh'lach - Overturning Roe v. Wade

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 6/25 for Parashat Sh'lach.
Jun 25, 202215:07
Behaalotecha - The Problem with Families

Behaalotecha - The Problem with Families

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 6/18/2022 for Behaalotecha.
Jun 18, 202205:41
Naso - I did it and I'm sorry.

Naso - I did it and I'm sorry.

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 6/11 for Parashat Naso.
Jun 11, 202209:09
Yizkor sermon | Rabbi David Wolpe

Yizkor sermon | Rabbi David Wolpe

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 06/06/22 for Yizkor
Jun 06, 202207:32
Acharei Mot - What Happened at Sinai?

Acharei Mot - What Happened at Sinai?

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 6/4/2022 for Acharei Mot.
Jun 06, 202212:08
Bechukotai - The Cost Of Distrust

Bechukotai - The Cost Of Distrust

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 5/28/2022 for BECHUKOTAI  
May 28, 202209:43
Behar - Does God Belong in Your Business?

Behar - Does God Belong in Your Business?

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 5/21/22 for Behar 
May 21, 202208:52
Kedoshim - Our Mothers and Ourselves

Kedoshim - Our Mothers and Ourselves

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 5/7 for Kedoshim
May 07, 202206:20
Acharei Mot - A Different Story of Israel

Acharei Mot - A Different Story of Israel

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 4/30 for Acharei Mot.
Apr 30, 202217:49
Pesach - Passover, Pandemics, and Possibilities

Pesach - Passover, Pandemics, and Possibilities

"Passover, Pandemics, and Possibilities" | Sermon by Rabbi David for Pesach  Saturday, April 23 at 9:00 a.m. 
Apr 23, 202211:06
Maror and Charoset - Bittersweetness

Maror and Charoset - Bittersweetness

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 4/16 for Maror and Charoset.
Apr 16, 202212:59
Tzav - A Narrow Bridge

Tzav - A Narrow Bridge

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 3/19 for Parashat Tzav.
Mar 21, 202212:01
Vayikra - Deep Calls to Deep

Vayikra - Deep Calls to Deep

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 3/12 for Parashat Vayikra.
Mar 14, 202211:27
Pekudei - Rewriting the Jewish Story

Pekudei - Rewriting the Jewish Story

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 3/5 for Parashat Pekudei.
Mar 07, 202210:12
Vayakhel - Ukraine, Israel and Auto-Emancipation

Vayakhel - Ukraine, Israel and Auto-Emancipation

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 2/26 for Parashat Vayakhel.
Mar 01, 202221:47
Ki Tisa - Masks, Media, Children and Community

Ki Tisa - Masks, Media, Children and Community

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 2/19 for Parashat Ki Tisa.
Feb 22, 202216:13
Terumah - Commodities and Gifts

Terumah - Commodities and Gifts

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 2/5 for Parashat Terumah.
Feb 07, 202207:57
Mishpatim - The Morality of the Olympics: 1936 and 2022

Mishpatim - The Morality of the Olympics: 1936 and 2022

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 1/29 for Parashat Mishpatim.
Jan 30, 202209:04
Yitro - What is the Point of the Ten Commandments?

Yitro - What is the Point of the Ten Commandments?

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 1/22 for Parashat Yitro.
Jan 24, 202208:15
Beshalach - A Poem Lovely as a Tree

Beshalach - A Poem Lovely as a Tree

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 1/15 for Parashat Beshalach.
Jan 17, 202206:34
Bo - The Magic of Gifts

Bo - The Magic of Gifts

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 1/8 for Parashat Bo.
Jan 10, 202209:11
Va'erah - Promises and Resolutions

Va'erah - Promises and Resolutions

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 1/1 for Parashat Va'erah.
Jan 03, 202208:14
Vayechi - L'Dor Vador

Vayechi - L'Dor Vador

Rabbi David Wolpe's weekly sermon from 12/18 for Parashat Vayechi.
Dec 20, 202106:11
Vayeshev - Mirrors and Windows

Vayeshev - Mirrors and Windows

Nov 27, 202109:48
Vayishlach - Face to Face

Vayishlach - Face to Face

Nov 21, 202108:27
Toldot - Rise

Toldot - Rise

Nov 07, 202106:50
Vayera - Loving the Ladder

Vayera - Loving the Ladder

Oct 24, 202109:06
Lech-Lecha - Mission Impossible

Lech-Lecha - Mission Impossible

Oct 17, 202110:42
Noach - Drunk and Disorderly

Noach - Drunk and Disorderly

Oct 10, 202108:48
Yizkor - The Empty Chair

Yizkor - The Empty Chair

Sep 30, 202108:10
Sukkot V - Why Do We Pray?

Sukkot V - Why Do We Pray?

Sep 26, 202107:38
Sukkot I - Three Reasons for Joy

Sukkot I - Three Reasons for Joy

Sep 22, 202105:13
Ha'Azinu - The Poetry of Life

Ha'Azinu - The Poetry of Life

Sep 19, 202108:50
Yom Kippur - Regrets, I've Had a Few

Yom Kippur - Regrets, I've Had a Few

Sep 19, 202120:00
Kol Nidre - Broken Tablets: How to Handle Our Regrets

Kol Nidre - Broken Tablets: How to Handle Our Regrets

Sep 19, 202117:34
Vayeilech - Our Story and Your Story

Vayeilech - Our Story and Your Story

Sep 12, 202111:01
1st Day of Rosh Hashanah

1st Day of Rosh Hashanah

Sep 08, 202118:54
Erev Rosh Hashanah - Raise Your Eyes

Erev Rosh Hashanah - Raise Your Eyes

Sep 07, 202104:45
Nitzavim - Stop!

Nitzavim - Stop!

Sep 05, 202108:03
Ki Tavo - Building a Future

Ki Tavo - Building a Future

Aug 29, 202109:53
Ki Teitzei - Preparing Your Heart for the High Holy Days

Ki Teitzei - Preparing Your Heart for the High Holy Days

Aug 22, 202110:38
Eikev - Modeling Relationships

Eikev - Modeling Relationships

Aug 01, 202108:39
Balak - Renewing an Ancient Blessing

Balak - Renewing an Ancient Blessing

Jun 27, 202108:21
Sh'lach - Jewish Learning, Jewish Future

Sh'lach - Jewish Learning, Jewish Future

Jun 06, 202111:44
Beha'alotcha - Memorial Day

Beha'alotcha - Memorial Day

May 31, 202119:36
Nasso - Different Kinds of Strength

Nasso - Different Kinds of Strength

May 23, 202110:50
Shavuot II - We Are All Passengers

Shavuot II - We Are All Passengers

May 23, 202114:09
Bamidbar - Counting Jews and Jews Who Count

Bamidbar - Counting Jews and Jews Who Count

May 17, 202114:50
Behar-Bechukotai - To Whom Do You Belong?

Behar-Bechukotai - To Whom Do You Belong?

May 10, 202111:12
Emor - Pilgrimage

Emor - Pilgrimage

May 02, 202110:23
Achrei Mot-Kedoshim - And Now for Something Completely Different

Achrei Mot-Kedoshim - And Now for Something Completely Different

Apr 25, 202110:28
Tazria-Metzora - When Not to Listen

Tazria-Metzora - When Not to Listen

Apr 18, 202110:09
Shmini - Rededicating the Temple

Shmini - Rededicating the Temple

Apr 12, 202111:41
Pesach VII - Freedom, Fear and Faith

Pesach VII - Freedom, Fear and Faith

Apr 05, 202110:41
Pesach I – Trauma and Torah

Pesach I – Trauma and Torah

Mar 29, 202114:08
Tzav - Big and Small

Tzav - Big and Small

Mar 28, 202108:07
Vayikra - No Chametz at the Seder

Vayikra - No Chametz at the Seder

Mar 21, 202110:34
Vayakhel-Pekudei - A Sermon In Song

Vayakhel-Pekudei - A Sermon In Song

Mar 21, 202103:40
Ki Tisa - Defenseless In a Vast World

Ki Tisa - Defenseless In a Vast World

Mar 07, 202110:27
Tetzaveh - Purim Doesn't End

Tetzaveh - Purim Doesn't End

Mar 01, 202111:16
Yitro - Why Do the Ten Commandments Matter?

Yitro - Why Do the Ten Commandments Matter?

Feb 07, 202110:30
Beshalach - What Is A Miracle?

Beshalach - What Is A Miracle?

Jan 31, 202111:12
Bo - God and the First Born

Bo - God and the First Born

Jan 24, 202108:26
Vaera - Hearts and Masks

Vaera - Hearts and Masks

Jan 17, 202110:43
Shemot - America, Past, Present and Future

Shemot - America, Past, Present and Future

Jan 10, 202111:44
Vayigash - Spiritual Finances

Vayigash - Spiritual Finances

Dec 27, 202011:01
Miketz - A Year of Miracles

Miketz - A Year of Miracles

Dec 20, 202011:56
Vayeshev - Different Kinds of Light

Vayeshev - Different Kinds of Light

Dec 20, 202008:01
Vayishlach - Different Sorts of Dreams

Vayishlach - Different Sorts of Dreams

Dec 06, 202011:25
Vayetzei - If You've Got Your Health...

Vayetzei - If You've Got Your Health...

Nov 29, 202006:14
Toldot - Isaac's Special Gift

Toldot - Isaac's Special Gift

Nov 22, 202009:17
Chayei Sara - We Must Do As Isaac Did

Chayei Sara - We Must Do As Isaac Did

Nov 14, 202011:54
Vayera - Coming Down The Mountain

Vayera - Coming Down The Mountain

Nov 08, 202013:59
Lech-Lecha - The First Influencer

Lech-Lecha - The First Influencer

Nov 01, 202012:41
Noach - Noah and the Tower - A Message for 2020

Noach - Noah and the Tower - A Message for 2020

Oct 25, 202011:32
Shmini Atseret - Answering the Sin of the Spies

Shmini Atseret - Answering the Sin of the Spies

Oct 11, 202010:39
Sukkot - Return To The Land

Sukkot - Return To The Land

Oct 11, 202004:32
Sukkot – The PTSD Holiday

Sukkot – The PTSD Holiday

Oct 04, 202010:25
Yom Kippur - The Dreams Of Others

Yom Kippur - The Dreams Of Others

Sep 30, 202014:36
Kol Nidre - Soft And Strong: A Different Way To Be

Kol Nidre - Soft And Strong: A Different Way To Be

Sep 30, 202016:52
Ha'Azinu - Lessons From One High Court To Another

Ha'Azinu - Lessons From One High Court To Another

Sep 27, 202009:27
Erev Rosh Hashanah - Number Our Days

Erev Rosh Hashanah - Number Our Days

Sep 21, 202005:29
1st Day of Rosh Hashanah - The Battlefront

1st Day of Rosh Hashanah - The Battlefront

Sep 21, 202013:35
Nitzavim-Vayeilech - Lockdown Lessons

Nitzavim-Vayeilech - Lockdown Lessons

Sep 13, 202010:04
Ki Tavo - Repeat Again

Ki Tavo - Repeat Again

Sep 06, 202009:03
Ki Teitzei - Forgetfulness - Good And Bad

Ki Teitzei - Forgetfulness - Good And Bad

Aug 30, 202009:48
Shoftim - How Life Imitates Chess

Shoftim - How Life Imitates Chess

Aug 23, 202011:17
Eikev - What We Learn From Aaron’s Death

Eikev - What We Learn From Aaron’s Death

Aug 09, 202029:30
Vaetchanan - Commanded to Love?

Vaetchanan - Commanded to Love?

Aug 02, 202007:59
Devarim - The Plight of Moses and His People

Devarim - The Plight of Moses and His People

Jul 26, 202012:16
Matot-Masei - Identity And Individuality: Are You Your Group?

Matot-Masei - Identity And Individuality: Are You Your Group?

Jul 19, 202011:12
Pinchas - What Should We Be Zealots For?

Pinchas - What Should We Be Zealots For?

Jul 12, 202013:05
Chukat-Balak - July 4th Isn’t Black and White

Chukat-Balak - July 4th Isn’t Black and White

Jul 10, 202015:35
Korach -  Korach and the Pandemic – A Second Look

Korach - Korach and the Pandemic – A Second Look

Jun 28, 202012:30
Sh'lach - Reactivity: The Spies' Sin and Ours

Sh'lach - Reactivity: The Spies' Sin and Ours

Jun 21, 202009:44
Torah Class from June 18, 2020

Torah Class from June 18, 2020

Jun 21, 202018:20
Torah Class from June 11, 2020

Torah Class from June 11, 2020

Jun 17, 202021:34
Torah Class from June 4, 2020

Torah Class from June 4, 2020

Jun 17, 202018:13
Beha'alotcha - How We Talk To One Another

Beha'alotcha - How We Talk To One Another

Jun 14, 202010:53
Nasso - Lift Yourself And Others

Nasso - Lift Yourself And Others

Jun 07, 202010:02
Shavuot II -Sadness That Sinks, Sadness That Soars

Shavuot II -Sadness That Sinks, Sadness That Soars

May 31, 202011:03
Torah Class from May 28, 2020

Torah Class from May 28, 2020

May 30, 202024:02
Torah Class from May 21, 2020

Torah Class from May 21, 2020

May 30, 202020:55
Torah Class from May 14, 2020

Torah Class from May 14, 2020

May 30, 202023:39
Torah Class from May 7, 2020

Torah Class from May 7, 2020

May 30, 202026:41
Torah Class from April 30, 2020

Torah Class from April 30, 2020

May 30, 202022:04
Torah Class from April 23, 2020

Torah Class from April 23, 2020

May 30, 202016:55
Torah Class from April 2, 2020

Torah Class from April 2, 2020

May 30, 202026:16
Torah Class from March 26, 2020

Torah Class from March 26, 2020

May 30, 202026:20
Bamidbar - Are We in the Wilderness?

Bamidbar - Are We in the Wilderness?

May 24, 202011:11
Behar-Bechukotai - Marking Graduations in a Pandemic

Behar-Bechukotai - Marking Graduations in a Pandemic

May 17, 202011:39
Emor - Imahot - Mothers

Emor - Imahot - Mothers

May 09, 202006:01
Achrei Mot-Kedoshim - The Valley Of The Shadow

Achrei Mot-Kedoshim - The Valley Of The Shadow

May 03, 202010:15
Tazria-Metzora - The New Lashon Hara

Tazria-Metzora - The New Lashon Hara

Apr 25, 202010:12
Shmini - Coming Too Close

Shmini - Coming Too Close

Apr 19, 202009:35
Yizkor - Losses

Yizkor - Losses

Apr 17, 202011:27
Pesach III – Interregnum

Pesach III – Interregnum

Apr 12, 202014:10
Pesach I – What Would My Father Say?

Pesach I – What Would My Father Say?

Apr 11, 202021:03
Tzav - A Passover Like No Other

Tzav - A Passover Like No Other

Apr 05, 202010:41
Vayikra - The Meaning of Sacrifice

Vayikra - The Meaning of Sacrifice

Mar 29, 202008:20
Torah Class from March 19, 2020

Torah Class from March 19, 2020

Mar 19, 202026:43
Ki Tisa - Idols And Information

Ki Tisa - Idols And Information

Mar 15, 202009:18
Tetzaveh - Purim, Plague and Politics: A Report from AIPAC

Tetzaveh - Purim, Plague and Politics: A Report from AIPAC

Mar 08, 202008:23
SHEMOT – BECOMING A PEOPLE

SHEMOT – BECOMING A PEOPLE

January 2, 2016
Jan 02, 201613:10