Welcome to the Harold M. Schulweis Institute Website

SUMMER 2018

From the Collected Works of Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis (z”l)

On Refugees, the Stranger and Jewish Conscience
A Jewish moral sensibility will not tolerate the denigration of ‘the other.’

The Talmudic observation notes that ‘love of the stranger’ appears in the Hebrew Bible thirty-six times, more than any other verse in the Torah…Our texts are mirrors. They reflect ourselves, and in ourselves we discover the ‘other,’ our neighbors….

For related articles, poetry and sermons from the Schulweis Archives CLICK HERE.

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For links to Rabbi Feinstein’s video interviews with Rabbi Schulweis CLICK HERE

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Please listen to a Welcome Message from Malkah Schulweis

“This Website is meant to be our guide…”

The mission of the Harold M. Schulweis Institute is to share with generations to come, Rabbi Schulweis’ humanitarian and spiritual vision of Jewish life and learning that influenced the direction of all synagogue activities and the creation of innovative programs at Valley Beth Shalom during his tenure. To enhance Jewish life and influence the broader community, the Institute will continue to collect and introduce Rabbi Schulweis’ teachings and moral vision by promoting public access to his sermons, lectures, and scholarly writing, and by creating and supporting legacy programs affecting Jewish scholarship, the arts, and social action.

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