High Holy Day Classes with Rabbi Dr. Stuart Dauermann

Stuart5smallThis is the archive from a Shabbaton on  Saturday and Sunday, September 13th & 14th, 2014 with Rabbi Dauermann.

Rabbi Dr. Dauermann returned with an enlightening set of classes to help us get ready for the High Holy Days.  Here recordings and handouts of the topics he covered.

Audio for the MP3 downloads can usually be saved with a right click, "Save as..." action on your computer.

Assessing Our Past Darchei Teshuva – Pathways of Repentance

Repenting and repentance are major themes in the religious life and discourse of the people of God, especially during the ten days between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. 

[MP3 download]

Handouts:  Malachi 1-2 Why Halachah, Some comments on Rambam and Repentance


Living for the Future - You, Your Congregation, and the Future of the Messianic Jewish Movement

The High Holy Days are a time of assessing the past and preparing for a different kind of future. But for what kind of future should the Messianic Jewish Movement be preparing?

  • Why Did God Raise Up the Messianic Jewish Movement?
  • Why Does the Messianic Movement Exist? Some Observations
  • Will We Like God’s Future for the Messianic Jewish Movement?
  • Choosing What Kind of Messianic Jewish Future You Will Serve

[MP3 download]

Handouts: Types of Messianic Congregations


Some comments on Beit Hashofar's approach to bringing "something old and something new"

[MP3 download]


Drash on Torah portion Ki Tavo

[MP3 download]


Sermon at Green River - On Communities and Transition

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For nearly fifty years, Rabbi Stuart Dauermann (PhD, Intercultural Studies) has used a wide variety of approaches to provide new perspectives to assist people living at the intersection of the Christian and Jewish worlds. This has included composing and performing music, writing, teaching, public speaking, founding institutions, and hosting a weekly radio program, “Shalom Talk: Conversations for Change.”

He is an ordained rabbi under the auspices of the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations and the Messianic Jewish Rabbinical Council, and after twenty years service there, is Rabbi Emeritus at Ahavat Zion Messianic Synagogue, Beverly Hills.



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