The Transformative Journey of Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz

The transition of Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz from his role as the spiritual leader of Congregation Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem (TBDJ) in Montreal to his current position at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun (KJ) on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was a significant shift in his personal journey.

Throughout his tenure, Rabbi Steinmetz has delivered robust and impactful sermons and addresses, exploring various topics that deeply resonate with his audience. As a dedicated volunteer who has had the honour of capturing and sharing Rabbi Steinmetz’s teachings, I have had the opportunity to witness firsthand the profound wisdom and enduring impact of his words.

From delving into historical events to fostering self-awareness and resilience, Rabbi Steinmetz’s discourses have left a lasting impression on all those fortunate enough to experience them. These addresses include:

In Cases of Difficulty
The Yachad Revolution
What if Goliath Had Won?
When a Fossil Comes to Life
Yizkor and Yom HaShoah: Between Past and Present – Pesach 2016
The Jerusalem of the Simple Jew 2016
Never Underestimate Hatred
Between Purim And Passover: Survival and Tolerance

Additionally, I have also recorded six-minute talks by Rabbi Steinmetz over the years.

Rosh hashanah and Pesach: Can you find the parallels?
A Joke That Has Legs
Are You Addicted to Being Right?
How to Keep Failure from Becoming a Defeat, Rosh Hashanah 2011
Steve Jobs, Noah, and Living Outside the Box
One of the lucky ones – Rabbi Steinmetz Rosh Hashanah
The Power of Questions: Rabbi Steinmetz
Being Selfless – Rabbi Steinmetz
Life has no Easy Button – Rabbi Steinmetz
Teenage Moot Court in Montreal
CHILDREN’S Guilt: Who and Why?
Rabbi Steinmetz: Jewish community being libelled: Ad matai!!!
Prepare Your Heart Before You Prepare your Plans: The Lesson of Bamidbar, The Book of Numbers
Tradition Why?
The High Holidays: The Power of Now: Part Three: RISING TO THE OCCASION

The Power of Now:

Part one: The challenge of Rosh Hashanah
Part Two: The Pull of the Past
Does One Need a Sanctuary
Hamming with the Rabbi
What the Bible says about blaming the Victim

Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz’s move from TBDJ to KJ has been marked by profound spiritual insights and impactful discourses. This demonstrates his unwavering commitment to guiding and inspiring his community.

As a volunteer who archives and disseminates his sermons, I’ve witnessed the enduring influence of his talks on historical events, self-awareness, resilience, and various other subjects. It highlights his broad spectrum of issues and wisdom.

Have you been moved by Rabbi Steinmetz’s wise words? His vast array of topics and dedication to imparting invaluable insights have deeply affected numerous individuals. This underscores the enduring power of his teachings. His legacy of compassion, pursuit of truth, and unparalleled wisdom motivates and guides those seeking direction and inspiration. It leaves a lasting impression on all those fortunate enough to learn from him.

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