Jewish Journal

Rabbi David Woznica

  • A Critical Question

    October 6, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    One of the most important questions we need to ask ourselves, particularly as we approach Yom Kippur, is: How will we be remembered?

    An incident in the life of Alfred Nobel illustrates how he was unexpectedly forced to face that important question. It is reported that when Nobel's...

  • Don’t Blame God

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Thirteen years ago, at the conclusion of a High Holiday service I was leading, an elderly woman, with a pronounced Yiddish accent, extended her hand and wished me good yontif. She then asked, "Rabbi, how can I believe in God after the Holocaust?"

    I nodded to acknowledge her...

  • Parents Will Listen

    July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Even in the best of parent-child relationships, there are moments children do not feel love. We can, however, even in those trying times, act honorably toward our parents. It is precisely during periods of tension that children should remember that most parents want their children to...