This thoughtful sermon on a topic freighted with meaning for Israelis and for Diaspora Jews, was published by the New York Jewish Week.

Rabbi Cosgrove delves deeply into the different and sometimes divided perspectives. It's a powerful and inspiring read. Says Rabbi Cosgrove: " We work for the day when American Jewry and Israeli Jewry are able to retrieve a common language, a day when we acknowledge our shared past and shared destiny..."