The 9th Annual Harold I. Saperstein '31 Cornell Student Topical Sermon Contest challenges you to address:
The Ethical Economic Issues of Today
Overall Sermon Themes
Individual responsibility, fairness, and social justice.
Ethics, Economics, and Political commitment.
Ancient wisdom’s advice for today’s issue.
Sermons should point to the macroeconomic issues of today. What political decisions and actions are needed to reshape our economy to create a more just society for everyone.
Open to all Cornell University undergraduate and graduate students.
First Prize: $1800 and private tour of The Explorer’s Club in New York City
Second Prize: Cornell gift item and private tour of The Explorer’s Club in New York City
Third Prize: Cornell gift item
What political decisions and actions are needed to reshape our economy to create a more just society for everyone.
Present a sermon. Your "Bully Pulpit" to speak on today's most important and cultural issues!
Prepare a 12-18 minute sermon.
Deliver your sermon, dates available February 5, 12, 19 March 5, 7, 12
A prominent rabbi and advocate for social justice whose sermons stirred people from the pulpit for over fifty years.
Cornell students will carry on that tradition this year, Tuesdays February 5, 12, 19 and March 5, 7, 12 in the Founders Room of Anabel Taylor Hall from 4:30-6:15 pm.