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Parashat Yitro, 5781

There are different things we are all missing at the moment, both with regards to our Jewish practice and observance, and in so many other ways. While I have become used to reading the parashat hashavoua, our Torah portion of the week at ...

Posted on 4 February 2021, By Rabbi Amanda Golby
Parashat Chayyei Sarah – Shabbat, 14 November 2020

Twelve pre-Barmitzvah boys were spending their early Wednesday evenings discussing Bible stories with me.  We had reached the Akedah. They had plenty of great questions:  Q1: Why did God want to test Abraham?&nbs...

Posted on 9 November 2020, By Nahum Gordon
Lech L’cha: Go! To yourself!

In finding, ever anew, a myriad of meanings from our Torah texts, I am drawn to an extraordinary event in September run by Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg on Zoom discussing the Haftarot fo...

Posted on 29 October 2020, By Chazan Jaclyn Chernett