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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
Parashat Noach

There’s a popular self-help book out there that claims there are five different love languages in the world, and we don’t all speak the same one.i  The five differe...

Posted on 22 October 2020, By Janine Stein