This week’s parashah is the second of what Biblical scholars classify as “pre-history.” Last week we studied the creation stories found in the first weekly section called: “Bresheet”. This first parashah ends with the first acts of terrorism, the mass murders committed by Lemech. Lemech not only committed mass-murder but also bragged about his exploits…. View Article
Trip to Israel
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With the close of the month of Tishrei we once again turn to our weekly Torah readings. The challenge of reading the text yearly and constantly finding new interpretations and meanings to an ancient text is both arduous and exhilarating. In a sense, this constant rereading of the text reminds us that moderns fail when… View Article
Monday night, September 30, we bring the holiday season to a close with Simchat Torah celebrations. Simchat Torah adds the last piece to the lessons learned during this holiday season. During the holy month of Tishre we have celebrated four distinct holidays, each teaching us a different lesson. Rosh Ha’Shanah is the holiday when we… View Article