Sukkot and Simchat Torah Special Edition

Sukkot and Simchat Torah Special Edition

Torah Portion SHIMINI ATZERET/SIMCHA TORAH Deut. 14:22-16:17; Num. 29:35-30:1 ‘On exactly the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the crops of the land, you shall celebrate the feast of the LORD for seven days, with …

The parable of the golden calf

The Parable of The Golden Calf

Torah Portion HA’AZINU – Devarim (Deuteronomy) 32:1-32:52 So I said to them, ‘Whoever has any gold, let them break it off.’ So they gave it to me and I threw it into the fire—and out came this calf!” Exodus 32:24 …

The Ten Days of Divine Adjustment

The Ten Days of Divine Adjustment

Torah Portion VAYELECH – Devarim (31:1-30) Adonai spoke to Moses, saying: “However, the tenth day of this seventh month is Yom Kippur a holy convocation to you, so you are to afflict yourselves. You are to bring an offering made …

UNIFY Report - summer 2018

United Nations For Israel (UNIFY)

Torah Portion NITZAVIM – Devarim (Deuteronomy) 29:9(10)-30:20 Summer 2018 Report  – June through August See, I am doing a new thing!  Isaiah 43:19 Shabbat Shalom beloved friends, partners and members of the United Nations For Israel! What an exciting time …

The Parable of The House

The Parable of The House

Torah Portion KI TAVO – Devarim (Deuteronomy) 26:1-29:8(9) Then the word of Adonai came through Haggai the prophet: “Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, while this House lies in ruins? Haggai 1:3 TLV Report from our …

The roots of our belief system

The Roots of Our Belief System

Torah Portion KIT TETZE – Devarim (Deuteronomy) 21:10-25:19 “Look at the heavens and see; And behold the clouds-they are higher than you.” Job 35:5 NASB Shabbat shalom dearly beloved! In one of our many journeys to Auschwitz in past years …

The Heart of ELUL

The Heart of ELUL

Torah Portion SHOFTIM – Devarim (Deuteronomio) 16:18-21:9 “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine, He who pastures his flock among the lilies.” Song of Songs 6:3 Shabbat shalom dearly beloved! The Month of ELUL is the 6th month of the Hebrew …

The Good Old Religious DNA

The Good Old Religious DNA, what is it really?

Torah Portion RE’EH – Devarim (Deuteronomy) 11:26-16:17 ELUL-Month of Mercy and Repentance Then they said, “Come! Let’s build ourselves a city, with a tower whose top reaches into heaven. So let’s make a name for ourselves, or else we will …

Who do you love first

Who do you love First – The Forgotten Commandment

Torah Portion EKEV – Devarim (Deuteronomio) 7:12-11:25 But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding? Man does not know its value, nor is it found in the land of the living. Job 28:12,13 Shabbat shalom dearly …

Reasoning with scorpions

Reasoning with Scorpions

Torah Portion VA’ETCHANAN – Devarim (Deuteronomio) 3:23-7:11 But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it shall come about that those whom you let remain of them will become as pricks in your eyes …