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Parshat Tazria (Vayikra – Leviticus 12:1 – 13:59)

Posted on December 8, 2014

D’var Torah by Anat Shiloach April 4, 2008 This week’s parasha is primarily about skin. I’ve heard that in the ranking of torah portions that people enjoy talking about, this one is pretty close to the bottom of the list, because it describes undesirable skin conditions in somewhat graphic detail. I actually found it interesting, Continue Reading »

Parshat Vayigash (Bereishit – Genesis 44:18 – 47:27)

Posted on December 8, 2014

D’var Torah by Richard Walden, adult member December 22, 2001 From the beginning, destiny is calling Joseph. He is not like his 11 other brothers. He is different, set apart. He can read dreams and has his own dreams of a greater destiny. In his youth and immaturity he shares visions of his future stature Continue Reading »

Parshat Chaye Sarah (Bereishit 23.1-25.18 )

Posted on December 8, 2014

by Richard Walden, adult member November 26, 2005 Death will always be the great unknown. Time ticks forward and each moment passes from the ‘here and now’ to the ‘then and there.’ Each sweep of the clock’s hands is a small death of time—we literally kill time—and yet, time does not die does it? We Continue Reading »