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Parashat Tetzaveh 5783

  11 Adar Who will speak for those who cannot speak for themselves? I am taking the message on today’s Parashah, Tetzaveh (You shall command) from the teaching that our rabbi of blessed memory brought to us in 5780. As I mentioned last Shabbat, he told us that these portions are not chronological. Why should […]

Parashat Terumah 5783

4 Adar How do we listen to God ‘s Voice today? Recorded message: Last week’s parashah Mishpatim ended dramatically with Moshe ascending Mt. Sinai in a cloud of smoke where he would be handed the Ten Commandments. Because Parashat Terumah begins with the conjunction “and”, we might think that the narrative would continue in that […]

Parashat Yitro 5783

20 Shevat Recorded message: “He called a child and put him in the midst of them. So, he said: “I assure you that unless you change and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, the one who humbles himself like this child will be the greatest in the kingdom of […]

Parashat Beshalach 5783

13 Shevat 5783 Is there are Manual for our lives? Listen to the Recorded message: This was a particularly difficult week for me.  Not necessarily because of personal issues. I am so grateful to God for my life. I am so blessed but I am watching what is going on in the world.  This week […]

Parashat Bo 5783

6 Shevat 5783 When will we humble ourselves before him? Recorded Message: Mishlei 3:34 says “ He scorns the scorner but gives grace to the humble.” Today, because of our arrogance, humanity has fallen into very deep confusion about our role in today’s world. Every day we are fed with ideas that we are superhuman, […]

Parashat Vaera 5783

To listen to the recorded message: 28 Tevet 5783 Who can we blame if we have free will? In this parashah, Vaera “He appeared”, the Creator spoke to Moshe and said that He appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob as El Shaddai but that He was not “known” to them as יהוה  Yud Heh Vav […]

Parashat Shemot 5783

21 Tevet 5783 God Formulates His Pattern for Humanity Recorded message: Parashat Shemot begins by listing “ha shemot”, the names of the eleven sons of Israel who went down to Egypt, and their brother Joseph, who was already there. The next part of their journey would transform these brothers from twelves tribes to the nation […]