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Parashat Ekev

Gratitude to God, Source of Our Wealth By Rabbi Len Levin “Beware lest your heart grow haughty…and you say to yourselves, ‘My own power and the might of my own hand have won this wealth for me.’ Remember that it … Continue reading »


Parashat Ekev

By Sandy Horowitz Towards the end of my high school senior year, I woke up one morning with an intense neck spasm, barely able move my head without severe pain. It subsided after awhile, thanks to painkillers and an embarrassingly … Continue reading »


Parashat Ekev

By Rabbi Dorit Edut There is a juxtaposition of two verses in this week’s Torah portion, Ekev, which relate very well to a modern-day phenomenon. Moses, just prior to his death, exhorts the People of Israel to stop blocking themselves … Continue reading »


Parashat Ki Tavo

By Rabbi Jaron Matlow   Lately I have been focusing on Theodicy, the problem of evil in the world. Over the last several years, I have experienced a number of health issues that left me on total disability. In Parashat … Continue reading »


Parashat Vayishlah

By Rabbi Bob Freedman At the end of this week’s parashah, Vayishlah, we learn that Jacob came back to his home, the land where his fathers had lived (Genesis 31:3). Specifically, he returned to Beit-El, the place where he first … Continue reading »


Parashat Shoftim

By Simon Rosenbach If you are of a certain age, you remember Superman, the television show with George Reeves, Noel Neill, Jack Larson, and, among others, Phillips Tead as the delightful Professor Pepperwinkle . . . but I digress. Of … Continue reading »


Parashat Eqev

By Rabbi Eric Hoffman Someone was leading worship in the presence of the Talmudic sage Rabbi Chanina. In the Avot benediction he extended the string of adjectives for Ha-Eyl: ‘the God, the great, the heroic, the awesome, the mighty, the … Continue reading »