Bereshit

Parashat Vayehi 5782

December 17, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayehi By Rabbi Marc Rudolph (’04) Click HERE for an audio recording of this D‘var Torah   In Act ll of Richard the Second, Shakespeare tells us that:   The tongues of dying men Enforce attention like deep harmony: … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Mikeitz 5782

December 3, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Mikeitz By Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman This Shabbat is a three Torah Shabbat. We will read the weekly parasha of Mikeitz, then the reading for Rosh Hodesh and then for Hanukkah. Though it may be a stretch, … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayeishev 5782

November 26, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayeishev By Rabbi Ariann Weitzman (’11) The story of Tamar is sandwiched between two momentous scenes in the Joseph saga: The first scene: Joseph dreams some dreams, … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayishlah 5782

November 19, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Bless People by Their Names A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayishlah By Rabbi Lizz Goldstein (’16) Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah This week is Transgender Awareness Week, an opportunity for trans folks to celebrate themselves and for … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayeitzei 5782

November 12, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayeitzei By Rabbi Katy Allen (’05) Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Once long ago and far away there lived a wise Queen who ruled a small but thriving territory. The Queen had … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Toledot 5782

November 5, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Toledot By Rabbi Enid Lader (’10) Our Torah portion opens with the words ‘Ele toledot (Gen. 25:19) – variously translated as “These are the generations/records/lineage/descendants/begettings of…”; basically, carrying us into … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Hayei Sarah

October 28, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Abraham’s end-of-life planning, and ours A D’var Torah for Parashat Hayei Sarah By Rabbi Rob Scheinberg The Torah portion of Hayei Sarah begins with tragedy. Abraham, dwelling in Beer Sheva, learns that his wife Sarah … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayeira 5782

October 22, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashay Vayeira By Rabbi Marc Rudolph (’04)This past Sunday I visited our third grade class. One of the students asked me a question – How many letters … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Lekh Lekha 5782

October 15, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Lekh Lekha By Rabbi Doug Alpert (’12)I find myself still catching my breath post Haggim. Taking the process of engaging in Heshbon HaNefesh – an accounting … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Noah 5782

October 8, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Two Understandings of Leadership – A Tightrope We All Walk A D’var Torah for Parashat Noah By Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman Every time I write or speak about parshat Noah, I … Continue reading »