Bereshit

Parashat Vayehi 5781

January 1, 2021 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayehi By Rabbi Jill Hackell (’13)The Smothers brothers had an ongoing routine in which Tommy (the older brother), complained to Dickie (the younger brother), “Mom … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayigash 5781

December 25, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Encouraging ALL Our Children to Dream A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayigash By Rabbi Marc Rudolph (’04) This week in our parasha we continue to read about that dreamer par excellence, Joseph. … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Mikeitz 5781

December 18, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah   A D’var Torah for Parashat Mekeitz By Rabbi Enid Lader Pharaoh has had a sleepless night; well, one of those nights when you have a bad dream, wake up, … Continue reading »

 

Parashat VaYeishev 5781

December 11, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah   Which Hanukkah Story? A D’var Torah for Parashat VaYeishev By Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman Most of us know that there are two Hanukkah stories. The first is the one that appears in … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayishlah 5781

December 4, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah What Goes Around A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayishlah By Rabbi Michael Rothbaum (’06) The aphorism “what goes around comes around” is so ingrained in the English language as to … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayeitzei 5781

November 27, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

  Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah   Noticing the Good (and the Bad) A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayeitzei By Rabbi Lizz Goldstein (’16) I always feel a bit conflicted at this time of year, … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Toledot 5781

November 19, 2020 | 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 Ariann Weitzman (’11) Parashat Toledot traces the arc of the patriarch Isaac’s life from the beginnings of his married life to … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Hayei Sarah 5781

November 13, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah   A D’var Torah for Parashat Hayei Sarah By Rabbi Doug Alpert (’12)For years I have worked with a number of organizations whose mission is centered around fighting racism. The Missouri branch … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Lekh Lekha 5781

October 30, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah   Like Terah or Abraham? A D’var Torah for Parashat Lekh Lekha By Rabbi Marc Rudolph (’04) Today I am going to do something quite audacious. I am going to disagree … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Noah 5781

October 23, 2020 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah   A D’var Torah for Parashat Noah By Rabbi Enid Lader (’10) Our Torah opens with an organized story of creation – a place for everything and everything in its … Continue reading »