Shmot

Parashat Pekudei 5782

March 3, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Making Space A D’var Torah for Parashat Pekudei By Rabbi Lizz Goldstein (’16) Some weeks feel like there is just so much ungodliness in the world; it’s hard to know where to … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayakhel – Shabbat Shekalim 5782

February 24, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Generosity and Commitment A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayakhel By Rabbi Enid Lader (’10) Voluntary gifts from every quarter of the Israelite population formed the material out of which the Mishkan and its sacred … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Ki Tissa 5782

February 17, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Do You Resolve Conflicts Aaron’s Way or Moses’ Way? A D’var Torah for Parashat Ki Tissa By Rabbi Rob Scheinberg What’s the best way to get two people in a conflict to … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Tetzaveh 5782

February 10, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Tetzaveh By Rabbi Marc Rudolph (’04) The final fifteen chapters of the Book of Exodus are devoted to the building of the Mishkan. This comprises over one quarter … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Terumah 5782

February 4, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Terumah By Rabbi Doug Alpert (’12) My original D’var Torah which I wrote on Sunday afternoon appears below. However, on Sunday evening many in our AJR community gathered … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Mishpatim 5782

January 27, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah For Parashat Mishpatim By Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman Parashat Mishpatim includes the mitzvot pertaining to one who is responsible for guarding something owned by another. Similarly, it speaks of the responsibility of one who … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Yitro 5782

January 21, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Yitro By Rabbi Matthew Goldstone This week the American Jewish community finds itself processing the events of last Shabbat, during which a rabbi and three congregants were taken … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Beshalah – 5782

January 14, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Beshalah By Rabbi Jill Hackell (’13) The Book of Exodus starts with the heroism of the midwives, who refuse to abide by Pharaoh’s terrible decree to kill … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Bo -5782

January 7, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D‘var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Bo By Rabbi Michael Rothbaum (’06)There’s a well-known rabbinic discussion in the beginning of the Torah about the book of Genesis. The question is asked: why start there, when the mitzvot, the sacred … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Va’eira 5782

December 31, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D‘var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Va’eira By Rabbi Cantor Sam Levine (’19) (I am indebted to the invaluable resource AlHatorah.org for directing me to many of the sources cited below.) Last week, we read … Continue reading »