Vayikra

Parashiyot Behar-Behukotai 5781

May 7, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashiyot Behar- Behukotai By Rabbi Ariann weitzman (’11) Our double portion this week, parashiyot Behar-Behukotai, offers a connected vision of a world founded on basic trust … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Emor 5781

April 30, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Emor By Rabbi Doug Alpert (’12)I cannot recall a time when we have been more preoccupied with time than during this COVID 19 pandemic.  How much … Continue reading »

 

Parashiot Aharei Mot / Kedoshim 5781

April 23, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashiot Aharei Mot / Kedoshim By Rabbi Jill Hackell (’13) You shall rise before the aged and respect the elderly; you shall fear your God, I … Continue reading »

 

Parashiot Tazria-Metzorah 5781

April 16, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Tazria-Metzorah By Rabbi Marc Rudolph (’04)Not all Parshiyot are equally welcomed by rabbis – or by congregants! One could say these are the Parshiyot that we love … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Shemini 5781

April 9, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Shemini By Rabbi Enid Lader (’10) Our Torah portion’s opening chapters recount the celebration of Aaron’s and his son’s installation as Kohanim (Priests) and conclude … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Tzav 5781

March 25, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’ver Torah for Parashat Tzav By Rabbi Michael Rothbaum (’06) At my shul, there are indications that we’re still in “Covid times.” With cameras and control panels, the sanctuary looks … Continue reading »

 

Parshat Vayikra 5781

March 19, 2021 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Sacrifices, Disappointment, and Hope A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayikra By Rabbi Lizz Goldstein (’16) Good news: I have been vaccinated! Perhaps I should make an offering to God in … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Behar / Behukkotai 5780

May 15, 2020 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Lessons of the Sabbatical for a Time of Pandemic A D’var Torah for Parashat Bahar / Behukkotai By Rabbi Len Levin “Six years you may sow your field…and gather in the yield. But in the seventh year the land shall … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Emor 5780

May 8, 2020 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

A D’var Torah for Parashat Emor By Rabbi Bruce Alpert (AJR ’11) A well-known midrash tells of Rabbi Yehoshua bemoaning the destruction of the Temple – “the place that atoned for Israel’s sins” – to his master, Rabbi Yohanan ben … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Aharei Mot Kedoshim

May 1, 2020 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

A D’var Torah for Parashat Aharei Mot Kedoshim By Cantor Sandy Horowitz (’14) Parashat Kedoshim consists of a series of commandments which God wants Moses to convey to the Israelite people. As is God’s wont, God has a lot to say … Continue reading »