Vayikra

Parashat Behar 5782

May 20, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Behar By Rabbi Matthew Goldstone This week in Parashat Behar we learn about the laws of Shemitta, the sabbatical year. For six years we work the land and then in … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Emor 5782

May 13, 2022 | 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 Cantor Sam Levine (’19) You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy (Lev. 19:2) This is the thesis statement of … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Kedoshim 5782

May 6, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A Stumbling Block Before the Blind A D’var Torah for Parashat Kedoshim By Rabbi Jill Hackell (’13) Parashat Kedoshim contains many laws that outline a path toward leading a holy life. Although some of … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Aharei Mot 5782

April 29, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Uncategorized, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Aharei Mot By Rabbi Michael Rothbaum (’06) In an instantly-classic scene from Fiddler, Tevye the dairyman comes to an agreement to marry off his daughter Tzeitl to the … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Metzora – Shabbat Hagadol 5782

April 8, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Turning Our Hearts Towards Each Other at the Seder A D’var Torah for Parashat Metzora – Shabbat Hagadol By Rabbi Robert Scheinberg Why is the Shabbat before Passover called Shabbat HaGadol – … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Tazria – Shabbat Hahodesh 5782

April 1, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Tazria – Shabbat Hahodesh By Rabbi Doug Alpert (’12) I watched with great interest the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings this past week regarding Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Shemini 5782

March 24, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Three Lessons in Spiritual Leadership A D’var Torah for Parashat Shemini By Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman Parashat Shemini establishes Aaron as the Kohein Gadol, the spiritual leader of the Jewish people. From Aaron we might … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Tzav 5782

March 17, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah A D’var Torah for Parashat Tzav By Rabbi Ariann Weitzman (’11) This week’s parasha begins with a command to offer an olah, a burnt offering. The olah was not offered to expiate guilt or express thanksgiving. No … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayikra 5782

March 10, 2022 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah The Covenant of Salt, the Salt of Your Covenant A D’var Torah for Parashat Vayikra By Rabbi Katy Allen (’05) וְכׇל־קׇרְבַּ֣ן מִנְחָתְךָ֮ בַּמֶּ֣לַח תִּמְלָח֒ וְלֹ֣א תַשְׁבִּ֗ית מֶ֚לַח בְּרִ֣ית אֱ-לֹהֶ֔יךָ מֵעַ֖ל מִנְחָתֶ֑ךָ עַ֥ל … Continue reading »

 

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 »