D’var Shirah

Parashat Re’eh 5778

August 8, 2018 | Filed in: D'var Shirah, Dvarim

A D’var Torah for Parashat Re’eh By Rabbi Isaac Mann For this week’s d’var Torah on parashat Re’eh, I would like to share with you some homiletic interpretations that pertain to the mitzvah of tzedakah (roughly translated as “charity”) and … Continue reading »


Eikev 5778

August 3, 2018 | Filed in: D'var Shirah, Dvarim

A D’Var Torah for Parashat Eikev By Cantor Sandy Horowitz (’14) “Dear when you smiled at me, I heard a melody It haunted me from the start Something inside of me started a symphony Zing! Went the strings of my … Continue reading »


Va’ethanan 5778

July 26, 2018 | Filed in: D'var Shirah, Dvarim

The Paradox of Faces A D’var Torah for Va’ethanan By Rabbi Jill Hammer This parashah is a second telling of the wilderness revelation:  a remix of Sinai, if you will.  Our parashah is a part of the long speech Moses … Continue reading »


Devarim 5778

July 19, 2018 | Filed in: D'var Shirah, Divrei Torah, Dvarim

Call for Spiritual Rebirth A Dvar Torah for Devarim By Len Levin “How [eikhah] can I bear alone your trouble, your burden, your quarrel?” (Deut. 1:12) A paradox. Deuteronomy is the sunniest, most radiant and optimistic book of the Torah. … Continue reading »


Balak 5778

June 28, 2018 | Filed in: Bamidbar, D'var Shirah

Blessing in Boise : A Balak Moment A D’var Torah for Balak by Rabbi Rena H. Kieval (AJR ’06) Sometimes it seems that we live in a world filled with curses.  In this country of late, we have been witness … Continue reading »


D’var Shirah Click thru

January 29, 2014 | Filed in: Click-Thrus, D'var Shirah