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June 5 Concert Flyer

April 24, 2016 | Filed in: Uncategorized
 

June 5 Concert Click Thru

April 24, 2016 | Filed in: Uncategorized
 

Ordination & Graduation 2016

March 18, 2016 | Filed in: Ordination, Uncategorized
 

Parashat Vayehi

December 25, 2015 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

by Rabbi Isaac Mann Did Jacob ever find out that Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers and that they deceived him into thinking that he was killed by a wild animal? The Torah never directly addresses this issue, … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayigash

December 17, 2015 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

by Rabbi Jill Hammer “Your servant my father said to us: As you know, my wife bore me two sons…” Genesis 45:27 Every year when Parashat Vayigash arrives, my breath is taken away by the same small moment. Judah approaches … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Miketz

December 10, 2015 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

by Cantor Sandy Horowitz In a recent conversation with a young student, we were discussing the events leading up to this week’s Torah portion. I asked the student, in the story that results in Joseph being sold and taken to … Continue reading »

 

60th Gala Celebration

December 3, 2015 | Filed in: Uncategorized
 

Parashat Vayeishev-Hanukkah

December 3, 2015 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

Joseph and Judah as Paradigms by Rabbi Len Levin Everyone loves Joseph. But my mentor Maurice Samuel did not. In Certain People of the Book (1955), he relates how Joseph’s taunting his brothers and later manipulating his awesome power to … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayishlah

November 27, 2015 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

‘Til I Send For You Hazzan Marcia Lane A couple of weeks ago we read in Parashat Toledot that Rebecca sent Jacob away to the country of Haran, to hang out there with her side of the family until his … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Toldot

November 12, 2015 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

by Rabbi Isaac Mann The story of the conflict between Jacob and Esau, which is central to this week’s Torah portion, leaves us with many unanswered questions. Among them is one that is raised by the famous 13th century exegete Nachmanides … Continue reading »