Tagged ‘Shabbat Hagadol’

Parashat Metzora-Shabbat Hagadol

April 15, 2016 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

by Cantor Sandy Horowitz With all the preparations involved in getting ready for Pesah, the Shabbat preceding the holiday can tend to feel like a disruption; we know that we ought to savor the Shabbat-time, but it often feels more … Continue reading »


Parashat Tzav/Shabbat HaGadol

March 29, 2012 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

By Rabbi Regina L. Sandler-Phillips WHO S ROBBING GOD? The future of life on earth depends upon whether we among the richest fifth of the world s people, having fully met our material needs, can turn to non-material sources of fulfillment. Alan … Continue reading »


Shabbat haGadol

April 16, 2008 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

The Shabbat before Pesach is referred in medieval sources as Shabbat haGadol ‘ the Great Shabbat. But there is a range of opinions about its relationship to the Exodus narrative. According to these sources, it was on the Shabbat preceding … Continue reading »