Tagged ‘Shabbat Parah’

Parashat Ki Tissa 5783

March 7, 2023 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Click HERE   for an audio recording of this D’var Torah The Golden Calf: Not a Tantrum, but a Meltdown A D’var Torah for Parashat Ki Tissa and Shabbat Parah By Rabbi Katy Allen (’05) Perhaps the golden calf was inevitable, and perhaps even … Continue reading »


Parashat Shemini–Shabbat Parah

March 31, 2016 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

Shabbat Parah — Holy cow!! This Shabbat is one of the four specially designated Shabbatot leading up to Passover. They are all exemplified by a special Torah reading that gets added to the reading for the particular Shabbat, and they … Continue reading »


Parashat Shemini-Shabbat Parah

March 18, 2014 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

This Shabbat, Shabbat Parah, is the third of the special Shabbatot that are observed from before Purim, beginning with Shabbat Shekalim, and continuing through the Shabbat before Rosh Hodesh Nisan, Shabbat ha-Hodesh. This week’s special maftir Torah reading is about the Parah Adumah, … Continue reading »



March 26, 2008 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Vayikra

By Sanford Olshansky Many traditional Jews believe that the entire Torah was revealed by God to Moses on Mt. Sinai. Accordingly, they have no problem with the existence of mitzvot (commandments) that appear to have no practical purpose. In fact, … Continue reading »