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Torah Reflections March 17 – 23, 2019

Tzav Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36   To The End of The Universe Tonight, at our first Passover Seder, we will begin telling the story of our exodus from Egypt raising the matzah and saying in one voice: Ha lachma anya… This is the bread of affliction, the bread of...

Torah Reflections: March 10 – 16, 2019

VaYikra Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26   How Will We Answer The Call?  “VaYikra el Mosheh vaYedaber YHVH elav me-ohel moed – He called to Moses. The Eternal One spoke to him from the Tent of Meeting.” [Lev. 1:1] Thus begins not only this week’s Torah portion, but the...

Torah Reflections: March 3 – 9, 2019

Pekudei Exodus 38:21 – 40:38   Practices on The Way to Sinai   This week’s Torah portion brings the book of Exodus to a close. On the surface, these past weeks told the story of our Exodus from Egypt (Mitzrayim) and our experience at Sinai; yet at a...