D’var Torah: Rabbi William Hamilton (Vayigash)
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What to tell our kids All around the streets of Tel Aviv this past weekend, people expressed concern for the…

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D’var Torah: Reb Moshe Waldoks (Vayeshev)
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A great joke about dreams is the one where Joe dreams the same dream for five consecutive nights. Each dream…

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D’var Torah: Sarah Burd (Miketz)
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In Miketz, Pharaoh dreams of 7 large cows standing along the Nile. Soon 7 smaller cows come along and eat…

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D’var Torah: Rabbi Marcia R. Plumb (Vayishlach)
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  This week’s parasha, Vayishlach, presents us with a challenge.  The parasha is all about forgiveness.  Even though Jacob tricked…

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D’var Torah: Shira Fischer ’92 (Vayeitzei)
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In the first part of this parasha, Ya’akov is running away from his parents and brother. As he heads toward…

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rabbi-dov-bard D’var Torah: Rabbi Dov Bard (Toldot)
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Peace and Tranquility – Really? Although we regularly recite that the Torah “…is a tree of life to those who…

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Imagine if we could live forever. Ignore the problems with this idea, like serious overcrowding, scarcity of resources, and the…

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D’var Torah: Rabbi Michael Swarttz (Vayerah)
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Vayerah:  There All Along, Here All Along We are quite familiar with the last two chapters of Vayerah, as they…

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D’var Torah: Lech Lecha (Shoshi Jalfin)
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It was for the love of the Hebrew language and Jewish texts that already at age 15, I decided to…

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D’var Torah: Stephanie Maroun (Noach)
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In Genesis 6:1-11:32, we read of God’s dismay and response to the growing wickedness and moral devolution among the descendents…

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