D’var Torah: Amy Newman (Emor)
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In Parashat Emor, the Torah teaches about “moadei hashem”, the “appointed seasons of God”:  the festivals that fall throughout the…

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D’var Torah: Rabbi Marcia Plumb (Kedoshim)
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Parashat Kedoshim is one of my favorite parshiot.  Its first verse led to major change in my life:  קְדֹשִׁ֣ים תִּהְי֑וּ…

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D’var Torah: Seth Korn (Acharei Mot)
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  In Acharei Mot, B’nei Yisrael is basically doing what we do on Yom Kippur but a bit simpler. All…

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elan-babchuck D’var Torah: Rabbi Elan Babchuck ’96 (Pesach)
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One of my favorite memories of Passover as a child is of bedikat chametz – the search for any remaining…

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D’var Torah: Rabbi Rebecca Weinstein (Metzora)
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This past fall, my husband Dan and I moved into our first home. When we bought our home we knew…

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12155_10101034329068193_2109195832_n (1) D’var Torah: Rabbi Ravid Tilles (Tazria)
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This week we read the portion of Tazria, which furthers the themes of the preceding chapters of Leviticus: purity and impurity….

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D’var Torah: Esther Rosi-Kessel (Shemini)
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My parsha, Parshat Shemini, in the book of Leviticus, begins with the inauguration of the Mishkan, the traveling Tabernacle. During…

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MazaL TOV! CONGRA Schechter Students Receive High Honors!
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Several teams representing Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary…

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Jacob_Pinnolis_19 D’var Torah: Jacob Pinnolis (Tzav)
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There is a striking repetition near the opening of Tsav, this week’s parashah, as the work of the priests is…

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elan-babchuck D’var Torah: Rabbi Elan Babchuck (Vayikra)
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As the book of Vayikra begins, we read that God calls out to Moses in order to give him instructions to share…

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