2020 A Year of Miracles – If We Put Our Foot in The Water

2020 A Year of Miracles – If We Put Our Foot in The Water

By Rabbi Nico Socolovsky Despite Hanukkah Songs, in our tradition miracles aren’t an act of cosmic magic they rather describe faithful, courageous and wise actions in very difficult circumstances. The miracle of the red sea would not have materialized if it wasn’t for Nachshon Ben Aminadav … A human who was willing to take a risk, someone who understood that…

Toldot

Toldot

By: Mark Silverstein Genesis 25.19 to 28.9 November 21, 2020 Possibly the most amazing thing about this parsha is its timing. Like the hundred-year plague we’re experiencing now, the thirteenth month or certain people admitting they’re wrong, the stars must be perfectly aligned for a parsha to match the one we are currently discussing in Torah Study. Those of you…

Judaism need not be Partisan, but it must be Political- Rabbi Daniel Levine

Judaism need not be Partisan, but it must be Political- Rabbi Daniel Levine

By: Rabbi Daniel Levine If you ask a historian why the Second Jewish Commonwealth was destroyed in 70 CE they will tell you that an encroaching and superior Roman army wanted control of Jerusalem as a strategic center in their wider conquest of the area. Jewish tradition, however, tells of a different story. The Talmud tells of multiple Jewish sectarian…