D’vrei Torah

A monthly commentary relating Torah to learning about Jewish sacred aging.

Devarim: So Near, Yet So Far!

July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

This Shabbat we begin the final book of Torah. Deuteronomy is a grand summary of the Israelites sojourn, both physcially and spiritually. Moses, in a series of discourses, [Read more...]

Chukat:The Yoke of Perfection?

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

This portion of Torah, Chukat (Numbers 19 ff) represents one of the more challenging sections of Torah. we are commanded in the first verses of Numbers 19 to take a [Read more...]

Naso: The Art of Blessing

May 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

This week, in Parasha Naso, we encounter one of the most famous passages of Torah. In Numbers 6 we read what is called the “priestly benediction”. God speaks to [Read more...]
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