D’vrei Torah

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

Va’eira: The Heavy Heart

January 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

This second portion of the book of Exodus tells the story of the tensions between Pharaoh, Moses and the people. The “let my people go” theme rests throughout the [Read more...]

Mi-Keitz: A Famine…But Where?

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Torah portion this week, Mi-keitz, discusses the dream interpretation ability of Joseph that allows for his rise to a position of power in Egypt. We also confront a [Read more...]

Va’Yetzei: One Step At A Time

November 25, 2014 // 1 Comment

Genesis 28:10 finds us with one of the most famous stories of Torah. Jacob is fleeing to Haran on the “advice” of his mother Rebecca. Esau, whose blessing Jacob [Read more...]
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