D’vrei Torah

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

Tetzaveh: We Are The Light!

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

This week we deal with detailed instructions for the creation of the tablernacle. The opening verse of the portion instructs us to bring beaten oil of olives “for [Read more...]

Terumah: Bring Me Gifts

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

With this Torah portion, “Terumah”, we go deeply into a first set if instructions concerning the construction of the Ark. No detail is spared here and other [Read more...]

BO: Old and Young Together

January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

This weeks Torah Portion, “Bo”, is a sweeping tale that includes the last three plagues as well as mention of the Passover. There has been a great deal of [Read more...]

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...]
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