Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775
Yitro, Exodus 18:1-20:23
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
When we read about revelation, we are not only brought back to Sinai — where it is said that every Jew stood — but we are also given the content of that moment again.
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Beshalach, Exodus 13:17-17:16
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
The Israelites' harried flight from Egypt provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on the human capacity to cope with trauma.
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BO, Exodus 10:1-13:16
By:
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
In Parshat Bo, we finally leave the land of our oppression as free people. What is the purpose of this freedom?
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VA’ERA, Exodus 6:2-9:35
By:
Rabbi Adam Zeff
Moses and the Israelites are deeply discouraged to remain under Pharoah's control, despite following God's instructions. So God shows them the divine attribute of mercy, a tactic that we can apply today whenever we encounter people whose spirits have been crushed by harsh realities.
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SHEMOT, Exodus 1:1-6:1
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
This week's Torah portion is a build-up to Moses' famous "let my people go" demand; confronting the difficulties of oppression and inequality head on is a quality that was displayed repeatedly by the late Nelson Mandela.
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