Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774
Mishpatim, Exodus 21:1-24:18
By:
Rabbi Adam Zeff
Through the ancient case of the goring ox, this week's Torah reading examines whether people bear responsibility for things that might be related to what they do, but not the direct result of human action.
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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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