Parshat Emor 5775: The Kohanim: Paradigm of Spiritual Unity, Constancy of Service, Chessed, Truth Purity — for Am Yisrael, and All Mankind

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Emor is being co-sponsored by R’ Mordechai & Gila Bernstein who wish a full, complete refuah shleima for Chaim Yechiel ben Malka (Rothman), and Aron and Vered Cohen of Ramat Beit Shemesh. The Cohens dedicate their co-sponsorship Lilui Nishmas Shmuel Avraham ben David, Guy Shalem ben Yehudah and Yitzchak ben Eza. To the Bernstein and Cohen families, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. [...]  Click here to read more.

Baruch Dayan Emet: Hespid for my Mother Claire Burt: Chaya bat Zalman

Niferet 11 April, 2015, 22 Nissan 5775

I’ve learned, and written a great deal about Aaron HaKohen Godol’s constancy of service in the Mishkan, the Ohel Mo’ed, the Tent of Meeting in Bamidbar, the desert (the Mishkan being the forerunner of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem built by King Solomon) in the forty years following the Yetziyot Mitzrayim, the liberation of the Jews from bondage in Egypt.

If I were to boil down to a few words, the attributes of my Mother, a bat Kohen, those words would match the attributes of Aaron HaKohen: constancy of service, kindness, humility, efficiency, the ability to elicit the implicit trust of others.  [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshiyot Acharei Mos, Kedoshim 5775: The Kohen Gadol: Paradigm for B’nai Yisrael, as a Paradigm for all Mankind

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Parshiyot Acharei Mos/Kedoshim is being sponsored by David and Julie Morris of Ramat Beit Shemesh Lilui Nishmas theYarhtzeit of Julie’s Mother’s Yahrtzeit Shulamit Devorah bat Rav Shimshon Raphael z”l, for the recent passing of Chaya bat Zalman and for Refuah Shlaima L’Cholei Yisrael. To the Morris family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshiyot Tazria, Metzora 5775: Tzara’as, the Metzora and the “Meeting Halfway” Between Kohen and Metzora

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshiyot HaShevua Tazria, Metzora is being sponsored by Steven and Debra Glanz of Ramat Beit Shemesh and dedicated for a speedy, full and complete Refuah Shlaima for Chaim Yechiel ben Malka (Rothman). To the Glanz family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshat Shemini 5775: Arrogance and Subjective Arbitrariness –Then and Now

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Shemini is sponsored by Donny and Elisheva Fein in honor of the 25th anniversary of Donny’s Bar Mitzvah: Parshat Shemini. To the Fein family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate aYahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua.

Please forward to your relatives and friends and encourage them to sponsor a Parshat HaShevua. And please be in contact with me with any questions, or for further details. [...]  Click here to read more.