Archive for May, 2015

Parshat Beha’aloscha 5775 — Aaron HaKohen’s Enthusiasm and Constancy of Service Contrasted with Our Recitation of Aleinu

May 30th, 2015

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua Beha’aloscha is being sponsored by Dr. Dov & Debbie Rosen of Ramat Beit Shemesh with a wish for hatslocha for the children of RBS. To the Rosen family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a […]

Parshat Naso 5775: The Nazir, and Lessons of Nazirut for Our Times

May 24th, 2015

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua Naso is being sponsored anonymously in Ramat Beit Shemesh in honor of all the teachers and gabbaim in the community who serve the community with honor and dedication. To the anonymous donor, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, […]

Rabbi Moshe Levinger z”l and His Connection of Am Yisrael with Eretz Yisrael

May 17th, 2015

by Moshe Burt I was saddened to wake up this morning, Sunday, 17 May, 2015 — 28 Iyyar, 5775 to hear the news that Rabbi Moshe Levinger z”l had passed away at age 80. We all know of R’ Moshe’s immense efforts and contributions toward the establishment of modern-day Jewish presence in Hevron, as well […]

Shavu’ot 5775: Ruth, and Her Legacy: Dovid HaMelech and the Ge’ulah Shleima

May 16th, 2015

Shalom Friends; Our Shavuot vort is being sponsored by Daniel and Amy Michaels of Ramat Beit Shemesh in honor of the upcoming Chassuna of Aharon and Sheina. To the Michaels 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 […]

Parsha Bamidbar 5775: Diversity Within Unity of National Purpose in Our Time

May 16th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Bamidbar is being sponsored by Avraham and Miriam Deutsch of Efrat in commemoration of the Yahrtzeit of Avraham’s parents, Mordechai ben Avraham Aba and Sarah Reetza Bat Tzion bat Avraham Yaakov. The Yahrtzeit of Avraham’s Dad was on Yud Tess Iyar. To the Deutsch family, many thanks for […]

Parshat Bechukotai 5775: The Perils of the Tochochah Today, and Our Failure to Heed

May 9th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Parshat Bechukotai is being sponsored by Dr. Pinchas and Pnina Klahr of Ramat Beit Shemesh Lilui Nishmas for Nasan Karpel ben Shmuel Zanvil Tzvi and Matisyahu ben Yaakov. To the Klahr family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — […]

Parshat Behar 5775; Thoughts on Shemittah, the Ultimate Sovereign of Eretz Yisrael, and Whether Israel Plays “Small-Ball” with Her Divinely Bequeathed Legacy to the Land?

May 2nd, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Parshat Behar is being sponsored by Loren and Sora Deetza Spigelman of Ramat Beit Shemesh who wish a full, complete refuah shleima for Chaim Yechiel ben Malka (Rothman). To the Spigelman family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — […]