Archive for the 'Commentary & Human Interest' Category

Parshat Vayikra 5777: Moshe, Modesty and Humility and Modern-Day Paradigms

March 23rd, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat Vayikra is being sponsored by Shirley and Stanley Schwartz of Toronto and Delray Beach, Florida and Ruth Meides of Florida dedicated Lilui Nishmas for the recent passing (9 Adar 5777) of my Father, Me’ir ben Shabtai. To the my Aunts and Uncle, many thanks for your sponsorship, for your continued kindnesses […]

Parshiyot Vayakhel/Pekudei 5777: Shabbos: Key to a Jew’s Faith in Hashem, Gateway to Righteousness and All Dimensions of Yiddishkeit

March 18th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Vayakhel/Pekudei is being sponsored by Steven and Debra Glanz and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for the success of their children. 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 […]

Parshat Ki Tisa 5777: Pleading from the Essence of the Soul

March 13th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Ki Tisa is being sponsored Reuven and Socotta Shefi-gal of Moshav Aderet lilui nishmas Reuven’s Dad Rav Avraham Moshe ben Rav Elchanan Yochanan. To the Shefi-gal family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, […]

Purim 5777: Laying Groundwork for Redemptive Action — Then and Now

February 28th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Purim vort is being co-sponsored by Shlomo and Shoshana Weis of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for a refuah shleima for Rachel bat Chaya Perel and by an anonymous co-sponsor dedicated for kol Klal Yisrael. To the Weis family and our anonymous co-sponsor, many thanks for your co-sponsorships and for your continued kindnesses. […]

Parshat Tetzaveh 5777: Purification of the Oil of Illumination — Its Meaning for Am Yisrael Today

February 28th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parsha Tetzaveh is being sponsored David and Tzippora Leichter of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for a refuah shleima for Tamar Adina bat Kayna Shulamit and for sister-in-law Aliza Rifka bat Henya. To the Leichter family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate […]

Parshat Terumah 5777: Man’s Intent, Will and Actions and The “Crown of a Good Name”

February 25th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parsha Terumah is being sponsored anonymously dedicated in memory of Shmuel Zainvel ben Baruch z”l. To the anonymous sponsor and family, blessings and 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 […]

Parshat Mishpatim 5777: The Placement of Sanhedrin Visa Vi The Beit Hamikdash

February 18th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parsha Mishpatim is being sponsored by Baruch and Yaffa Swinkin and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated lilui nishmas for Baruch’s grandfather Micha’el ben Yaakov. To the Swinkin family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a […]

Parshat Yithro 5777: Teshuvah, Chesed and Wisdom — With Life’s Breath, It’s Never Too Late

February 11th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parsha Yithro is being sponsored by Dr. Dov and Debbie Rosen and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for hatslocha for children of Ramat Beit Shemesh.. To the Rosen family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, […]

Parshat Beshalach 5777: Future or Present Tense; One or Two Crossings of the Reed Sea?

February 4th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parsha Beshalach is being sponsored by R’ Moshe and Marla Braun (Moshe Braun – Fine Judaic Art) and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh in honor of Marla’s birthday on 14th Sh’vat. To the Braun family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate […]

Parshat Bo 5777: The Two Bloods — Bris Milah, Korban Pesach — a Paradigm Validating Worthiness in Our Times?

January 28th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua — Parshat Bo is being sponsored by Ayton and Ayelet Lefkowitz of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated Lilui Nishmas Ayton’s Grandmothers: Chana Michla bas Zeev Yitzchak and Miriam bas Avraham and his Grandfather Klonimus Yechezkel ben Yehuda. To Mishpochat Lefkowitz, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. […]