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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. […]

Amona and the “Regulation Law”: Another Yassamnik Expulsion!

February 1st, 2017

As the cruel, merciless Yassamnikim descend upon Amona, I read this AM where the “Regulation Law” passed 2nd and 3rd readings in committee, but will not be voted on until Monday, 6 February. By then, all of residents of Amona will have been displaced and their homes bulldozed and destroyed. Thank You Bibi and Bennett! […]

Parshat Lech Lecha 5777: Avraham Avinu’s Aliyah and Our Times Compelling the Jews’ En-Masse Return Home to Eretz Yisrael

November 4th, 2016

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua, Lech Lecha is sponsored by Yirmi and Rochelle Gold and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh who dedicate this vort to all Olim who now live in Eretz Yisrael. To the Gold family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a […]

Parshat Eikev 5776: Connecting the Eikev Mitzvot and “This Mitzvah” and the Centrality of Shabbos

August 19th, 2016

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Eikev is being sponsored by R’ Joel and Shelly Padowitz of Ramat Beit Shemesh in thanks to Hashem for all the kindness He has bestowed upon us. To the Padowitz family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses and good wishes. You can celebrate […]

Parshat Korach 5776: Practical Lessons from Korach’s Rebellion for Today’s Contending Leadership Entities

June 25th, 2016

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Korach is being co-sponsored anonymously L’ilui Nishmas for the Yahrtzeit of Aharon ben Yosef z”l as well as by R’ Barak and Sarah Schecter L’ilui Nishmas for Aviv ben Yair z”l. To our anonymous co-sponsor and to the Schecter family, many thanks for your co-sponsorships and for […]

Parshat Tazria 5776: Man, Animal and Their Sequence in Torah; Today’s Context?

April 2nd, 2016

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Tazria is being sponsored by Ayton & Ayelet Lefkowitz and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh to honor the memory of Ayton’s grandmothers: Chana Michla bas Zeev Yitzchak and Miriam bas Avraham, both of blessed memory. To the Lefkowitz family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your […]

Purim 5776: Our Collective Matzav Today: It’s True Causes?

March 19th, 2016

Shalom Friends; Our Purim vort is being sponsored by Mutti & Michelle Frankel of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for Hotsolocha to their entire family. To the Frankel 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 […]

Parshat Vayakhel 5776: The Mishkan, Shabbos vs “Separation of Religion and State” in a Jewish Sovereignty

February 27th, 2016

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Vayakhel is being co-sponsored by Rabbi Raphael and Vivianne Willig and family dedicated in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of his nephew Yehoshua Willig and Rabbi Barak and Honey Saffer and family dedicated lilui nishmas for Barak’s Mother Yita Trana bat Yitzchak. Both families are from Ramat Beit […]

Parshat Tetzaveh 5776: Teshuvah and the Oil of Illumination

February 13th, 2016

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Tetzaveh is being sponsored by Yossie and Elisheva Schulman and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for continued refuah shlaima for Yishaya Shalom ben Malka Gittel. To the Schulman family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a […]

Parshat Sh’mot 5776: Coalescing Historical Accounts of the Evolution of Jewish Enslavement in Mitzrayim, Lessons for Today?

December 26th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua — Parshat Sh’mot is being sponsored by Yitzchak and Leyla Gross of Wynnewood, PA to commemorate the Yahrtzeit of Yitzchak’s Mother: Chaya Yita Sarah Bat Aharon. To Mishpochat Gross, many thanks for your sponsorship, your kindnesses through the years in helping facilitate Sefer Torah recycling, and for your […]