15 Sep 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. “Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to merely keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world’s view…

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08 Sep 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. I was sitting in my study, looking intently at a small glass vase. The vase contained only three flowers-a full-blown Belle of Portugal rose, shell pink with a hint…

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01 Sep 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. If the sky that we look upon Should tumble and fall And the mountains should crumble to the sea I won’t cry, I won’t cry, no I won’t shed…

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25 Aug 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. “For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty…

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17 Aug 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. Who trusted God was love indeed And love Creation’s final law Tho’ Nature, red in tooth and claw With ravine, shriek’d against his creed — Alfred Lord Tennyson Isaiah…

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11 Aug 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. Haftara for Ekeb 5777 : Lifeline ‘All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. — Alexandre Dumas  Isaiah 49:14-51:3  Synopsis  For seven weeks after the…

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03 Aug 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click here listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. Haftara for Va’ethanan-Nahamu 5777: Recovery “The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with…

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27 Jul 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. Haftara for Debarim-Hazon 5777: Do it Right “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference, The opposite of beauty is not ugliness, it’s indifference, The opposite of faith…

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13 Jul 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck ‘There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify – so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that…

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12 Jul 2017

The final census of the Torah occurs in Parashat Pinhas. It appears, though, in a peculiar way (Bamidbar 26:1). There is a paragraph break in the middle of the pasuk! The pasuk begins “After the plague concluded,” and then upon starting a new paragraph the verse concludes “And G-d…

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