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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07 Jul 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation. — Arsène Wenger (Manager,…

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23 Jun 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea…

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16 Jun 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck   ‘The first duty of love is to listen’. — Paul Tillich Joshua 2:1-24 Synopsis Yehoshua sends two spies to survey the region of Yeriho in Canaan. The men…

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26 May 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 Bemidbar 5777: The Desert of the Real   “One is unable to notice something when it is always before one’s eyes.”  — Ludwig Wittgenstein  Hoshea 2:1-22 Synopsis…

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04 May 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. AUDIO RECORDING: Please click HERE to listen to this weeks audio recording read by Norman Lebrecht. Norman is a British commentator on music and cultural affairs, a novelist, and the author of the classical music blog Slipped Disc. He is also a member of the S&P Sephardi Community….

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05 Aug 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. “Some things are too important to be taken seriously.” ― Oscar Wilde For forty years the Children of Israel wandered through the desert not knowing what the next day would bring. No itinerary was made available and no information was provided regarding the…

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22 Jul 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. Balak 5776: Of Care and Acquaintances Ac·quaint·ance – an individual with whom one has been in contact but who is not a close friend. As Israel approached the land of their forefathers, there were several surrounding nations that they had to fight…

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14 Jul 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. Hukat 5776: A Matter of Life and Death “There is a gust of eternity in every fleeting moment.” ― Marty Rubin Reading Parashat Hukat, it seems that almost everything in it is a life and death issue. Its first verses open with the Para…

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08 Jul 2016

To view the printer friendly version click here. Korah 5776 All of Me “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.”  — Oscar Wilde No sooner had the Children of Israel begun serving their forty year penalty for the…

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