18 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 Behar-Behukotai 5777: Zombie Universe ‘My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth’s loveliness’. — Michelangelo Jeremiah 16:19 – 17:14  Synopsis Yirmiyahu opens…

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03 Jun 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. Behukotai 5776: Strings Attached We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers. — Seneca As we close the book of Vayikra with the reading of Perashat Behukotai a…

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15 May 2014

Behukotai is not an easy parasha to read. There is the obvious reason — its graphic presentation of harrowing events that a disobedient Jewish people might suffer — but even its other portions are charged with an intensity that brings us a significant level of uneasiness as well.  By…

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