02 Feb 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Haftara for Bo 5777: Last Man Standing ‘The one place which is full of optimism, whose birthrate is booming along with its economy and is militarily equipped to counter the threats that face it, is Israel. At this rate Israel may be the…

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14 Jan 2016

For a printer friendly version click here. Bo 5776: Tale Ends “The tale of someone’s life begins before they are born.” — Michael Wood, Shakespeare The opening line of Perashat Bo ties freedom to telling tales. God informs Moshe that the events in Egypt were carried out so that…

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23 Jan 2015

“All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable, which makes you see something you weren’t noticing, which makes you see something that isn’t even visible” — Leo Strauss “Be here now” —Ram Dass (Richard Alpert)  Following an onslaught of ten powerful plagues, Egypt buckles from the aftermath of…

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