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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12 Aug 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. “Israel…Where there will one day be peace but never quiet.” — Natalie Portman In 2006 Alan Dershowitz published a collection of eighty essays by writers, performers, scholars, journalists and politicians entitled ‘What Israel Means to Me’. It is a remarkable book that I cherish…

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24 Jul 2015

Debarim/Hazon 5775: Into the Deep “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.” — Elizabeth Kubler Ross Along with Tisha BeAb come feelings that are, at the least, unpleasant….

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31 Jul 2014

The book of Devarim is different from the other books of the Torah in that rather than being G-d’s words, it is comprised mainly of Moshe’s own words. It is his personal Mishne Torah (review of the Torah) that comes from the perspective of his own heart and mind….

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