30 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 afternoon knows what the morning never suspected’.  — Robert Frost Judges 11:1-33  Synopsis  We find Israel immersed in a matter of oppression and controversy with the Amonite population…

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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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26 Jun 2015

Hukat 5775: Trappings  “The general root of superstition: namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other.”  — Sir Francis Bacon When life gets difficult, or even threatens to do so, we not…

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26 Jun 2014

“A new truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” — Max Planck If we were to meet someone who thought that the sun revolved…

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