17 Aug 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. Please click HERE to listen to this week’s audio recording read by Rabbi Joseph Dweck. Who trusted God was love indeed And love Creation’s final law Tho’ Nature, red in tooth and claw With ravine, shriek’d against his creed — Alfred Lord Tennyson Isaiah…

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02 Sep 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. ‘Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre’. —Albert Camus  ‘We are kept from our goal not by obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal’. — Robert Brault The striking opening of perashat Re’eh puts forth a vision for the Children of…

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13 Aug 2015

Re’eh 5775: Mirror, Mirror “I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.”  — Walt Whitman We often think of humans as being naturally selfish and driven towards personal gain. After all, we are biologically driven for genetic survival and the fittest…

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22 Aug 2014

“For I did not speak to your fathers on the day that I freed them from Egypt about offerings and sacrifices.” (Yirmiyah 7:22)  There are points in Moshe’s swan song that get technical. In perashat Re’eh Moshe details no less than 55 commandments that are to become part of…

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