21 Apr 2017

Download a printer friendly version here. ***NEW: TO LISTEN TO AN AUDIO READING OF THE HAFTARA – CLICK HERE*** Dear Readers, I want to thank you for sharing these insights on the haftara with me each week. The haftara essays tend to be longer than my previous parasha essays…

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01 Apr 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. ‘What is lovely never dies, but passes into other loveliness’ — Thomas Bailey Aldrich The day of the Mishkan’s inauguration was the day that G-d descended to rest prominently within the nation of Israel. It was a day on which the hopes of…

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17 Apr 2015

Shemini 5775: Out of Bounds It is said that love should know no bounds. We are taught that it should be all embracing, indiscriminate and unconditional. These points may indeed be true when speaking of the extent of the love we feel for someone for whom we care. Yet,…

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