D’var – Ha’azinu – Joe Nalven

Ha’azinu [Listen]  Deuteronomy 32 DVAR  /   Shabbat Shuvah   /   September 21, 2017 by Joe Nalven            For the last several years I’ve given a dvar on Shabbat Shuva. Each year I take a different direction.           Last year, I considered the various ways that we can read Deuteronomy 31, verse

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Dvar by Joseph Oppenheimer

Dvar by Joseph Oppenheimer, July 8, 2017, at the Beth Israel Minyan marking the 77th anniversary of his bar mitzvah Shabbat shalom! I feel blessed to be here today to celebrate with this minyan and my family and friends the 77th anniversary of my bar mitzvah. The world is a far

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“Tzav” by Louise Winheld

D’var Torah for Mar 26, 2016: “Tzav” [Lev 6:1 – 8:36] SHABBAT SHALOM! This week’s portion, called Tzav which means command or order, repeats with additional details the laws of sacrifices that were presented in last week’s Parashat Vayikra. In this week’s portion we learn about the sacrifices for the

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Parashat:  Metzora Lev by Al Kohn

Presented by Al Kohn on 04/16/2016 This week’s Torah portion is Metzora (מצורע), a word that means “leper.” or “one being diseased.” The word appears in the second verse of the reading, which says, “This is the law concerning the leper when he is purified and placed under the jurisdiction

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