Chukat by Al Kohn

Delivered: June 15, 2013 by Al Kohn Parashat: Chukat – Num. 19:1 – 22:1 Verses 1-2 of chapter 20 of this parashat, Chukat are as follows: 1 The Israelites arrived in a body at the wilderness of Zin on the first new moon, and the people stayed at Kadesh. Miriam...

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Sh’lach L’cha by Al Kohn

Delivered: June 1, 2013 by Al Kohn Parashat: Sh’lach L’cha – Numbers 13:1 – 15:41 At the insistence of the children of Israel, and with God’s’ permission, Moses sends twelve scouts, one from each tribe, to investigate Canaan. Anticipating trouble, Moshe changes Hoshea’s name to Joshua, expressing a prayer that...

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B’midbar by Al Kohn

Delivered: May 11, 2013 by Al Kohn Parashat: B’midbar- Numbers 1:1 – 4:20 A part of this D’var Torah, mainly the biblical references, was initially written by Rabbi Yoel H. Kahn of Congregation Beth El in Berkeley, California. On 5/15/10 he authored a commentary on this Torah portion B’midbar on...

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Bo by Al Kohn

Delivered: January 19, 2013 by Al Kohn Parashat: Bo – Exodus 10:1 – 13:16 CHAPTER 13 of this Torah portion is as follows: 3 And Moses said unto the people: ‘Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage; for by strength of...

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Vayishlach by Al Kohn

Delivered: December 1, 2012 by Al Kohn Parashat: Vayishlach – Genesis 32:4 – 36:43 Many years after his marriages to Rachel and Leah, Jacob received word from God that it was time to return home. Jacob sent messengers ahead to meet his brother Esau. “Tell him that his servant Jacob...

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