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Torah Portion – Tetzaveh

Torah Portion – Tetzaveh

By Shlomo Riskin The Torah portion of Tetzaveh is dedicated to Aaron and his children, the High Priest and the Holy Temple priesthood. We are given a precise description of… Read more »

A Glastonbury rabbi turns a mystery into a mitzvah

A Glastonbury rabbi turns a mystery into a mitzvah

By Menachem Posner Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky traveled an hour each way on Jan. 10 to perform a graveside funeral for a man he had never met. Eight of the other… Read more »

TorahPortion – Mishpatim

TorahPortion – Mishpatim

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb   My grandfather, Max Hartman, came to America at the turn of the 20th century but remained totally observant of all Jewish religious practices. He… Read more »

Torah Portion – Mishpatim

Torah Portion – Mishpatim

By Shlomo Riskin   If two religiously observant Jews are engaged in a disagreement that has financial ramifications, are they permitted to go to a secular court to arbitrate their… Read more »

Torah Portion – Yitro

Torah Portion – Yitro

By Shlomo Riskin “The Lord descended on Mount Sinai… and Moses went up…And the Lord said to Moses, ‘Go down’…”  (Exodus 19:21) The verses immediately preceding the Decalogue Revelation at… Read more »

Torah Portion – Beshalach

Torah Portion – Beshalach

By Shlomo Riskin The miracle at the Re(e)d Sea was expressed through song: the song sung by Moses and the Children of Israel and the song sung by Miriam with… Read more »

Torah Portion – Bo

Torah Portion – Bo

By Shlomo Riskin When your children will say to you, ‘What is this service to you?’You shall say, “It is the Passover service to God”’ Why does the author of… Read more »

TORAH PORTION: Vayehi

TORAH PORTION: Vayehi

                                                           … Read more »

Knishes for your Knitchen

Knishes for your Knitchen

By Mark Meitkiewicz Of all the challenges the Jewish people have had to overcome throughout the ages, this is NOT one of them. But oy, what a nuisance it has… Read more »

Torah Portion – Vayigash

Torah Portion – Vayigash

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb I have been blessed with many fine teachers. She was one of the best. Her name was Mrs. Lachmann. She taught an advanced course in… Read more »

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