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Posted in Dvar Torah, on December 23, 2014

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Torah

 

Bereshit

 

Bereshit

Bereshit Sam Zitin
Everything Needs a Good Origin Story
 – Sam Zitin

Noach

noach penny pazornick
Translating the Tower of Babel
 – Penny Pazornick

Noach Corrine Malachi
They’re Small, But Raindrops Add Up
 – Corrine Malachi

Lech Lecha

lech lecha rabbi dave
Communal Unity
 – Rabbi Dave Felsenthal

Ari Segal Lech Lecha
Fresh Like Bread, Fine Like Wine
– Rabbi Ari Segal

Vayeira

Vayeira Rabbi Jon Green
Keeping the Faith
 – Rabbi Jon Green

Vayeira Marc Fein
Anyone Can Be Like Avraham Avinu
– Marc Fein

Chayei Sarah

Nechama Kamelhar Chayei Sarah
Miracles & Recovery
 – Nechama Kamelhar

Avi Schwartz Chayei Sarah
Meet the In-Laws
– Avi Schwartz

Toldot


What Can We Learn From Esau?
 – Avi Schwartz

Nechama Kamelhar Toldot
Instant Soup or Slow Cooking?
– Nechama Kamelhar

Vayeitzei

Vayeitzei Rabbi Ben Gonsher
Making Deals With G-d
 – Rabbi Ben Gonsher

61 Vayeitzei Aaron Chaim Larson
Climb Ever Higher But Pace Yourself
 – Rabbi Aharon Chaim Larson

Vayishlach

Vayishlach Rabbi Jack Melul
The Best of Your Abilities – Rabbi Jack Melul

62 Rabbi Joe O Vayishlach
Dots on a Kiss
– Rabbi Dr. Joseph S. Ozarowski

Vayeishev

Vayeishev Rabbi Aaron Greenberg
Missing in Action
 – Rabbi Aaron Greenberg

63 R Akiva Naiman - Vayeishev
Once a Leader, Always a Leader
– Rabbi Akiva Naiman

Mikeitz

64 Rabbi Zucker - Mikeitza
Fighting Pharaoh’s Injustice Without Ego
– Rabbi Moshe Zucker

Vayigash

Vayigash Yardena Bannett
An Awkward Family Reunion
– Yardena Bannett

Yoni Colman Parshat Vayigash
Teshuva, Self-Control, and Makings of Redemption
– Yoni Colman

Vayechi

Vayechi Elliot Tanzman
Changing History
– Elliot Tanzman

VaYechi - Devora Weinstock
Surprise! A Sedate Season Finale
– Devora Weinstock

Shemot

 

Shemot

Shemot Keevy Fried
What Makes a Good Person Great?
 – Keevy Fried

Shemot Dana Sicherman
Pay It Back: An Attitude of Gratitude
– Dana Sicherman

Va’eira

Vaeira Ari Hoffman
From Plagues to Redemption
– Ari Hoffman

Vaeira Rabbi Adi Isaacs
Can You Beat Angry Frogs?
– Rabbi Adi Isaacs

Bo

Bo Mordi Spero
Moses, You’re the Man
– Mordi Spero

Bo Rabbi Yehuda Maryles
Stuck Between A Frog and a Hard Place
– Rabbi Yehuda Maryles

Bishalach

Beshalach Rabbi Rovinsky
Exodus and Empathy
– Rabbi Rovinsky

Bishalach Ari Ziegler
Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due
– Ari Ziegler

Yitro

Yitro Rabbi Weissman
Owning Your Obstacles
– Rabbi Moshe Dovid Weissman

Mishpatim

Mishpatim Scott Shulman
If Not Now, When?
– Scott Shulman

Mishpatim Jonathan Teitelbaum
Hear Freedom Ring
– Jonathan Teitelbaum

Teruma

Terumah Shira Neuman
What’s Your Har Sinai Moment?
– Shira Neuman

Teruma Rabbi Burg
This Is Your Time
– Rabbi Mordechai Burg

Tetzaveh

Tetzaveh Meira Spivak
Spiritual Scrabble for the Kohanim
– Meira Spivak

Tetzaveh Rabbi Phil Karesh
Let Out the Light
–  Rabbi Phil Karesh

Ki Tisa

Ki Tisa Ari Ziegler
Would Moses Have Had You Schlep in During a Blizzard?
– Ari Ziegler

Ki Tisa Rabbi Rosenstein
Wipe Out vs Write Out
– Rabbi Moshe Rosenstein

Vayakhel

Vayakhel Rabbi Akiva Naiman
How Is Building the Mishkan Trickier Than Creating the Universe?
– Rabbi Akiva Naiman

Vayakhel-Pekudei Natan Brownstein
A Gift for Giving
– Natan Brownstein

Pekudei

Pekudei Rabbi Glenn Black
Why Is Vav So Essential to Our Communities?
– Rabbi Glenn Black

Vayikra

 

Vayikra

Vayikra Rabbi Ari Strulowitz
How Is Doing a Voluntary Mitzvah Like Wearing a Snazzy Outfit?
– Rabbi Ari Strulowitz

Vayikra Chaim Strassman
The Feeling’s Mutual
– Chaim Strassman

Tzav

Tzav Rabbi Azriel Rosner
An Internal & Eternal Flame
– Rabbi Azriel Rosner

Shemini

Shemini Rabbi Phil Karesh
Pleasures of the Plate
– Rabbi Phil Karesh

Shemini Rabbi Jesse Horn
A Vision of Greatness
– Rabbi Jesse Horn

Tazriah

Tazriah Rabbi Leshak
Will You Chase the Pack or Are You Being Chased?
– Rabbi Lashak

Metzorah

Metzorah Rabbi Yehoshua Kohl
Please Don’t Eat Your Words
– Rabbi Yehoshua Kohl

Acharei Mot

Acharei Mot Rabbi Gideon Black
Choosing a Freedom and Taking Flight
– Rabbi Gideon Black

Kedoshim

Kedoshim Rabbi Dov Emerson
How Do You Define Holiness?
– Rabbi Dov Emerson

Emor

Emor Rabbi Ari Goldberg
Calendar Rhythms and Counting the Omer
– Rabbi Ari Goldberg

Behar

Behar Rabbi Darren Levin
Whose Slaves After Egypt?
– Rabbi Darren Levin

Bechukotai

Bamidbar

 

Bamidbar

Bamidbar Hillel Bierbrier
Flags That Separate and Unite
– Hillel Bierbrier

Naso

Naso Rabbi Yaakov Glasser
Different Paths, Same Korban
– Rabbi Yaakov Glasser

Beha’alotcha

Shlach

Frankiel Small thumb
Where Do You Choose to Sit?
– Rabbi Yaakov Frankiel

Korach

Korach Josh Cohen
It’s All From Hashem
– Josh Cohen

Chukat

Chukat Avi Levy
The Sum of Old Fears
 – Avi Levy

Balak

Balak Carol Rhine
Instant Messengers’ Service
– Carol Rhine

Pinchas

Pinchas Amanda Esraelian
Living Through the Just and Unjust
– Amanda Esraelian

Matot

Matot Rabbi Chaim Loike
Surviving a Spiritual Severing
– Rabbi Chaim Loike

Maasei

Maasei Rabbi Judah Hulkower
The Journey Is the Destination
– Rabbi Judah Hulkower

Devarim

 

Devarim

Dvarim Rabbi Fried
Ages to Build, a Moment to Tear Down
– Rabbi Tuvia Fried

VaEtchanan

Karen Hochhauser VaEtnchanan
Keep Calm and Chessed On
 – Karen Hochhauser

Eikev

Eikev Shoshana Polakoff
The Backstory Behind Bentching
– Shoshana Polakoff

Re’eh

Rabbi Elliot Hecht Reeh
When Money Is No Object
 – Rabbi Elliot Hecht

Shoftim


Judgements Then & Now
 – Rabbi Marchuck

Shoftim Rabbi Dinovitzer
Moshe For President
– Rabbi Dinovitzer

Ki Teitzei


Shepherds of Parshat Ki Teitzei
 – Hart Levine

Ki Teitzei Rabbi Arieh Freidner
The Infinite Road of Elul
– Rabbi Arieh Friedner

Ki Tavo

Ki Tavo Rabbi Dani Appel
Happiness & Satisfaction
– Rabbi Dani Appel

Ki Tavo Yisroel Kaminetsky
To Strengthen Another’s Hand
– Rabbi Yisroel Kaminetsky

Nitzavim-Vayelech

Nitzavim-Vayelech Rabbi Jack Abramowitz
Parshat Nitzavim-Vayelech and Leadership
– Rabbi Jack Abramowitz

Nitzavim Vayelech Rabbi Glenn Black
Torah That Flows Like Water
– Rabbi Glenn Black

Haazinu

Haazinu Rabbi Boshnack
Moses’s “Swan Song” & Hindsight
– Rabbi Boshnack

V’zot Habracha

Holidays

 

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah Tzali Freedman
New Year Resolutions
– Rabbi Tzali Freedman

 Rosh Hashanah Rabbi Jon Green
The Day We Are Recreated Each Year
– Rabbi Jon Green

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur Shoshana Charnoff
How Is Yom Kippur Like a Mikvah?
– Shoshana Charnoff


Prepare Your Three Tools For Teshuvah
 – Rabbi Dovid Cohen

Sukkot

Sukkot Cheses
About Sukkot, Sinatra Was a Sage
 – Rabbi Noah and Sarah Cheses

Sukkot Rabbi David Markowitz
The Pursuit of Happiness
– Rabbi David Markowitz

Simchat Torah

Chanukkah

Thanksgivukkah Rachel Prero
Thoughts for Thanksgivukkah
 – Rachel Prero

Tu B’Shvat

Tu B'shvat Rabbi Torczyner
When Should We Celebrate Tu B’Shvat?
– Rabbi Torczyner

Purim

Purim Rabbi Greenland
How Is Jewish Time Like a Circle?
– Rabbi Micah Greenland

Pesach

Pesach Rabbi Stolper
In Every Generation
– Rabbi Pinchas Stopler

79 Pesach Rabbi Micah Greenland
Children of Redemption
– Rabbi Micah Greenland

Lag B’Omer

Lag BaOmer Aryeh Kaplan
Tapping Into the Inner Fire
– Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

Shavuot

Topics in Judaism

Mashiv HaRuach Ariel Pardo
Pray For Rain or Rivers?
– Ariel Pardo

Werfel
Rabbi Werfel on Witnessing the Cheshvan 5775 Har Nof Terrorist Attack
– Rabbi Joe Werfel