Posted on May 20, 2013 by Kayla Higgins
Our bus returned to Jerusalem an hour before Shabbat candle-lighting time. I quickly biked home to shower and light the candles before heading out to my friend’s place for dinner. It was only at twilight, while walking along the Rakevet (the old railroad tracks that cut across the south Jerusalem) and reading from a commentary Continue Reading »
Posted on May 18, 2013 by Jeff Amshalem
From my blog: A nugget from Zeev Wolf of Zhitomir, from Or haMeir on Parshat Naso Everywhere you happen to look and everything you happen to see, even the ugly and the coarse, you should understand that it was not for nothing that God showed you this thing. Rather, it is because you yourself have some lack Continue Reading »
Posted on May 17, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media
This week, Rabbi Alex Israel discusses Parashat Naso in “The Nazirite.” Naso ’73 Shabbat shalom!
Posted on May 10, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media
This week Rabbi Michael Hattin discusses Parashat Bemidbar. Bemidbar ’73 Shabbat shalom!
Posted on May 9, 2013 by Hannah Perlis
פרשת במדבר Parshat Bimidbar Imagine that you are applying for a promotion at work and your dear friend gets that promotion instead of you even though you’ve worked really hard. Do you support that friend, or do you become resentful, and secretly a little jealous? In this week’s Parsha, Bimidbar, after a lengthy census, the Continue Reading »
Posted on May 2, 2013 by Laura Marder
What if What if we were all self absorbed and never helped one another? Could you imagine never grasping a hand if you stumbled, or borrowing a bit of money in a pinch. What would our world look like if we never supported each other? Emotionally. Financially. Physically. Spiritually. Would you ever feel empowered or Continue Reading »
Posted on April 26, 2013 by Aliza Geller
Devar Torah Workshop, Parashat Emor Over the past couple of weeks, students in their first year of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators have been participating in a Devar Torah workshop with DLK (Rabbi David Levin-Kruss). This is the Devar Torah I wrote to be presented at the workshop yesterday, for Parashat Emor. Please keep Continue Reading »
Posted on April 25, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media
This week, Rav Meir Schweiger discusses Parashat Emor in “Laws for the Priests.” emor ’73 Shabbat shalom!
Posted on April 18, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media
This week, Rabbi David Levin-Kruss discusses Parashat Acharei Mot-Kedoshim in “Shatnez.” am-k ’73 Click here for the accompanying source sheet. Shabbat shalom!
Posted on April 18, 2013 by Avi Spodek
Over these past few weeks I have been reading Steven R. Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People as part of my coursework in Jewish educational leadership. Covey’s message and delivery are inspiring, and I highly recommend to this book to anyone and everyone. Its main premise is that leaders are most effective when Continue Reading »