From The Rabbi’s Study… Shabbat December 4, 2020/15 Kislev 5781

From The Rabbi’s Study… Shabbat December 4, 2020/15 Kislev 5781 Torah: Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-35:29) Haftarah:(Obadiah 1:1-21) Hanukkah First Night will be Thursday, December 10, 2020/25 Kislev 5781 The Torah portion has Jacob wrestling with an man-angel who changes his name to Israel. Jacob and Esau meet and part peacefully, Dinah, the daughter of Leah and…

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From the Rabbi’s Study… Shabbat November 27, 2020/11 Kislev 5781

Torah: Vayetze(Genesis 28:10-32:3) Haftarah:(Hosea 12:13-14:10) Have A Happy Thanksgiving   The Torah Portion.      Yirah: the awe of G-d… When Jacob awakens from his heavenly dream, his first words are: “Surely G-d is in this place, and I did not know it” (Genesis 28:16). Our rabbis tell us that no vision in life will ever come…

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Rabbi’s Drash Nov. 13, 2020

From the Rabbi’s Study…Shabbat November 13, 2020/26 Cheshvan 5781 Torah: Chaye Sarah (Genesis 23:1 -25:18) Haftarah:(I Kings 1:1-31) Veterans Day was celebrated on November 11th. To All our Veterans, Thank You for your service and protecting our Nation and people.      This Shabbat the Torah parsha is Chaye Sarah, the life of Sarah, however it…

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Rabbi’s Drash for Nov. 6, 2020

From  The Rabbi’s STUDY… Shabbat November 6, 2020/19 Cheshvan 5781 Torah: Vayera (Genesis 18:1-22:24) Haftarah: (II Kings 4:1-37) This Shabbat has the Torah parsha of Abraham greeting three visiting strangers and he shows them hospitality. Abraham also intercedes for the city of Sodom, but is unsuccessful. Lot, Abraham’s nephew escapes the destruction, but his wife…

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Rabbi’s Drash for Oct. 29, 2020

From The Rabbi’s Study…Shabbat October 30, 2020/12 Cheshvan 5781 Torah:Lekh Lekha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) Haftarah (Isaiah 40:27-41:16)      The Torah summary is quite long… Abram is called to leave his family and city of Haran in Mesopotamia. G-d appears to Abram in Canaan and tells him this land will be assigned to him and his heirs.…

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OCt. 23, 2020

From The Rabbi’s Study…Shabbat October 23, 2020/5 Cheshvan 5781 Torah: Noah (Genesis 6:9-11:32) Haftarah:(Isaiah 54-55:5)      The Torah relates the tenth generation after Adam and Chava(Eve) is Noah. G-d decides to destroy the wicked world by means of a flood. G-d chooses Noah, a righteous man, and his family to be saved. Noah, his family,…

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Oct. 16, 2020

From the Rabbi’s Study…Shabbat October 16, 2020/28 Tishrei 5781 Torah: Bereishit (Genesis 1-6:8) Haftarah: (Isaish 42:5-43:10) Since last week we had Simchat Torah, when we read the final words of the Torah and start the Torah in a single breath. The Torah is never ending, however it is the life of our people. Bereishit tells…

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