Monthly Archives: January 2017

Shabbat Vaera 5777–Shabbat@Adat Torah Study–The Age of Gevurah

Ready for this? Moses and Aaron are about to confront Pharaoh. God is instructing Moses and Aaron on what to say and do and is describing the events that are about to unfold. Exodus 7:1-13. Out of nowhere, the Torah … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shabbat Parashat Vayechi 5777–Shabbat Torah Study E-Drash–Becoming Your Blessing and Your Best Self

Every new year (January or Tishrei) should begin with blessings. This week’s Torah portion of Vayechi is replete with them. Jacob blesses Joseph’s children Ephraim and Menashe, basically adopting them as his own children. It is in this portion that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shabbat Vayigash 5777–Shabbat Torah Study at Adat Shalom –Why We Are Yehudim

This week’s Parasha includes the great reveal and the reunion of Joseph with his brothers in general and Judah in particular. Joseph is referred to as the Tzaddik—the righteous one. Judah is the brother who recommended that Joseph be sold … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment