Tag Archives: Parasha

Parshat Pinchas 5778–Paul Magy’s Shabbat Torah Study in the D — Real Leadership

The stress and pressure of quality leadership can be daunting. It is only manageable because of love and dedication for the mission, the purpose or the people. Knowing that you are leading people in a positive direction that will help … Continue reading

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Shabbat Ki Tisa 5777 Parashat Parah–This Is Not Bull

Passover is fast approaching. The first Seder night is Monday, April 10th. The are 4 special readings of the sacred scroll the lead us into preparations for Passover and this coming Shabbat is the 3rd. It is Parshat Parah. In … Continue reading

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Shabbat Ha’azinu 5777–The Shabbat Between Yom Kippur and Sukkot–Is There an October Dilemma?

This is the Shabbat between Yom Kippur and the start of Sukkot—of course you know that. Yom Kippur was Yom HaDin—the Day of Judgment. Sukkot is Z’man Simchateynu—the Season of Our Rejoicing. Hopefully, we rejoice in anticipation of a beautiful … Continue reading

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7th and 8th Days of Passover, Shabbat Pesach with Yizkor 5775 –The Splitting of the Sea and What It Means to Me

The splitting of the Sea of Reeds (not the Red Sea!), enabling the Israelites to escape Pharaoh’s Army, and the closing back in of the Sea to destroy the Egyptian pursuers is a pivotal and defining moment in the history … Continue reading

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Shabbat Passover 5775–Shabbat Torah Study–Passover Is Our Story–Tell It Well!

The essence of Passover and of the Seder is to see ourselves as though each of us personally came out of Egypt. This is our story and how we came to be. When you plan a trip, don’t you go … Continue reading

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Shabbat Parah: Parshiyot Vayakhel & Pekudei 5775–Shabbat Torah Study–The Gifts Women Bring

This is Shabbat Mevarchim for Chodesh Nissan, blessing the coming month and Shabbat Chazak as we conclude the reading of the Book of Exodus. It is also Shabbat Parah. To translate, that means we are getting closer and closer to … Continue reading

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Shabbat Vaera 5775–Shabbat Torah Study E-drash in the D–Are You Listening?

Here is another example for the every word counts department. Our Parasha Vaera begins with God’s explanation of why God will now unleash the forces necessary to free the Israelite slaves. Exodus 6:5 states in translation: “And also, I [God] … Continue reading

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