Category Archives: Parasha

Yom Kippur 5783

Yom Kippur and the journey of the heart By Rabbi Jeffrey B Kamins A prayer of Moshe, the man of God.  “Adonai, you have been our refuge in every generation.  Before the mountains came into being, and before You brought forth the earth and the world, from eternity to eternity, you are everlasting God.  You […]

SUKKOT 2022

Sukkot is a beautiful festival of Thanksgiving, while also the conclusion of our penitential season. This is the time of our autumn final harvest (land of Israel) for which we give deep gratitude. At the same time, following the Yamim Noraim, we dwell in our fragile Sukkot, gather together the four species and remember our […]

Vayera

Recently, I discovered an organisation called “Beit Toratah” “The House of Her Torah:” a group of women who are re-writing the Tanach, reversing the genders of all the different characters in order to “shed a clear light on the deeply patriarchal framework we live in…(they) codify women’s experiences in the sacred and enable divine inspiration […]