Tuesday Morning Torah – April 28, 2014

Today is Yom Hashoah- Holocaust Memorial Day. It is a day for reflection and remembrance. It is a day to listen to testimonials from survivors- either in person, through literature, or through online testimonials such as those found on Yad

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Tuesday Morning Torah – April 8, 2014

We’re one week away! In my house we are moving into “all Passover, all of the time” mode! We are eating the food in the pantry and finishing the leftovers in the freezer, cleaning the house from top to bottom, …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – April 1, 2014

Today we begin the Jewish month of Nissan, meaning that we have just two weeks to go until the festival of Passover begins! Nissan is all about beginnings. As we begin the Passover season, I often feel the Jewish calendar …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – March 25, 2014

Seder Homework

 

Passover has always been one of my favorite holidays.  I have fond childhood memories of our large family gatherings where we would eat a crazy amount of food in between working our way through the Haggadah cover

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Tuesday Morning Torah – March 18, 2014

Four questions, Four sons, Four cups, and FOUR WEEKS until Passover begins!! With that in mind, my messages for the next few weeks will each contain a short teaching related to Passover. Feel free to use any of these …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – February 25, 2014

Last night we returned from a wonderful mission to the Jewish community of Cuba. With over twenty participants from our Torat El community and around the country, we met with representatives of four different Jewish communities, visited numerous sites and

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Tuesday Morning Torah – February 11, 2014

A few weeks ago, my facebook page was filled with comments and articles about the Holocaust. It took me a few moments to realize that it was January 27th- the day that the United Nations declared to be an international …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – February 4, 2014

Before today’s message, a reminder that my class on Judaism and Medicine starts tomorrow night. Please join us for minyan at 7, followed by our class from 7:30-9:00.  I will be co-teaching tomorrow with Dr. Joshua Schor and we will …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – January 28, 2014

When I lived in San Jose, outside of my pulpit I volunteered my time in an advisory capacity at a local community day school. The school had recently expanded to include a middle school, and the administration realized that there …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – January 21, 2014

Good Morning! Below are a few snow related announcements. Stay warm and safe in this weather.

1. The office is closed this afternoon due to the storm.

2. There will be no minyan this evening or tomorrow morning due to …

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