Messages from the Rabbi: Archives

December 2017, Parshat Vayeshev

Dear friends, I know that there are among us those who think they come from dysfunctional families; severe issues with siblings and some really harsh vibes between parents and children.…

December 2017, Parshat Vayishlach

Dear friends, While I’m no great fan of Kirk Douglas, nor for that matter his son Michael despite his eloquent address in Israel some time last year, Kirk once wrote…

November 2017, Parshat Vayetzei

Dear Friends, As many of you know, I am in the middle of completing my Masters of Social Work and in the past few weeks I have had some of…

November 2017, Parshat Chayei-Sarah

Dear friends, This week’s Parsha is called Chayei-Sarah which literally means the life of Sarah. There is a haunting Midrash (rabbinic interpretation of the Torah) quoted by Rashi that I…