Messages from the Rabbi: Archives

November 2019 – Parshat Chayei Sarah

In this week's Parsha Chayai Sara, through the first Jewish courtship and marriage of Isaac and Rebecca, we learn the true spiritual depths and great significance in a Jewish wedding…

November 2019 – Parshat Vayeira

It has often been questioned throughout the ages the necessity of the tales and stories of the Torah. Ultimately the Torah is a codex, a manual and a guide written…

November 2019 – Parshat Lech-Lecha

Before G-d's appearance to Abraham, at the beginning of this week's Parsha 'Lech Lecha', there is surprisingly little mentioned about him. This 'lapse' in the Torah is even more perplexing…

October 2019 – Parshat Noach

To put it mildly, The Arizal, Rabbi Isaac Luria of Safed, the leading 16th century Kabbalist and mystic, was not ‘a fan’ of this week’s Parsha protagonist - Noah. Noah…