Parshat Behar – Bechukotai 5781

Behar – Bechukotai תשפא Once again, this Shabbat, we will read two portions, Behar and Bechukotai. The first verse in Behar begins in a peculiar way. It says (Leviticus 25:1): ספר ויקרא פרק כה א) וַיְדַבֵּר יְדֹוָד אֶל משֶׁה בְּהַר…

Continue Reading Parshat Behar – Bechukotai 5781

There’s An App for That
Parshat Behar 5779

There are some millennial fads that are obvious to all; the proliferation of beards and handlebar mustaches, ubiquitous selfies and food pics, the rise of full sleeve tattoos, and being offended. But there hidden fads as well, the ones that…

Continue Reading There’s An App for That
Parshat Behar 5779

Parshat Behar-Bechukotai 5778

Behar – Bechukotai Once again, this Shabbat, we will read two portions, Behar and Bechukotai. The first verse in Behar begins in a peculiar way. It says (Leviticus 25:1): ספר ויקרא פרק כה א) וַיְדַבֵּר יְדֹוָד אֶל משֶׁה בְּהַר סִינַי…

Continue Reading Parshat Behar-Bechukotai 5778

You Think You’re Better than Us? Behar-Bechukotai/ Shavuot 5778

From the time he was seven, everyone knew that Jonah was going to be a lawyer. He could argue his way out of culpability for any backyard tussle, and he could easily persuade even the most hardened babysitter that he…

Continue Reading You Think You’re Better than Us? Behar-Bechukotai/ Shavuot 5778