Category: Divrei Torah

Devar Torah Nitzavim-Vayeilech

After re-embracing the commitment to follow their religious obligations, Moses tells the Israelites that they are bidden to enforce public allegiance.  As Rashi explains the verse (Deut. 29:28), “v’haniglos lanu u’lvaneinu” (and the revealed is for us and our children)…

Parshas Emor devar torah

By Natanel Gertner Speak to the Children of Israel and tell them these are the Festivals that they shall keep holy (23:2) – [For] six days, work may be performed, but on the seventh day, it is a complete rest…

Parshas Noach devar torah

Parshas Noach By Natanel Gertner R’ Chaim Brisker asks how the jug of oil the Hasmoneans found in the Chanukah story was suitable for use beyond the first day, seeing as it wasn’t olive oil after the first day, it…

Punk Torah

I know its not the right parsha, but I just wanted to show you how crazy and creative some folks can get when it comes to taking the parsha and allowing all types of folks to understand it, not just…

Shabbos Torah with Schwartzie

Shabbos Torah with Schwartzie In this week’s parsha of Shoftim, the pasuk says- just kidding. In this week’s parsha, Re’eh, God lays his cards right out on the table. “See, I’ve got here a blessing and a curse for ya,”…

Parshas Terumah devar torah

T’rumoh – The Connection Many people constantly occupy themselves with nonsense. On a daily basis they make the choice to utilize their energies for things that do not help them, or the people closest to them, to achieve proper growth.…

Parshash Mishpotim devar torah

Mishpotim- Movement The first movement is to flow with the flow of creation as it is connected to its source. Existing here and being connected with beyond keeps the flow and balance open. When that is blocked the imbalances seem…

Parshas Yisro devar torah

Yisro – Listening A leader must know how to and who to delegate work to since becoming one with each individual needing guidance would take up all his physical time. Clearly that would not leave enough time to assist all…

Parshas Beshalach

Beshalach – Going Into what is coming we go. The cracks are widening, the waters behind are raging and the steam is coming forth. All that is before the hand of the shadow crashes and lands in the obvious and…

Parshas Bo devar torah

Bo – Coming Self-growth, maturation and learning how to balance with one’s own heart and soul is a journey. This ongoing introspective process complicates the already difficult challenge of conducting relationships with people and relating to the ever-changing world.

Parshas Vaera devar torah

Yosef Serebryanski Vaero – Appearances Nature has balances. Balance is subject to change and changes all have their balance. New changes bring on new balances. How each person translates appearances and revelations depends upon where they are situated within the…