Tag: devar torah

Parshas Ki Seitze Devar Torah

Devar Torah by Dale Rosenbach As we can see from this week’s Parsha (Deut. 24:1), Judaism not only permits divorce, it encourages it under certain circumstances (and even demands it under still others).  I find it fascinating that it is…

Parshas Shoftim

Guest Devar Torah by Dale Rosenbach As I was following along this past Friday afternoon with our first glimpse of Shoftim, I noticed an interesting parallel in current events news. Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the 43-year-old Iranian woman who received 99…

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…

Vayigash: Cards on the Table

This week is the conclusion to the Joseph story…or is it? Joseph reveals himself. The brothers are freed. Everyone lives happily ever after…uh, in Egypt. MTV producer Liz Nord tells the story of this week’s G-dcast. Parshat Vayigash from G-dcast.com…

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,”…

Punk Rock Torah

Hat Tip to Matthue Roth who told me about this guy, punk rock divrei torah??? I love it, keep up the good work. I wonder if this has anything to do with the blog frum punk? By the way this…

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…

Parshas Vayechi

Life reality – Vayechi It is ironical that the words “life” and “file” are spelled with the same letters. Much of our life’s journey is buried or forgotten, but not irretrievable. Periodically things seem to pop up when we least…

Parshas Vayigash devare torah

Vayigash – self-communication skills by: Yosef Serebryanski Expecting the unexpected sometimes means, accepting, that what will eventuate is already within the existence that we have. Understanding this seems to be a challenge for many people. The ability to transform our…

Parshas Vayeshev – devar torah

Expression, blinders and the future: *** May these brief words be enough to open you up to the truth of what is deep in your heart. *** May you develop the strength to overcome the course of disruptions and/or disturbances…