Monthly Archives: January 2022

The Big Picture & Small Details: The Torah Portion of “Mishpatim” – התמונה הגדולה והפרטים הקטנים: פרשת משפטים

For Herbrew – לעבריתhttps://hadarim.reali.org.il/%d7%a8%d7%a7%d7%a2-2/ Just last week, we stood at the foot of Mount Sinai, witnessing a fantastic audio-visual show that is hard to explain to this day, and here comes this week’s Torah portion, Mishpatim, and we fall into … Continue reading

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Her Sparkling Green Eyes – a tribute to my mom on her 16th yahrzeit

It’s your yahrzeit, once again. 16 years and I still wonder if you’ll call, a bit too early for West Coast Sunday morning: ‘Did I wake you’, you ask, hesitating. ‘No, Ima, the phone rang’, I half joke, half annoyed … Continue reading

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Inquiring of G-d – The Torah portion of Yitro – לדרוש אלוהים

:לדרוש אלוהים – משהו לפרשת יתרו: בעברית בקישור למרכז חדרים כאן: Six Torah portions out of 54 a are named after someone, one woman (Sarah) and 5 men. One of them is Jethro, Yitro, A Midyanite priest, an eternal spiritual … Continue reading

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Bitter-Sweet: B’shalach & Tu Bishvat

. משהו חדש! לשמחתי, הבלוג שלי על פרשת השבוע בעברית, מתפרסם גם באתר של מרכז חדרים, חיפה כנסו כאן:https://hadarim.reali.org.il/%d7%a8%d7%a7%d7%a2-2/ This week’s Torah portion, B’shalach, begins with the Children of Israel leaving Egypt after the long slavery and the Ten Plagues. … Continue reading

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Choices where there are none… Torah portion of Bo – אין אין ברירה… פרשת בא

After the declaration of the new month, come the instructions for the Exodus. Among them, this (Exodus 12:22-23): Take a bunch of hyssop, dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and apply some of the blood that … Continue reading

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