Parshat Beshalach: A Test of Faith

Tzippy Ross

This week’s parsha is dedicatedin memory of Shlomo Fredman z”lשלמה חיים אריה לייב בן שמואל נחמו הכהן, ז”ל Parshat Beshalach: A Test of Faith Tzipora (Fredman) Ross (Midreshet Lindenbaum Overseas Program ‘89-90; Bruria Scholars ‘94-95) is currently the Judaic Studies Coordinator and in her 24th year of teaching at Ramaz Middle School, New York, NY. …

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The Existential Message of the Bikkurim

The Existential Message of the Bikkurim by Rabbi Kenneth Brander With the rainy winter behind them and the summer harvest ahead, Jewish farmers in the time of the Beit Hamikdash would celebrate the year’s bounty by offering Bikkurim, their first fruits of the Shiv’at Haminim (the seven species), to Hashem. They would festively carry their …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Beshalach 5781

Shabbat Shalom: Beshalach (Exodus 13:17 – 17:16) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin            Efrat, Israel –– “And Moses brought the bones of Joseph with him, since [Joseph] had adjured the children of Israel to take an oath; [Joseph] had said, ‘God will surely remember you; bring up my bones with you from …

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