A Thousand Words – November 15, 2021


Once a week, students in the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program perform chessed in a variety of frameworks within the community – volunteer work which is an important value to instill in all students, but especially empowering for these young adults with special needs who are used to so often being on the receiving …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Vayishlach 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And he said, Your name will no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed. And Jacob asked him and said, ‘Tell me, if you would, your name.’ ‘Why do you ask for my …

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Parshat Vayishlach: A Dialogue Between Alienated Relatives and Historical Lessons

Rabbi Shuki Reich - Photographer Rony Nathan

A Dialogue Between Alienated Relatives and Historical Lessons Rabbi Shuki Reich is Rosh Beit Midrash of the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership and a Ra”m at Midreshet Lindenbaum Since time immemorial, the Torah has dealt with sibling rivalry and conversations of conflict.  The Torah begins with the primal story of Cain and Abel which …

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