“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Beshalach 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17 – 17:16) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And the Lord said to Moses, ‘Why do you cry out to Me? Speak to the children of Israel and let them move forward’” (Exodus 14:15) Chapters 14 and 15 of the Book of Exodus are among the most significant in …

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Parshat Beshalach: Jewish Unity is not Jewish Uniformity

Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein

Parashat Beshalach: Jewish Unity is not Jewish Uniformity People generally expect to achieve unity by thinking and doing the same thing. But even during the splitting of the Red Sea, the children of Israel didn’t walk in a single path. “If only we were to come together”… “If only there were unity in this nation”… We …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Beshalach 5779

This week’s “Shabbat Shalom” has been dedicated by Sylvia and Avi Tuchman in honor of their grandchildren Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “This is my God ve-anveihu, my father’s God, and I will exalt Him.” (Exodus 15:2) What is the best way to give thanks to God? …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Beshalach 5778

Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And when Israel saw the great hand that God had wielded against the Egyptians, the people feared God; they had faith in God and in His servant, Moses” . Why does the heart of the Haggadah almost completely omit mention of Moses, limiting him to one “cameo” …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Beshalach 5778

Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)  Rabbi David Stav  Many refer to this Shabbat as Shabbat Shira – the Sabbath of Song ­– on account of Shirat Hayam ­– the song of exhilaration sung by the Israelites at the Reed Sea, which appears in this week’s Torah portion, Beshalach. The time for celebration and joy has arrived, and …

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אישה ופרשה: בשלח תשע”ז

  לעבור את הקיר בהגיעם אל הים הסגור, ללא פתרון נראה לעין ורק מציאות בלתי אפשרית להתקדמות, עומדים לראשונה בני ישראל אל מול הקיר הראשון בחייהם כאומה. הקב”ה לוקח צעד אחד אחורה ונותן להם לראשונה לעמוד לבד מול הקיר. סמדר שלום מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ו שבט תשע”ז, 02/02/2017 פרשת השבוע ממשיכה את …

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