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  • Rosner’s Torah Talk: Parashat Korach with Rabbi Rachael Bregman

    By Shmuel Rosner

    3 weeks ago

    Our guest this week is Rabbi Rachael Bregman, leader of Temple Beth Tefilloh in Brunswick, Georgia. Rabbi Bregman earned her ordination at Hebrew Union College in New York and a Master’s in Human Development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Upon ordination in 2010,...

  • Torah portion: Between the dead and the living

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    3 weeks ago

    It wasn’t a pretty scene. Rebellion and chaos permeated the Israelite camp. Korach — the cousin of Moses and Aaron — rallied 250 agitators in an attempted coup d’état against the leadership of Moses and Aaron. The fate of the failed rebels was tragic: “The earth opened its mouth...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Korach with Rabbi Susan Silverman

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 7, 2013 | 6:28 am

    Our special guest today is Rabbi Susan Silverman, an active member of 'Women of the Wall'. Born and raised in New Hampshire, Rabbi Silverman was ordained by the HUC-JIR in 1994 and, after serving as a congregation Rabbi in Maryland, she made Aliyah with her family in 2006....

  • Prophecy vs. Ego

    By Rabbi Anne Brener

    June 21, 2011 | 4:50 pm

    Shavuot, unlike many Jewish holidays, does not take place on the full moon. This celebration, when we study all night to commemorate receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai, precedes the night of the moon’s peak brightness by about a week. So, along with the gift of Torah, we are given...

  • Family Feud

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Recently, on a visit to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, I shared an elevator ride with a well-dressed man who was carrying a bulging portfolio under his arm. Wondering what he was doing in the hospital, I inquired about the nature of his visit. He replied that he was a lawyer visiting a...
  • Follow the Leader

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    July 3, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    A yeshiva outgrew its downtown quarters and moved to the former site of an upstate boys' academy. Finding a boathouse on the property, the Rosh Yeshiva called in one of the rabbis and ordered him to organize a rowing team.

    "Rebbe, what do we know from rowing?" the rabbi asked.

    "We can...