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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Nitzavim with Rabbi Morley Feinstein

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 11, 2015 | 3:33 am

    Our guest this week is Rabbi Morley Feinstein of L.A.’s University Synagogue. Rabbi Feinstein attended the University of California, Berkeley where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with highest honors. Ordained in 1981 at Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in...

  • Torah portion: Time for a change

    By Rabbi Anne Brener

    September 8, 2015 | 4:33 pm

    Later generations will ask [when they] see the plagues and diseases that God has inflicted upon the land ... they will say, ‘Sulphur and salt has burned all its soil. Nothing can be planted. Nothing can grow. ...’ All ... will ask, ‘Why did God do this to the land? Why this great...

  • Here on Earth

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    September 12, 2012 | 11:40 am

    “The Torah that I am prescribing to you today is not too mysterious or remote from you. It is not in heaven ... it is something that is very close to you” (Deuteronomy 30:11-13).

    A great illustration of this passage is contained in the Yiddish story by I.L. Peretz titled “If Not...