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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Emor with Rabbi Steven Engel

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 8, 2015 | 3:13 am

    Our guest this week is Rabbi Steven Engel, leader of the Congregation of Reform Judaism in Orlando, Florida. Rabbi Engel received a B.A. in Physics from Rutgers University, a Masters of Arts in Hebrew Letters from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Emor with Rabba Sara Hurwitz

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 26, 2013 | 5:20 am

    This is the Second installment of our weekly series of talks about the weekly Torah portion.

    Our Special guest today is Rabba Sara Hurwitz, a member of the Rabbinical staff at the Hebrew institute of Riverdale and the Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, the first institution to train...

  • “To be Holy!” Simple But Not So Easy – Parashat Emor

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    April 25, 2013 | 11:57 am

    There is a story told in the Rabbinic literature that “Rabbi Shimon ben Shetach one day commissioned his disciples to buy him a camel from an Arab. When they brought him the animal, they gleefully announced that they had found a precious stone in its collar, expecting their master...

  • Blasphemers No More

    May 3, 2011 | 6:28 pm

    My sister just touched down in Israel. I can feel her elation way over here in California. Time stood still; there was silence. The land and the woman were one. She had returned home.

    My sister made aliyah 22 years ago, with her then-husband and 1-year-old daughter. After building...