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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parasha Nasso with Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 29, 2015 | 4:01 am

    Our guest this week Is Rabbi Mark Borovitz, CEO and Senior Rabbi of the Beit T’Shuvah center in Los Angeles. Rabbi Borovitz is a graduate of National University with a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science, a recipient of a Masters in Rabbinic Literature, and was ordained as a...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Naso with Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 17, 2013 | 5:29 am

    Our special guest today is Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights organization with over 400,000 family members.

    For three decades, Rabbi Cooper has overseen the Wiesenthal Center’s international social action agenda...

  • The Divine Wedding and Kiss - Parashat Naso

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    May 16, 2013 | 4:34 pm

    “O for your kiss! For your love / More enticing than wine, / For your scent and sweet name – For all this they love you.

    Take me away to your room, / Like a king to his rooms – / We’ll rejoice there with wine. / No wonder they love you!”

    Song of Songs 1:2-4 - Translation by...

  • Me and my shadow

    May 31, 2011 | 6:31 pm

    Do a little exercise as you are reading this. Put the paper down on a table. Now, slowly and with intention, take your hands and hold them in front of you. Hold them palms up toward the sky and contemplate how it feels. Now slowly rotate your hands and hold them with your palms...

  • Today I Am a Man

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    All of five feet tall in his stiff new suit and shiny shoes, he can barely be seen over the bima. In a cracking adolescent voice, he announces, "Today I am bar mitzvah. Today I am a man." Yes, you are. But what do you know about being a man? A Jewish man? What can we tell you?


  • The Meaning of Marriage

    By Rabbi Janet Ross Marder

    May 27, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Late spring in Los Angeles: cool, foggy mornings, with sun breaking through around midday. The strawberries are sweet and luscious; the gardens are full of roses. It's the season of simchas. Our calendars are crowded with graduations and family parties, but most of all with weddings....
  • Torah Portion

    By Rabbi Debra Orenstein

    June 4, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    It is wonderful to volunteer more, do more, commit more. But our tradition, with love and practicality, offers this caution: Check first that your basic obligations are met.

    Who is greater: a person who is obligated to perform a certain act...