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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Vayera with Rabbi Etan Mintz

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 30, 2015 | 4:03 am

    Our guest today is Rabbi Etan Mintz, leader of the B’nai Israel congregation in Baltimore, MD. Rabbi Mintz studied for two years at Yeshivat Sha’alvim in Israel, and received rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He also holds a...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Vayera with Rabbi Amy Levin

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 7, 2014 | 4:57 am

    Our guest today is Rabbi Amy Levin of the Beth Shalom congregation in Pittsburgh, PA. Rabbi Levin, a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, was ordained by the Shechter Institute in Jersualem in 1997. Prior to assuming her current position at Beth Shalom, she served for ten years as...

  • Torah portion: Living with pardon

    November 5, 2014 | 11:38 am

    A genocide here, a massacre there. Somewhere a theocrat falls, elsewhere a despot rises. Tent cities spring up like grass. Shantytowns and refugee camps sprout forth like fields of wheat.  

    Who by poison gas, who by machete, who by bullets and who by bombs? Who shall expire...

  • Why Abraham?

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    November 1, 2012 | 3:44 pm

    He had only God’s endorsement. Otherwise, this newly chosen leader of the world was a virtual unknown. He didn’t campaign for very long; he suddenly appeared on the scene, going on to change the world.

    Who was Abraham, and why was he chosen? What was the purpose behind choosing...