Parshat Toldot – פרשת תולדת

Parshat Toldot – פרשת תולדת

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Toldot – פרשת תולדת November 10, 2018 – ב כסלו תשעט This essay is sponsored by Tatyana Tchaikovskaya & Eugeny Rubashevsky in memory of Golda bat Shimon Yehuda and Zina bat Shimon Yehuda; and by Janet & Gary Waller in memory of

Parshat Chayei Sarah – פרשת חיי שרה

https://www.yutorah.org/rabbi-evan-hoffman THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Chayei Sarah – פרשת חיי שרה November 3, 2018 – כה חשון תשעט This essay is sponsored by Josh & Deena Davis in memory of Sarah Rebecca Davis שרה רבקה בת יעקב. Kefitzat Haderech The Talmud...

Parshat Vayera – פרשת וירא

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Vayera – פרשת וירא October 27, 2018 – יח חשון תשעט This essay is sponsored by Constance & James Levi in memory of Beatrice Cohen Z”L. The Akedah in Jewish Liturgy Since the beginning of Jewish liturgical history, powerful and...

Parshat Noach – פרשת נח

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Noach – פרשת נח October 13, 2018 – ג חשון תשעט Interpreting the Bible through the Lens of Personal Experience After exiting the ark, Noah planted a vineyard and became intoxicated. Those actions had unpleasant consequences. Noah lay naked...

Parshat Bereshit – פרשת בראשית

Parshat Bereshit – פרשת בראשית

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Bereshit – פרשת בראשית October 6, 2018 – כז תשרי תשעט This essay is sponsored by Janet & Gary Waller in memory of Janet’s grandmother אסתר בת חנה; and by Joanne Wiesner-Steiner in memory of her father, אברהם בן נתן. The Sabbath

Parshat v’Zot Ha-Berakhah – פרשת וזאת הברכה

Parshat v’Zot Ha-Berakhah – פרשת וזאת הברכה

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat v’Zot Ha-Berakhah – פרשת וזאת הברכה Simchat Torah 5779 This essay is sponsored by Diane Steinfink in memory of Ida Bartel Steinfink, Philip Steinfink, and Iryn Steinfink. The Western Sea In the waning moments of his life, Moses ascended...