Parshat Shelach – פרשת שלח

Parshat Shelach – פרשת שלח

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Shelach – פרשת שלח June 17, 2017 – כ”ג סיון תשע”ז This essay is sponsored by Joanne Wiesner-Steiner in memory of her mother, Marion Rosalie Wiesner מרים רייזל בת צבי הירש.   The Land Devours its Inhabitants   Ten of...

Parshat Beha’alotekha – פרשת בהעלתך

Parshat Beha’alotekha – פרשת בהעלתך

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Beha’alotekha – פרשת בהעלתך June 10, 2017 – ט”ז סיון תשע”ז   This essay is sponsored by Cynthia Ozick in loving memory of her husband, Bernard Hallote, who served as president of Congregation Anshe Sholom from 1991 to...

Parshat Behar-Behukotai – פרשת בהר-בחקתי

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Behar-Behukotai – פרשת בהר-בחקתי May 20, 2017 – כ”ד אייר תשע”ז   This essay is sponsored by Drs. Amy Fox Griffel & Martin Griffel in memory of their mothers, Sally Fox and Marion Griffel.   The Phantom Jubilee...

Parshat Emor – פרשת אמר

Parshat Emor – פרשת אמר

  THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Emor – פרשת אמר May 13, 2017 – י”ז תשרי תשע”ז   This essay is sponsored by Drs. Amy Fox Griffel & Martin Griffel in memory of their mothers, Sally Fox and Marion Griffel.   Yom Tov   Leviticus 23 sets...

Parshat Acharei-Kedoshim – פרשת אחרי-קדושים

Parshat Acharei-Kedoshim – פרשת אחרי-קדושים

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com   May 6, 2013 – י אייר תשע”ז   This essay is sponsored by Drs. Amy Fox Griffel & Martin Griffel in memory of their mothers, Sally Fox and Marion Griffel; and by Eugeny Rubashefsky and Tatyana Tchaikovskaya in honor of the...

Parshat Tazria-Metzora – פרשת תזריע-מצורע

Parshat Tazria-Metzora – פרשת תזריע-מצורע

THOUGHTS ON THE PARASHAH Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom evanhoffman@gmail.com Parshat Tazria-Metzora – פרשת תזריע-מצורע April 29, 2017 – ג אייר תשע”ז   This essay is sponsored by Sisterhood in memory of Sandy Wolff שרה בת הרשל הלוי; and by David & Florence Simhon in memory of Isaac Simhon יצחק בן שלמה...