Counting the Omer: Week 3: Tifereth by Ketzirah

Originally Posted to PeelaPom.com in 2010 For a primer on the Omer see “Week One: Chesed.”  For the schedule of the Omer, see Chabad’s Omer Calendar. The third week of the Omer focuses on Tifereth (תפארת).  This sephira is usually interpreted as Beauty or Compassion. So that means we’ve moved from Chesed (Loving Kindness) to Gevurah […]

I, Gershom ben Moses by David Hartley Mark

Vayeilech (וילך) Torah: Deut 31:1 – 31:30 Haftarah: Isaiah 55:6 – 56:8 Call me Gershom. Or not. You may have never heard of me, but I am the firstborn of the “First Prophet of Israel, Chief of the Prophets, both of those who preceded, and those who followed him, who spoke with the Lord God face-to-face,” as […]

Social Justice 05/14/14

an online Jewish discussion about social justice

Around the Shabbat Table 05/02/14

A short observance of Shabbat followed by an online discussion. This weeks topic: Changes

Torah Talk – Leviticus 21-24 – 04/28/14

Torah Talk – Leviticus 21-24 – 04/28/14

Around the Shabbat Table 04/25/14

A short observance of Shabbat followed by an on-line Jewish discussion. This week’s topic is “Why do we pray?”

Torah Talk 04-21-14

This week’s Torah portion – Kedoshim with Chanah

around the shabbat table 04/18/14 – part 2

Around the Shabbat Table 04/18/14 – part 1

service begins at 39:00 in the video A short observance of Shabbat followed by an online Jewish discussion

Passover Meditation 04/15/14

Meditations and discussion with Rabbi Patrick on the Pesach seder