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Miriam Lorie

2022/5782

Dvar Torah / Vayikra / Behar

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D’var Torah; Parshat Behar; Parashah; Anarchy; Capitalism; Finances; Ideology; Israel; Morality; Shemittah; Socialism; Society; Tanakh; Utopia

The shemittah system is a utopian system which is full of social and financial equity. Miriam Lorie discusses the ways it has changed to this day and the ways to preserve the original beauty.

John Ringer and Meghna Chakrabarti, in WBUR

May 16, 2022

In the News

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D’var Torah; Podcast; Abortion; Halakhah; Health; Medicine; Mental health; Reproductive health; Roe v. Wade; Questions; Talmud

Rabba Sara Hurwitz joins a panel of clergy members from several religious groups to discuss the religious answer for abortion and the lack of religious freedom in denying access.

Susan Hornstein

2022/5782

Dvar Torah / Vayikra / Emor

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D’var Torah; Parshat Emor; Parashah; Tanakh; Ability; Beauty; Disability; Kohen; Korban; Perfect; Physical; Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks; Special

The many external "imperfections" and asymmetries of a kohen which disqualify him from service seem hurtful and illogical. Dr. Tamar Marvin explains the need for a lack of individuality when interfacing with God, and the value of individuality in our daily lives.

Dr. Tamar Marvin

2022/5782

Dvar Torah; Multimedia / Holidays; Video Dvar Torah / Pesach; #maharat10daysoftorah

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#maharat10daysoftorah; D’var Torah; Video; Holidays; Pesach; Discovery; History; Sea; Ship

Dr. Tamar Marvin highlights an intact shipwreck’s discovery to discuss finding intact parts of forgotten history.

Dainy Bernstein, PhD; Talia Weisberg, in Ben Yehuda Press

2022

Books Written

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Talia Weisberg; Article; Book; Childhood; Children; Game; Music; Toy

Dr. Dainy Bernstein collects essays about games, music and toys from individuals including Talia Weisberg.

Emily Goldberg Winer

2022/5782

Dvar Torah; Multimedia / Holidays; Video Dvar Torah / Pesach; #maharat10daysoftorah

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#maharat10daysoftorah; D’var Torah; Video; Holidays; Pesach; Chassidut; History; Redemption; Storytelling; Talmud

Emily Goldberg Winer connects Masechet Shabbat to Pesach through a chassidic insight into what stokes the coals of history and the importance of telling our redemption story.

Atara Lindenbaum

2022/5782

Dvar Torah; Multimedia / Holidays; Video Dvar Torah / Pesach; #maharat10daysoftorah

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#maharat10daysoftorah; D’var Torah; Video; Holidays; Pesach; Acceptance; Gratitude; Haggadah; Mindfulness; Pain; Redemption

Atara Lindenbaum discusses the attitude of gratitude written in Dayenu in balance with the need to say Day, stop.

Rabba Sara Hurwitz, in My Jewish Learning

2022/5782

Dvar Torah / Holiday / Pesach

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D’var Torah; Holidays; Pesach; Children; Identity; Life; Mishnah; Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik; Resilience; Slavery; Tanakh

The mishnah outlines a seventy-year plan to be rigidly followed, but as a nation of resilience, we are used to exceptions. Rabba Sara Hurwitz explains the Judaic pull across time to welcome those who may struggle.

Ben Sales, in eJewish Philanthropy

April 11, 2022

In the News

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Rabba Sara Hurwitz; Article; Art; Community; Feminism; Leadership; Semikha; Women Rabbis

A panel and exhibition brought together Rabbis from several denominations to discuss the path they took as women seeking semikha.

Yael Keller

2022/5782

Dvar Torah; Multimedia / Holidays; Video Dvar Torah / Pesach; #maharat10daysoftorah

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#maharat10daysoftorah; D’var Torah; Video; Holidays; Pesach; Drink; Eliyahu; Four cups; Future; Hope; Redemption; Singing

Yael Keller shares her love for Pesach and the four cups which each provide hope for a fuller future.