One Minute Torah: Vaera 5779

This week, God speaks to Moses, and tells him “I appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob…” And now I am here with you, and you are to go to Pharoah.

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Hineni: Here I Am

Rabbi Ezray’s teaching at NBCC

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One Minute Torah: Vayigash 5779

Through four years of high-school, 50 minutes a day, I sat in the Hebrew class of Yehudit Bass.

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One Minute Torah: Miketz/Chanukah 5779

Every time I think I understand something about Chanukah, I discover a deeper layer with an opposing meaning.

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One Minute Torah: Vayeshev 5779

The story of Potiphar’s wife touches a lot of raw spots in today’s sexual politics.

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One Minute Torah: Vayetze 5779

Thanks to the timelessness of Torah and the time-limited nature of our lives, this week’s commentary is from the archives.

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One Minute Torah: Toledot 5779

If my grandmother, of blessed memory, could have been at CBJ last Shabbat, she would have been appalled.

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Pastor Hurmon Hamilton addresses CBJ

Pastor Hurmon Hamilton from New Beginnings Community Church addresses Congregation Beth Jacob after the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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One Minute Torah: Chaye Sarah 5779

We held an assembly on Monday, to mourn and reflect on the killings this past Shabbat

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One Minute Torah: Vayera 5779

Our Parshah this week, highlights the mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim – bringing in guests.

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One Minute Torah: Lech Lecha 5779

An long-time friend, recently returned from a nearly two-year stint in Israel

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One Minute Torah: Noach 5779

The Great Flood

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