Sermons: Rabbi Feinstein

Breshit

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:30am

Breshit
Genesis 1:1 - 6:8
by Rabbi Edward Feinstein

Va'yishlach

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:30am

Va'yishlach Decency:

Yitro

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:30am

Yitro
EXODUS 18:1 - 20:23
by Rabbi Edward Feinstein

Once a stranger approached Hillel and Shammai, the great sages of the first century, with a request: "Teach me the Torah while I stand on one foot."

Lech Lecha

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:30am

Lech Lecha
Genesis 12:1 - 17:27
by Rabbi Edward Feinstein

Vayigash

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:30am

Vayigash
Genesis 44:18 - 47:27
by Rabbi Edward Feinstein

Mishpatim

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:30am

Mishpatim

Promised land. Berel asked Shmerel, "How do you feel?" "My feet hurt," he replied. "My feet hurt too. What's all this about a Promised Land? My feet hurt in Egypt, my feet hurt here!"

Vayera

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:30am

Vayera
Genesis 18:1 - 22:24
by Rabbi Edward Feinstein

Dearest Sarah,

The boy is alive. Shaken -- we both are. But alive. I've sent him home to you in Kiryat Arba. I'll remain here in Beer Sheba. I need some time alone to think things through.

Vayikra

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:15am

Vayikra
Leviticus 1 - 5
Rabbi Ed Feinstein

Terumah

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:15am

Terumah

TERUMAHs life we acquire is emptied of life and spirit -- remote, removed, and alien. But should we encounter a community of friends, should ritual become poetry, should we find song and celebration, then a different sense of the sacred prevails.

Vayikra

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011 - 7:15am

Vayikra
Leviticus 1 - 5
Rabbi Edward Feinstein

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