2020-21 Parsha Archive

Parshat Tazria-Metzora

Torah Reading for Week of April 11-17, 2021 By Rabbi Cheryl Weiner, PhD, BCC, ’07 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights […]

Parshat Shemini

Torah Reading for Week of April 4-10, 2021 By Rabbi Corinne Copnick, ’15 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights and teachings […]

Parshat Pesach

Torah Reading for Week of March 28 – April 3, 2021 By Chaplain Adam Siegel, ’14 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah […]

Parshat Tzav

Torah Reading for Week of March 21-27, 2021 By Rabbi Rachel Axelrad, ’20 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights and teachings […]

Parshat Vayikra

Torah Reading for Week of March 14-20, 2021 “Vayikra: A Beginner’s Mind” By Chaplain Marita Anderson, ’16 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome […]

Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei

Torah Reading for Week of March 7-13, 2021 “Shabbat” By Rabbi Cheryl Weiner, PhD, BCC ’07 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah […]

Parshat Ki Tisa

Torah Reading for Week of February 28 – March 6, 2021 By Rabbi Tsvi Bar-David, ’08 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah […]

Parshat Tetzaveh

Torah Reading for Week of February 21-27, 2021 “Ner Tamid” By Rabbi Rachel Axelrad, ’20 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights […]

Parshat Mishpatim

Torah Reading for Week of February 7-13, 2021 By Rabbi Corinne Copnick, ’15 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights and teachings […]

Parshat Yitro

Torah Reading for Week of January 31 – February 6, 2021 “The Voter’s Bible” By Rabbi Haim Ovadia, AJRCA Professor of Talmud & Sephardic Thought The views expressed in this […]

Parshat Beshalach/Tu B’Shevat

Torah Reading for Week of January 24-30, 2021 “Miracles and Wonders! A Meditation on Beshallach and Tu B’Shevat” By Rabbi Alicia Magal, ‘03 The views expressed in this drash are […]

Parshat Bo

Torah Reading for Week of January 17-23, 2021 “Famine of Hearing” By Chaplain Marita Anderson, ’16 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah […]

Parshat Va’era

Torah Reading for Week of January 10-16, 2021 By Rabbi Rachel Axelrad, ’20 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights and teachings […]

Parshat Shemot

Torah Reading for Week of January 8-15, 2021 “From Generation to Generation: By Rabbi Cheryl Weiner, PhD, ’07 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We […]

Parshat Vayechi

Torah Reading for Week of December 27, 2020 – January 2, 2021 By Rabbi Neil Blumofe, ’09 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome […]

Parshat Vayigash

Torah Reading for Week of December 20-26, 2020 “Betrayal & Retribution” By Rabbi Rachel Axelrad, ’20 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah […]

Parshat Miketz

Torah Reading for Week of December 13-19, 2020 “Dedicated to Miracles” By Cantor Rebekah Mirsky, ’10 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah […]

Parshat Vayeshev

Torah Reading for Week of December 6 – 12, 2020 “Dreaming of Wholeness” By Dr. Yolande Bloomstein, LCSW, AJRCA Professor of Professional Skills The views expressed in this drash are […]

Parshat Vayishlach

Torah Reading for Week of November 29 – December 5, 2020 “Reluctant, Necessary Transformation By Rabbi Min Kantrowitz, ’04 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. […]

Parshat Vayetzei

Torah Reading for Week of November 22-28, 2020 “Blessings and Retribution” By Rabbi Rachel Axelrad, ’20 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah […]

Parshat Toldot

Torah Reading for Week of November 15-21, 2020 “Chasing Family Harmony One Generation at a Time” By Rabbi Mindie Snyder, ’15 The views expressed in this drash are those of […]

Parshat Chayei Sarah

Torah Reading for Week of November 8-14, 2020 “Rebekah’s Well-ness” By Cantor Rebekah Mirsky, ’10 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights and […]

Parshat Vayera

Torah Reading for Week of November 1-7, 2020 “In Search of Safe Spaces” By Rabbi Mindie Snyder, ’15 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome […]

Parshat Lech Lecha

Torah Reading for Week of October 25 – 31, 2020 “To Be Blessed With Everything” By Rabbi Tal Sessler, PhD, AJRCA Professor of Jewish Thought The views expressed in this drash […]

Parshat Noach

Torah Reading for Week of October 18-24, 2020 “Noach: In Living Color” By Rabbi Neil Blumofe, ’09 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome […]

Parshat Bereshit

Torah Reading for Week of October 11-17, 2020 “Music and Civilization” By Cantor Jonathan Friedmann, PhD, ’10, Associate Dean of the MJS Program and Professor of Cantorial Studies The views expressed […]

Parshat Chol Hamoed Sukkot

Torah Reading for Week of October 4-10, 2020 “Joy for the Jews” By Rabbi Michael Menitoff, PhD, AJRCA Professor of Jewish Thought The views expressed in this drash are those of […]

Parshat Sukkot

Torah Reading for Week of September 27-October 3, 2020 “The Beauty and Blessings of Sukkot” By Rabbi Mark Diamond, AJRCA Professor of Practical Rabbinics The views expressed in this drash are […]

Parshat Ha’azinu

Torah Reading for Week of September 20-26, 2020 “Ha’azinu” By Rabbi Corinne Copnick, ’15 The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights and teachings […]

Parshat Rosh Hashanah

Torah Reading for Week of September 13-19, 2020 “Rosh Hashanah and the Kingship of G-d” By Dr. Tamar Frankiel, AJRCA Professor of Comparative Religion The views expressed in this drash are […]

Parshat Nitzavim/Vayelech

Torah Reading for Week of September 6-12, 2020 By Rabbi Cheryl Weiner, PhD, BCC The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome Torah insights and teachings […]

Parshat Ki Tavo

Torah Reading for Week of August 30 – September 5, 2020 By Rabbi Mel Gottlieb, PhD, AJRCA President The views expressed in this drash are those of the author. We welcome […]