Monthly Archives: April 2017

From Rabbi Marc Berkson – April 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

April 1st, 2017

As I have often noted, Torah teaches the profound power of words. God creates with words. How does God create? God speaks. “Let there be light-and there was light.” And, created in God’s image, we create with words. So often we speakand it becomes so. The opposite is also true. Read More

From Rabbi Toba Schaller – April 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

April 1st, 2017

I have always loved Pesach. I think it is a family trait. My maternal grandparents were devout socialists. Their Judaism was political. To be a Jew meant standing up for the oppressed. My paternal grandfather was a Holocaust refugee. The idea that we were once slaves in Egypt, that “my Read More

From Cantor Barash – April 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

April 1st, 2017

Purim Thanks A hearty Yasher Koach (congratulations) goes out to our Megillah Meisters for an unbelievable Les Miz – Les Megillah Purim spiel! Thanks to the cast for all their hard work and effort: Andrew Appel, Julia Appel, David Blumberg, Sherry Blumberg, Jordan Biller, Bella Burns, Andrew Dalin, Brian Feiges, Read More