This week’s haftarah, from the book of Ezekiel, discusses the changing power structures and leadership in the changing times of Israel.
This week’s Haftarah parallels the parashah’s discussion on God. The Israelites face more attractive gods but return to God, in the end.
Our parashah describes a puzzling episode, following the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai when elders of Israel envision God.
When Moses names a time for the final plague, the death of the first born, he isn’t as specific as we might expect, why?
This week’s parashah opens a conversation about when the beginning of the year is and the impact that it has on time itself.
Vaera opens with God reiterating the covenant made with Moshe’s ancestors. What’s the connection between this parshah and pizza toast?
Shemot describes the early years of Moshe’s life up to the pivotal moment when he is informed of his mission awaiting him in Egypt.
In this week’s parashah, Moshe is accused of “giving Pharaoh a sword to kill us,” in response to his demands of “let my people go.”
Rabbi Suzanne Brody shares her poem that embraces a variety of midrashim about what happened at Sinai when we received the Torah.
While anger and frustration can lead to stress and dissatisfaction, mindful approaches to our anger can move our lives out of complacency.