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This page collects sermons, Torah commentary, and other resources related to a particular Torah portion or holiday reading.

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D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 12:21-12:51

This activity packet for kids and families was prepared by Havaya Summer Programs in April of 2020.

Pesakh, Youth, Teen, Family
D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 6:2-9:35

There is a plague of darkness that has fallen not only on our land but upon the world. The coronavirus is certainly a plague that has affected every family, passing over some homes but striking too many others.

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 10:1-13:16

In the 13th century BCE, perhaps at this time of year, a few weeks before the new moon of spring, Moses said to Pharaoh: “We won’t know what we need until we get there.” That remains true. We won’t know what we need until we get there. All we can do is cultivate a trust, a faith, an emunah, that even though conditions going forward are beyond our ability to imagine, we will respond with love and empathy and resolve to the best of our ability.

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 12:21-12:51

Rabbi Howard Cohen reflects on Shabbat HaGadol, the Sabbath before Passover. 

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 10:1-13:16

When do we become fully adult? When we accept total responsibility for our actions. In this commentary on Parashat Bo, Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben examines Pharaoh's life and decisions to shed light on our own sense of moral responsibility for our deeds. 

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 10:1-13:16

In this short talk, Rabbi Lester Bronstein brings 18th and 19th-century Hasidic thought into dialogue with contemporary Reconstructionist theology.

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 12:21-12:51

This study sheet provides a variety of sources on the spiritual practices surrounding Passover (Pesakh).

Pesakh, Textual Sources
D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 12:21-12:51

A creative meditation on liberation from Egypt

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 12:21-12:51

On Passover, we read the Song of Songs, a series of love songs in poetic form. Why is it appropriate for this holiday?

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