Tuesday 22 June 2021

HESPADIM FOR RABBI LIPPA RABINOWITZ AT VINE ST SHUL

The Roumanisheer Shul ( Vine St ) together with Manchester Mesivta School held an evening of Hespadim for the long serving Rov and Principal...

The Power of the Community

בס"ד Bio for Rabbi Ben Goodman A project of My Dvar Torah, Torah Bite is your resource for a short, dynamic, and meaningful Dvar Torah to...

Ask Rabbi Schochet about the Situation in Israel

Dear Rabbi Time for some inspiration again please. We feel like we are all under attack for what’s going on in Israel. Shulie   Dear Shulie The question is...

Ask Rabbi Apple on the Chosenness, Family Ties and Ecology

BEING THE "CHOSEN PEOPLE" Q. Isn’t it arrogant and exclusionist for us to regard ourselves as the Chosen People? A. The concept of Jewish "chosenness" offends...

Oz Torah from Rabbi Apple

Torah readings: Tazria-M'tzora DISEASE IN ANCIENT JERUSALEM Contagious disease is a central feature of the Torah readings this Shabbat. Strangely the disease did not spread in Temple...

Parshat Vayeshev

In this week’s D’var Torah the Chief Rabbi asks what it was that caused the waters to part. What did the sea see? In Psalm 114,...

Tehillim 148

This week’s psalm brings us within touching distance of the end of Tehillim. It is one of the most all encompassing psalms in the whole...

Parshat Vayigash

THE LAST & THE LOST? Many years have passed since Jacob and Joseph saw each other last. A lengthy period has separated them. Finally comes the...

Parshat Chayei Sarah

From Eliezer we learn, G-d helps those who live their entire life in order to help others. Our sages teach, Gadol Sichatam Shel Avdei Avot...

Cannibalism, Candles and Conversions

by Rabbi Raymond Apple  CANNIBALISM Q. Is cannibalism kosher? There was an incident in 1972 when survivors of a plane crash in the Andes ate the...

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