Think Outside the Cloud – Parashat Beshalach

Think Outside the Cloud – Parashat Beshalach

….And Moshe said to Yehoshua, “Choose men for us, and go out and fight against Amalek” – Shemot 17:9 וַיֹּאמֶר משֶׁה אֶל יְהוֹשֻׁעַ בְּחַר לָנוּ אֲנָשִׁים וְצֵא הִלָּחֵם בַּעֲמָלֵק  – שמות יז, ט The Ananei Hakavod, the protective Clouds of Glory, sheltered all Bnei Yisrael who lived and traveled within them from enemy attack. Amalek was capable of attacking only […]

February 10, 2017 at 1:26 AM 0 comments

A Time for War – Parashat Beshalach

A Time for War – Parashat Beshalach

“….And Moshe said to Yehoshua, “Choose men for us, and go out and fight against Amalek…” – Shemot 17:9 וַיֹּאמֶר משֶׁה אֶל יְהוֹשֻׁעַ בְּחַר לָנוּ אֲנָשִׁים וְצֵא הִלָּחֵם בַּעֲמָלֵק – שמות יז, ט When Bnei Yisrael were under imminent threat of attack by Pharaoh and his army, Moshe told them not to fear the Egyptians nor to wage war against […]

February 9, 2017 at 2:21 AM 0 comments

The Women’s Dance – Parashat Beshalach

The Women’s Dance – Parashat Beshalach

“…And Miriam, the prophetess, Aharon’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women came out after her with tambourines and with dancing….- Shemot 15:20 וַתִּקַּח מִרְיָם הַנְּבִיאָה אֲחוֹת אַהֲרֹן אֶת הַתֹּף בְּיָדָהּ וַתֵּצֶאןָ כָל הַנָּשִׁים אַחֲרֶיהָ בְּתֻפִּים וּבִמְחֹלֹת – שמות טו, כ The drowning of the Egyptians in the sea (after Bnei Yisrael had safely passed through) […]

February 8, 2017 at 6:41 AM 0 comments

From Sea to See – Parashat Beshalach

From Sea to See – Parashat Beshalach

“….But the children of Israel went on dry land in the midst of the sea…” – Shemot 14:29 וּבְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל הָלְכוּ בַיַּבָּשָׁה בְּתוֹךְ הַיָּם – שמות יד, כט Our Sages taught, “Everything that exists on land also exists in the sea” (Talmud, Chulin 127a). The difference between them is only the extent to which their inhabitants are visible to the […]

February 7, 2017 at 6:29 AM 0 comments

Stop, Drop, and Care – Parashat Beshalach

Stop, Drop, and Care – Parashat Beshalach

“….And G-d said to Moshe, “Why do you cry out to Me? Speak to the B’nei Yisrael and have them journey forth….” – Shemot 14:15 וַיֹּאמֶר ה’ אֶל משֶׁה מַה תִּצְעַק אֵלָי דַּבֵּר אֶל בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וְיִסָּעוּ – שמות יד, טו The Jewish people were surrounded by peril in all directions, and their leader Moshe called out to G-d in […]

February 6, 2017 at 2:03 AM 0 comments

Parashat Beshalach – How can we have trust in G-d

Parashat Beshalach – How can we have trust in G-d

The Torah requires us to trust in G-d and believe that everything that G-d does is for the best, but how really can one trust G-d fully and can it really be done knowing that bad things do happen? – find out in this class about the Parasha Duration of class: 1:09:20               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/306287275-rabbialonanava-parashat-beshalach-how-can-we-have-trust-in-g-d.mp3Podcast: […]

February 5, 2017 at 6:08 PM 0 comments

Praying for a Living – Parashat Beshalach

Praying for a Living – Parashat Beshalach

“…And B’nei Yisrael cried out to G-d…” – Shemot 14:10 וַיִּצְעֲקוּ בְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל אֶל ה’ – יד, י Seeing Pharaoh and his army rapidly approaching them, the Jews became frightened and cried out to G-d. Rashi comments that the Jews’ reaction was not unusual; rather, “they seized the craft of their ancestors.” For Avraham, Yitzchak, and Yaakov, calling out to […]

February 5, 2017 at 6:37 AM 0 comments