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Yitro 5774

Yitro Joe Goldberg, EMTZA USY Former United States President John Adams once said, “I will insist the Hebrews have [contributed] more to civilize men than any other nation. They are the most glorious nation that ever inhabited this Earth. They have given religion to three-quarters of the...

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Shoftim 5774

Shoftim By Joe Goldberg, EMTZA USY Martin Niemoller, a German and Lutheran pastor, famously said: First they came for the socialists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and...

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Chayei Sarah 5774

Chayei Sarah By Josh Pilchik Hagesher USY In last week’s torah portion, Vayeira, Abraham and Sarah have a son after decades of failed attempts. They name him Isaac, and Abraham is later is asked to sacrifice his son by G-d, without an explanation. Abraham follows G-ds instructions...

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Mishpatim 5774

Mishpatim By Gila Fridkis Every child, teenager and adult has a prized possession, something they wouldn’t trade for the world, something MasterCard would call “priceless”. In this week’s Torah portion, Mishpatim, the Israelites are given 53 of 613 mitzvot. The portion begins with the instructions for slaves,...

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Vayishlach 5769

Vayishlach 5769 By Emily Mostow Shabbat Shalom, CRUSY! In this week’s parsha, Vayishlach, Jacob wrestles with the angel. Jacob refuses to let the angel go until the angel blesses him. The angel responds by saying, “Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, because you...

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Tetzaveh 5774

Written by Rachel Provance Far West USY In this week’s Parsha, Tetzaveh, the basic garments of a Kohane are discussed. The basic garments consisted of a turban, shirt, pants, and belt. The Kohane Gadol wore four additional garments: the Me'ill - a long outer robe; the Ayphod...

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