Parashat Tzav 5782

Parashat Tzav 5782

Weekly D’var: Tzav – Rabbi Ariella Rosen, Hillel UofT In conversations with students, from the casual passing check-in to the more focused one-to-one encounter, I hear a lot about how they are doing. One word has emerged frequently recently: burnout. Between academic...
Parshat Vayikra

Parshat Vayikra

Weekly D’var: Vayikra – Adam Miller, Western Hillel Parashat Vayikra, the first portion of the Book of Leviticus, introduces the Priestly Code, the various rites undertaken by the Priests of the ancient Jewish temple, and the sacrifices that individuals had to bring...
Parshat Pekudei

Parshat Pekudei

Weekly D’var: Pekudei – Orly Aziza, Hillel York This week’s Torah portion is heavily focused on the technical measurements and details of the building of the Mishkan, the Tabernacle. However, hidden amongst the measurement of gold and silver is a message about...
Stronger Together!

Stronger Together!

Over this past Family Day Weekend, I spent a lot of time reflecting both about the challenges we face, but also about the incredible strength and resiliency of this community. Jewish students are often at the forefront of hate and discrimination on campus and online,...
Parshat Ki Tisa

Parshat Ki Tisa

Weekly D’var: Ki Tisa – Jacob Brickman, Hillel Waterloo Parshat Ki Tisa is one of the longest weekly portions we read from the Torah and contains some of its best-known imagery. After forty days atop Sinai, God gives Moses the tablets containing the Ten Commandments....
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