Rosh Hashanah 5783 Day II – Beth Israel Sermon

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה, יְיָ אֱלֹהֵינוּ, מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, שֶׁהֶחֱיָנוּ וְקִיְּמָנוּ וְהִגִּיעָנוּ לַזְּמַן הַזֶּה. Blessed are You, HaShem our God, Sovereign of all, who has kept us alive, sustained us, and brought us to this season. When I was thinking about what I would...
Pesach

Pesach

Weekly D’var: Pesach – Yael Swartz, Hillel Laurier There are many Torah portions that are read on Passover. They include information about mitzvot that we do, both on Passover and on an everyday basis, and also tell the story of Moses leading the Israelites out of...

Parshat Metzora

Weekly D’var: Metzora – Hannah Silverman, President of McMaster Hillel and 3rd-year Health Sciences student Parshat Metzora outlines the halakhot (laws) of tzaraat, divinely afflicted leprosy. The classic example of behaviour that causes the onset of tzaraat is lashon...
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