// April 2018 - The Neshamah Center | The Neshamah Center

Archive for April, 2018

Tazria-Metzora 5778: The Power of Words

April 25, 2018
burnt sacrifice

This week’s Torah portion, Tazria-Metzora, opens with a discussion of the ritual impurity connected with child-bearing. After giving birth a woman is in a state of ritual impurity similar to what happens when she has her period. The Torah tells us, On the completion of her period of purification, for either son or daughter,...
Read More »

Keynote Address at Alabama State Holocaust Commemoration, April 10, 2018

April 11, 2018
Rabbi Barry Leff

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, I had the honor of delivering the Keynote Address at the State of Alabama’s Holocaust Commemoration in the State Capitol. The event was in the old Senate Chambers, the very same room where the Alabama Senate had voted to secede from the Union in 1861. Governor Kay Ivey was...
Read More »

Eighth Day of Passover 5778 – African Refugees in Israel

April 10, 2018
Holot

We have spent the last week celebrating the story of our escape from Egypt. How we were oppressed and abused, our infant sons living under a death decree. We managed to escape with our lives, leaving in such a hurry our bread didn’t have time to rise. All week we’ve been eating matzah and...
Read More »

Join Reb Barry’s Email List

Enter your Email


Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz

Join Reb Barry’s Email List

Enter your Email


Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz


Archives