Shemot – שְׁמוֹת








Shemot – שְׁמוֹת

Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander, Why Should Leaders Get Close to Those Who Suffer?

Beth Kalisch, How Humble is too Humble?

Carol Ochs, What’s in a Name?

Rabbi Sarah Bassin, The Limits of Control

Ana Bonnheim, The First Heroes of Exodus

Ellen Weinburg Dreyfus, Visions of Redemption

Rabbi Michelle Missagieh, Stop Making Excuses and Step Up to the Plate

Rabbi Caroline Balin, Believing the Exodus Story

Hannah Graham Pressman, How Two Midwives Tricked Pharaoh

Erica Brown, Leadership and Trust

Amy Kalmanofsky and Romie Shapiro, Spiritual Poetry Makes the Good Book Great

Ariella Rosen, A Turn for the Better

Abigail Treu, Hope and the Unknown

Va’eira – וָאֵרָא

Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander, What it Takes to Fulfill a Promise

Ana Bonnheim, The True Purpose of the Plagues

Ellen Weinburg Dreyfus, Plagued by the Plagues

Marci N. Bellows, Say My Name, Say My Name

Rabbi Sarah Bassin, Shortness of Breath, Shortness of Spirit

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, Who Really Hardened Pharoah’s Heart?

Rachel Farbiarz, How Aaron Helped Moses Overcome His Feelings of Inadequacy

Dr Sharon Koren, The Shechinah: A Supernal Mother

Aviva Presser Aiden, The Corruption of Water

Miriam Liebman, Redeeming the Plagues

Emily Barton, Promises Broken and Kept

Jan Uhrbach, Words Fail Me

Bo – בֹּא

Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander, What It Means To Be Prepared

Rabbi Ana Bonnheim, Why Firstborns Are Such a Big Deal in the Torah

Rabbi Sarah Bassin, Thinking Big and Failing Fast

Beth Kalisch, Pharaoh’s Final Request

Alana Joblin Ain, Released Into Jewish Time

Adina Gerver, Collective Punishment and Collective Responsibility

Rabbi Suzanne Singer, Does One Crime Justify Another?

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Return to the Homeland

Rabbi Dorothy A. Richman, Pharoah’s Courtiers

Aliza Kline, Learning Through Teaching

Jan Uhrbach, Memory and the Exodus from Egypt

Rabbi Paula Rose, “Us” and “Them”

Rabbi Gail Labovitz, What it Means to be ‘Erev Rav’

Rabbi Gail Labovitz, All My Bags are Packed and I’m Ready to Go (?)

Beshalach – בְּשַׁלַּח

Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander, What’s in a Name of God?

Beth Kalisch, On Gazelles and Pillars of Fire

Rabbi Sarah Bassin, How We Win Is Important

Rabbi Danielle Upbin, Song(s) of the Sea

Alana Alpert, From Insecurity to Sovereignty

Rabbi Deborah Joselow, Singing On The Way

Rabbi Ellen Lippmann, Beyond Victors and Victims

Rabbi Deborah Pipe-Mazo, God And The Angel: Leaders And Protectors

Rachel Rosenthal, Destiny in the Details

Ute Steyer, Living Practice: Not “How” but “Why”

Reb Mimi Feigelson, When Does Your Slavery End?

Rabbi Ilana Berenbaum Grinblat, The Real Miracle

Yitro – יִתְרוֹ

Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander, Accepting Advice From Your Father-in-Law

Rabbi Ana Bonnheim, Radical Inclusion at Sinai

Ellen Weinburg Dreyfus, Advice from a Father-in-Law

Rabbi Marci N. Bellows, Everybody’s Working for the Weekend

Rabbi Sarah Bassin, Encounters That Can Make Us Become Better Jews

Beth Kalisch, Beyond the Noise

Lucy F. Dinner, Everything Flows from God: Everything Depends on You

Laura Geller, Be Careful What You Want

Rabbi Michelle Missagieh, Soul Memories

Judith Plaskow, Women and Revelation

Rachel Farbiarz, What Moses Learned from His Father-In-Law

Rachel Rosenthal, Power and Love

Alisa Braun, Nothing is Enough

Mishpatim – מִּשְׁפָּטִים

Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander, Does the World Need More Love or Justice?

Beth Kalisch, The Roots of the Amicus Brief

Rabbi Sarah Bassin, Learning from the Imperfection of Religion

Rabbi Ana Bonnheim, The Moral Imperative of the Stranger

Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus, Rules and Regulations

Marci N. Bellows, He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother

Sue Levi Elwell, Covenant and Commitment: Who Is Responsible for the Vulnerable Among Us?

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, Ascending the Mountain

Rachel Adler, The Slave Wife

Aviva Presser Aiden, The Ban on ‘Tereifah’

Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses, We Are The Narrative

Amy Kalmanofsky, Opt-In Judaism

Julia Andelman, Kashrut and Refugees

Judith Hauptman, Defining a Moral and Just Society

Lisa Gelber, Taking the Time to be There

Ellen Dannin, Filling the Earth with God’s Presence

Terumah – פָּרָשָׁה

Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander, Can God Be Found Only in Our Sanctuaries?

Rabbi Sarah Bassin, The Limits of Communication

Rabbi Ana Bonnheim, Giving Gifts of Free Will

Beth Kalisch, Finding God in Large and Small Spaces

Ellen Weinburg Dreyfus, A Place for God to Dwell

Marci N. Bellows, Together Wherever We Go

Rabbi Sarah Paasche-Orlow, Using Our Contributions To Create The Sacred

Lilly Kaufman, The Golden Crown of Parenting

Ariel Fein, Building the Mishkan in Medieval Catalonia