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Table for Five: Ki Tisa

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist When the people saw that Moses was late in coming down from the mountain,...

Table for Five: Tetzaveh

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist They will know that I, the Lord, am their God, Who brought them out...

Table for Five: Terumah

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And you shall erect the Tabernacle according to its proper manner, as you have...

Table for Five: Mishpatim

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a...

Table for Five: Yitro

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Honor your father and your mother, in order that your days be lengthened on...

Table for Five: Beshalach

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist It came to pass when Pharaoh let the people go, that God did not...

Table for Five: Bo

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist The people picked up their dough when it was not yet leavened, their leftovers...

Table for Five: Va’eira

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist So Pharaoh’s heart stiffened and he would not let the Israelites go, just as...

Table for Five: Shemot

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Then sister said to Pharaoh’s daughter, “Shall I go and get you a...

Table for Five: Vayechi

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist When the time drew near for Israel to die, he called his son Joseph...

Table for Five: Vayigash

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt in the land of Goshen, and...

Table for Five: Miketz

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has let you know all this, there...

Table for Five: Hanukkah Edition

Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist A miracle occurred and they lit for eight days. The next year the Sages instituted those days...

Table for Five: Vayishlach

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist I have become small from all the kindnesses and from all the truth that...

From Darkness to Wisdom — Thoughts on Torah Portion Vayeitzei 2020

I can imagine Jacob justifiably bemoaning his fate as he trudges toward Paddam Aram. Jacob was the one, the Bible tells us, who was...

Table for Five: Vayeitzei

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And an angel of God said to me in a dream, 'Jacob!' And I...

Table for Five: Toldot

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And the Lord said to her, "Two nations are in your womb, and two...

Table for Five: Chayei Sarah

Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And they summoned Rebecca, and they said to her, "Will you go with this man?" And she said,...

Table for Five: Vayera

Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist The LORD appeared to by the terebinths of Mamre; he was sitting at the entrance of the...

Table for Five: Lech Lecha

Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist I will not take so much as a thread or a sandal strap from what is yours, so...

Table for Five: Noach

Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And I will establish My covenant with you, and you shall enter the ark, with your sons, your...

Table for Five: Bereshit

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist When God began to create heaven and earth — the earth being astonishingly empty,...

Table for Five: Shemini Atzeret

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist A parable: There was a king of flesh and blood who said to his...

Table for Five: Sukkot

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist The Sages taught: All seven days of Sukkot, a person renders his sukka his...

Table for Five: Yom Kippur

One voice, five verses. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Seven days prior to Yom Kippur the Sages would remove the High Priest from...

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May this High Holy Days season be one of meaningful prayer, engaging lessons, poignant revelation and strong connections.

The Orchestra: Thoughts on the Last Shabbat of 5780

I have experienced a much-divided self lately as I have been thinking about the sovereignty of the Divine, the core theme of Rosh Hashanah....

Table for Five: Ki Tavo

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist I led you through the wilderness for forty years; the clothes on your back...

Table for Five: Ki Teitzei

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist If you see your brother’s ox or sheep gone astray, do not ignore it;...

Table for Five: Shoftim

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist You shall set up judges and law enforcement officials for yourself in all your cities...

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