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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...

Table for Five: Re’eh

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Everything I command, you shall be careful to do it. You shall neither add to...

Table for Five: Va’etchanan

It is enough for you. Speak to Me no more regarding this matter. Go up to the top of the hill and lift up your eyes westward and northward and southward and eastward and see with your eyes, for you shall not cross this Jordan.

Seekers of Truth Among the Ruins – Thoughts on the Shabbat Before the 9th of Av (Parshat Devarim)

Seekers of Truth Among the Ruins Thoughts on the Sabbath Before the 9th of Av (Parshat Devarim) Well-being is within your reach. We’ve all had...

Table for Five: Devarim

How can I bear unaided the trouble of you, and the burden, and the bickering!- Deuteronomy 1:12

Table for Five: Matot-Masei

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist You shall provide yourselves with places to serve you as cities of refuge to...

Table for Five: Pinchas

One verse, five voices.

Table for Five: Korach

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Speak to the Levites and say to them: When you receive from the Israelites...

Chaos, Moping and Mopping – Comments on Torah Portion Beha’alotekha

Chaos, Moping and Mopping 2020 (adapted from 2019) B’ha’alotekha The brilliance of the Torah as “Literary Philosophic-Psychology” is evident in this week’s Torah portion, “Be’ha’aloteka.” We...

Knowledge, Will and Blessings – Thoughts on Torah Portion Naso

Knowledge, Will and Blessings Thoughts on Torah Portion Naso 2020 (adapted from 2019)   I often meet with a person who is looking to change their life...

Table for Five: Shavuot Special Issue

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on...

Table for Five: Bamidbar

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist The Israelites shall camp each with his standard, under the banners of their ancestral...

Table for Five: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist. Speak to the entire community of the children of Israel, and say to them,...

Fear and The Remedy – Thoughts on Torah Portion Tazria-Metzora

Fear and the Remedy Thoughts on Torah portion Tazria-Metzora Rabbi Mordecai Finley - Ohr HaTorah Synagogue - Mar Vista This week’s Torah portion is about mass fear,...

Table for Five: Tazria-Metzora

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist If a man loses the hair of his head and becomes bald, he is clean....

Table for Five: Special Shabbat of Passover

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And Moses hastened, bowed his head to the ground and prostrated himself, and said: “If...

Table for Five: Passover

One verse, five voices.

Weekly Parsha: Vayikra

One verse five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist When you present an offering of meal baked in the oven, choice flour: unleavened...

Weekly Parsha: Vayakhel-Pekudei

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist On six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a...

Weekly Parsha: Ki Tisa

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist The rich shall not pay more and the poor shall not pay less than half a...

Weekly Parsha: Tetzaveh

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist Inside the breast-piece of decision you shall place the Urim and Tumim, so that they are...

Weekly Parsha: Terumah

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist There I will meet with you, and I will impart to you — from above the...

Weekly Parsha: Mishpatim

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist. But if the slave declares, “I love my master, and my wife and children: I do...

Weekly Parsha: Yitro

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, his manservant,...

Weekly Parsha: Beshalach

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist Now Moses’ hands were heavy; so they took a stone and placed it under him,...

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