Tag Archives: Creation

Beshallach: Back to the beginning

There is just so much going on in this week’s parasha, Beshallach.  In a nutshell, the people leave Egypt, cross over the Sea of Reeds, Moses sings a song, Miriam leads women in song, the people complain about being thirsty … Continue reading

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Bereshit: Before the beginning

“Nothing comes from nothing.  Nothing ever could.” Life is lived in the lyrics of musicals, it’s true.  Ok, it’s true for me, but this lyric from perhaps one of my less-favorite songs/scenes in “Sound of Music” rings true for this … Continue reading

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Bereshit: Creation and closets

It doesn’t get better than this. Ok, I know I say that about a lot of Torah portions, but this? This is the beginning. The genesis of it all. Genesis. The beginning. But where to start…If ever there was a … Continue reading

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Bereshit: Which Creation story to experience today?

The weather around Chicago this week has been particularly conducive to think in terms of new beginnings.  Crisp, clear, cool in the mornings and evenings…in a word, the perfect autumn days.  We are , in fact, at a place of … Continue reading

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