Talmud Torah

Study the weekly Torah portion using Jewish sources

Sabbath:

In Imitatio Dei and in imitation of Jesus and his disciples

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Fulfilling who we are as disciples of Jesus

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Havrutah

Our method of study based on "iron sharpens iron" (Prov. 27: 1)

Weekly Commentaries


Eighth Day of Passover

Today is the eighth day of the Feast of Pesach or Passover.  For Christians, it would be hard for not to think about it considering that we are also celebrating Easter.  So, it is better that we acknowledge it first and, then, delve into the text customarily read in the diaspora on the eighth day of Pesach.  In the Christian context, Passover is associated with the sacrifice of Jesus, the feast/meal before his crucifixion, so it is remembered in a somber tone.  In the Jewish tradition, it is the commemoration of redemption, celebrated in festive tone.

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The Second Sunday of Easter

Alleluia! This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Today’s Gospel introduces us to the first of Jesus’ post-resurrection appearances to his community of disciples. Over the next 40 days or so Jesus will continue to make himself known to them through stirring conversation, meaningful events and the sharing of meals. Significantly, it is the community as a body that provides the locus for the experience of faith and it gives credence to the Matthean affirmation that “where two or three meet in my name, I shall be there with them”...

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Lecture

Dr Norman Tobias

Norman Tobias is a lay member of the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus in its renewed systematic dialogue with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Hebrew Song of the Month

October Song

This month's song is sung by Rabbi Dr. Minna Bromberg, who led and taught morning worship in Bat Kol, summer 2018.

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2019 Summer Program


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