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Weekly Commentaries

Parashat Emor

A paradox of technology is that while we are able to multi-task, we seem to lack time. This is apparent when you find yourself struggling to schedule a meeting with a friend. The result of spreading ourselves thinly is not only on losing relationships but also of the self. G-d commands all Israelite people to observe the L-rd’s fixed times beginning with the observance of the Shabbat and the sacred feasts.


The 5th Sunday of Easter

This Sunday’s Gospel reading comes from the first chapter in the section of John, known as “the book of Glory” (chapters 13-20) where we have several references to God and the Son of Man being glorified: both have been ‘glorified’ in each other (13:31) and in the future when God will ‘glorify’ the Son of Man (13:32). There is a flowing, dynamic movement in these verses between God and the Son of Man...


The 5th Sunday of Easter II

Human relationships can be very difficult and demand a lot from us. In today’s Gospel, Jesus speaks to the issue of relationships when he introduces his disciples to the kind of love that must be the hallmark of all who bear the name Christian. “I give you a new commandment,” he says, “that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another” (John 13:34)...



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.


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.


2019 Summer Program

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