This week features:
Revisiting the 10 Plagues
High Drama on the Stage of Humanity: Are You Getting This?
Was it Bob Dylan who sang, ‘Buckets of Rain, Buckets of Torah?’ Maybe not. But that’s exactly what the new month of Shevat is all about… during this month, the rains of winter ascend in the veins of the trees and bring renewal, climaxing on the holiday of Tu B’Shvat… and at the same time, the sweet and healing waters of Torah rain upon down us, as Moshe began to review the entire Torah before the Children of Israel beginning on the first day of the month of Shevat. In this week’s edition of Temple Talk, Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Richman share beautiful insights on the singularity of the month of Shevat, and its potential for personal growth. At the same time, as we read about the last three of the Ten Plagues in this week’s Torah portion of Bo, our hosts transpose the situation in ancient Egyptian onto our contemporary milieu, and ask aloud: Are we getting the message?