Divrei Torah (Sermons)

Book of Bereisheet-Genesis

Bereisheet: Creation Science and Creation Metaphor

Bereisheet: Creatures of Change

Bereisheet: Bees, Torah’s Warrior-Farmers

Noach: Crow and Raven, Noah’s Scouts

Lech Lecha: Inner Time

Lech Lecha: Avraham’s Infinite Musical Legacy

Lech Lecha AND Vayera: Peace in a Time of War

Vayera: Sarah, Hagar and Troublemaking Interpreters

Chayei Sarah: Ditto’s Torah of Recognition

Chayei Sarah: Gifts of the Camel

Chayei Sarah (Haftorah): Batsheva, Queen Mother

Vayetze: What’s In A Name?

Vayetze: Never Underestimate the Power of a Woman

Vayetze: Our Ancestral Sheep

Vayetze: Expectations

Vayishlach: Dina, A Conflict of Perceptions

Miketz: Dreams, Symbols and Hints of God

Vayigash: Waiting for her Daughter

Vayigash: Prejudice and Projection

Vayechi: Just a Glimpse

Book of Shemot-Exodus

Shemot: Snake Mind, Conscious Mind

Shemot: Names of God

Va’era: Learning Compassion

Va’era: Everyday Eternity

Va’era: Pharaoh’s Heart

Va’era: Living Torah

Bo: Mutations of Consciousness

Bo: Not for Sale

Beshalach: Ambiguities of Faith

Beshalach: Black Fire on White Fire

Beshalach (Haftorah): Devorah, the New Miriam

Yitro: Symbolic Re-call

Yitro: On Eagle’s Wings

Yitro: The Ten Commandments – Fast, Fun Facts

Yitro: Gods of the Torah

Yitro (Haftorah): Isaiah the First – From Ethics to Politics

Yitro (Haftorah): Preparing for Revelation

Mishpatim: Restraining Your Inner Ox

Mishpatim: Spirituality of Law

Mishpatim: Visions of God

Terumah: Manatee Love

Tetzaveh: Wool to Worm – Weaving Spiritual Community

Tetzaveh: A Beautiful Mitzvah

Ki Tissa: Letting Go of Anger

Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge

Book of Vayikra-Leviticus

Vayikra: God’s Kitchen

Vayikra: Primordial Torah

Shemini: Radical Vegetarian Priests

Shemini: Holy Eight

Tazria: Maternity Leave

Tazria: Seeds of Torah

Metzora: Reintegrations

Metzora: Birds in Flight

Achrei Mot: Atonement in Context

Achrei Mot: Radical Vegetarian Priests

Kedoshim: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Kedoshim: Torah’s Life Cycle Journey

Kedoshim and Ruth: Intertextual Adventures

Bechukotai: Inner, Eco, Economic Shabbat

Book of Bamidbar-Numbers

Nasso: Peace is God’s Face

Nasso (Haftorah): Nothing is as it Seems

Beha’alotecha (Haftorah): Return? to the Temple?

Shlach: Grasshopper Power

Shlach: Spirit of the Dog

Chukat: Five Ways of Coping

Balak: Bilam, A Universal Prophet

Balak: Bilam, Man Without Attachment

Balak: Donkey, Our Inner GPS

Matot: Career or Calling?

Masei: Forty-two Stations

Book of Devarim-Deuteronomy

Devarim – Shabbat Chazon (Haftorah): Reb Kalman’s Vision

Va’etchanan: Shema, A Mystical Mishkan

Va’etchanan (Haftorah): Radical Universal Monotheism

Ekev: Road Map

Ekev (Haftorah): Maternal Theology

Re’eh: The Work of Love

Re’eh: Economic Justice

Re’eh: Poverty/Poverty, Wealth/Wealth

Re’eh: Pausing for Love

Re’eh: Listen to your Deer 

Re’eh: Take a Look at Your Food

Shoftim: Love and Awe

Shoftim: A Tikkun for Holy War

Ki Tetze: Hidden Side of Teshuvah

Ha’azinu: From Generation to Generation

Vezot Haberachah: Mysterious Missing Moshe

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