Torah Sparks

United Synagogue (USCJ) is proud and delighted to bring you Torah Sparks, with insights and learning materials on the Parasha (Torah portion) of the week. Torah Sparks is produced by the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Each week there will be a Dvar Torah - a discussion on some aspect of the reading, by CY faculty, alumni and friends; a Vort - a short thought from Chasidic rebbes or other thinkers about some point in the text; and Table Talk - questions to stimulate discussion on the Parsha around the Shabbat table. Torah Sparks is available here on the Conservative Yeshiva's Shiurim Online Beit Midrash website, as well as by subscription to weekly graphical emails. Please select the Parasha you would like to see - it will display articles from each year. A printable PDF is linked at the end of each week's presentation.

Vayishlah

Vayishlah 5776

November 27-28, 2015 – 16 Kislev 5776 Annual (Genesis 32:4-36:43): Etz Hayim p. 198; Hertz p. 122 Triennial (Genesis 35:16-36:43): Etz Hayim p. 214; Hertz p. 130 Haftarah (Obadiah 1:1-21): Etz Hayim, p. 222; Hertz p. 137 שְׁמַע אֵלַי יַעֲקֹב, וְיִשְׂרָאֵל מְקֹרָאִי “Listen to Me, O Jacob, Israel, whom I have called” (Isaiah 48:12) By […]

Vayishlah 5777

Parashat Vayishlah December 16-17, 2016 – 17 Kislev 5777 Annual (Genesis 32:4-36:43): Etz Hayim p. 198-220; Hertz p. 122-134 Triennial (Genesis 32:4-33:20): Etz Hayim p. 198-206; Hertz p. 122-127 Haftarah (Obadiah 1:1-21): Etz Hayim p. 221-225; Hertz p. 137-140 PDF_Vayishlah_5777 For want of a few small jars… Rabbi Daniel Goldfarb, CY Faculty and Coordinator, Torah […]

Torah Sparks

United Synagogue (USCJ) is proud and delighted to bring you Torah Sparks, with insights and learning materials on the Parsha (Torah portion) of the week. Torah Sparks is produced by the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Each week there will be a Dvar Torah - a discussion on some aspect of the reading, by CY faculty, alumni and friends; a Vort - a short thought from Chasidic rebbes or other thinkers about some point in the text; and Table Talk - questions to stimulate discussion on the Parsha around the Shabbat table. Torah Sparks is available here on the Conservative Yeshiva's Shiurim Online Beit Midrash website, as well as by subscription to weekly graphical emails.