Divrei Torah

Smart Chesed begins with the wisdom of the Torah.
These Divrei Torah are written by our Executive Director, Rabbi Avrohom Leventhal, unless otherwise noted.
Title Date Read

A Project for Life

Israel and the world needs a revolution. The Jewish people are broken and split apart. We need to put them back together again.
By Rabbi Yaacov Haber
June 11, 2021

Parshat Shelach: Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

The pandemic and closing of borders has kindled the longing for our Land
June 4, 2021

The Parsha in Chesed - Naso - One Nation, Under G-d

No matter what or with whom the relationship is, we should strive to make it the best, and holiest, it can be.
May 21, 2021

The Parsha in Chesed - Bamidbar - The Personal Touch

We all appreciate personal attention from others in our lives. We all need to be recognized and acknowledged.
May 14, 2021

The Parsha in Chesed – Behar – Put Them in Their Place

The time has come to put the needy in their proper place.
May 7, 2021

The Chance for a Second Chance

We don’t need to wait for a Pesach Sheni or Lag B’omer to appreciate second chances
April 29, 2021

Grab the Torah by Its Foot

As parents, we know that there is no greater pleasure than seeing our children getting along with one another. And no greater pain than discord among siblings. Our Father above is the ultimate parent.
April 22, 2021

Simple Hakarat Hatov

The ability to live in a country where we can be Jews freely requires from us as Jews, at the very least, simple gratitude.
April 15, 2021

The Stork Reality

The Parsha in Chesed - Shmini.
April 7, 2021

How Kind Is Your Kindness?

Why did G-d command the Israelites to ask the Egyptians for gifts if they would receive the spoils at the Red Sea?
March 31, 2021

The Parsha in Chesed – Pesach

Around the Table and Under Your Nose
March 26, 2021

The Parsha in Chesed: Vayikra - The Pulse on the Finger

The finger has a very important place in Judaism in general, and in this parsha, in particular.
March 19, 2021

Don’t Judge A Sink by Its Cover

The Parsha in Chesed – Parshat Vayakhel.
March 10, 2021

Purim: A Gift of Unity

This week in 'The Parsha in Chesed' series: the festival of Purim.
February 25, 2021

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