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Rabbi’s Blog

At the end of a long day, there is no greater joy than sitting down on the living room couch, grabbing the remote control, and clicking over to HGTV, tuning into the latest episode of House Hunters. House Hunters is an incredible show that has...

[audio m4a="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/religous-round-table-gelsey.m4a"][/audio] Summertime means camp. In this week's Religious Roundtable, Rabbi Hirsch talks with James Gelsey, Director of Operations at the URJ Eisner Camp. The Religious Roundtable is brought to you by the South County Clergy Association, in partnership with WSBS. Thanks to WSBS for hosting this...

Parashat Balak 5776 [audio m4a="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/podcast-balak-5776.m4a"][/audio] "There was a man in the land of Uz named Job. That man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil." Job had 10 children--seven sons and three daughters. He was the wealthiest man in East. Such is our introduction to...

[audio mp3="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/REL-ROUNDTABLE-JULY-17.mp3"][/audio] This week on WSBS's Religious Roundtable, Rabbi Hirsch talks with interfaith colleagues about the traditions and the art of the sermon....

[audio mp3="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/RELIGIOUS-ROUNDTABLE-JULY-10-2016.mp3"][/audio] This week on the Religious Roundtable, Rabbi Neil Hirsch talks with Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman. They discuss the Southern Berkshire Community Hevra Kedisha. The Religious Roundtable is hosted by WSBS (94.1 FM) and the South County Clergy Association....

[audio m4a="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/shlach-lcha-5776.m4a"][/audio] Shabbat Shlach L'cha 5776 We logic constantly with If-Then statements. “If you do the dishes, then I’ll take care of the laundry,” we negotiate with our partners. “If you surpass your sales goals,” your supervisor tells you, “then you earn a bonus at the end...

[audio mp3="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/62416.mp3"][/audio] This summer,  Hevreh welcomes talented cantors and student cantors to our bima. If you missed services this week, take a listen! Shanna brought us some powerful and moving new tunes....

  [audio mp3="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/REL-RDTABLE-06-12-16.mp3"][/audio] This past week on the Religious Roundtable, I interviewed my dear friend, Rabbi Marc Katz. He has a new book coming out called The Heart of Loneliness. Take a listen to our conversation....

Parashat Bamidbar 5776 This Shabbat, we begin a new book of Torah, Bamidbar, the Book of Numbers. We call it Numbers out of its Latin rendering, Numeri, which was taken from the Greek name Arithmoi, “chosen in recognition of the extensive statistical material that opens this...

[audio m4a="https://www.hevreh.org/wp-content/uploads/5776.m4a"][/audio] Looking at this week's Torah portion, Parashat B'har, I'd like to focus on one of the last verses that we find in the portion for this week. Here is the good news: This is the next to last portion in all of Leviticus. Next week, as...