Torah Sparks

Welcome to Torah Sparks, a weekly Parashat HaShavua blog brought to you by the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Click here for an archive of Torah Sparks publications from 5782, and see below how to join the 5783 emailing list.

Check back every Tuesday to read insightful and thought-provoking commentary from our faculty on the weekly Torah portion. Each issue of Torah Sparks includes the following:

  • D’var Torah – Original interpretations on the weekly Torah Portion by the CY’s Mid-Atlantic Faculty-in-Residence, Bex Stern Rosenblatt.
  • Dvar Haftarah – Questions posed by faculty member, Vered Hollander-Goldfarb, to stimulate thinking and discussion on the Haftarah portion around the Shabbat table.
  • The Halakhah in the Parashah – Joshua Kulp reflects on how the Parashah relates to Halakhah as we practice it today. Alternating weeks.
  • Adventures in the Mishnah with My Kids – Ilana Kurshan,  CY faculty member and award-winning author of “If All the Seas Were Ink,” brings us Aggadic discussions and stories of teaching them to her children. Alternating weeks,

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