Category: Rabbi Abraham

Rabbi Greenbaum gained his MA in classics and social sciences at Cambridge University. As a Harkness Fellow he studied at Harvard and Columbia, after which he spent four years as a BBC Radio news commentator and producer.

Ki Tavo: Rabbi Abraham

By Rabbi Abraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: KI TAVO, Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8. Haftara: Isaiah 60:1-22. Our parshah, KI TAVO, puts the seal on Moses’ detailed exposition of the commandments in the Mishneh Torah (=Deuteronomy) — the...

Shoftim: Rabbi Abraham

By Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: SHOFTIM, Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9. Haftara: Isaiah 51:12-52:12. The annual cycle of Torah readings is so arranged that parshas SHOFTIM, “Judges”, is always read on the first Shabbos of the...

Emor: Rabbi Abraham

by Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: Parshas EMOR, Leviticus 21:1-24:23 SAY TO THE PRIESTS As discussed in Universal Torah #20 TETZAVEH, the Torah conception of the priests and their relationship with the people is radically...

Vayera: Rabbi Abraham

By Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: Gen. 18.1-22.24. Haftara II Kings 4.1-37 (Sephardi ritual: II Kings 4.1-23). G-d’s Covenant with Abraham, marked by the sign of circumcision, brought Abraham to an entirely new level,...

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