What does the death of Sara have to do with King David?

Parsha with Rabbi Kravitz - Chayei Sarah

What does the deal of Sara have to do with King David? Welcome to another episode of Parsha with Rabbi Kravitz. This week’s Parsha is Chayei Sarah. The Parsha opens by telling us that Sarah dies at age 127 and is buried in the Machpelah Cave in Hebron, which Abraham purchases from Ephron the Hittite [Read More]

SEEKING GOD: Faith & Doubt

http://www.jewsforjudaism.ca • Donate https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/24741 • SEEKING GOD: Faith and Doubt with Rabbi Michael Skobac is the “sixth” of a 6-part lecture series called: DEEPENING JEWISH EXPERIENCE: The Spiritual Dimension. If you want to deepen your understanding of Judaism, are seeking more from your Jewish experience, or are just curious — then this seminar is for [Read More]

JEWISH PRAYER & MEDITATION

http://www.jewsforjudaism.ca • Donate https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/24741 • JEWISH PRAYER & MEDITATION: Connecting with God with Rabbi Michael Skobac is the “third” of a 6-part lecture series called: DEEPENING JEWISH EXPERIENCE: The Spiritual Dimension If you want to deepen your understanding of Judaism, are seeking more from your Jewish experience, or are just curious — then this seminar [Read More]

SHABBAT & JEWISH HOLIDAYS

http://www.jewsforjudaism.ca • Donate https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/24741 • SHABBAT & HOLIDAYS: Creating Islands in Time with Rabbi Michael Skobac is the “fourth” of a 6-part lecture series called: DEEPENING JEWISH EXPERIENCE: The Spiritual Dimension If you want to deepen your understanding of Judaism, are seeking more from your Jewish experience, or are just curious — then this seminar [Read More]

INTERMARRIAGE – Why Marry Jewish?

http://www.jewsforjudaism.ca • Donate https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/24741 • What accounts for the steadily rising rates of intermarriage over the past 50 years? What are the chances that children of a mixed marriage will grow up identifying with Judaism? This lecture explores this disturbing development and offers the Jewish community some positive suggestions to help turn this crisis around. [Read More]

IS RELIGION KILLING JUDAISM?

http://www.jewsforjudaism.ca • Donate https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/24741 • This revealing presentation examines some of the negative stereotypes that people have about religion and how Judaism suffers by association. The issues addressed include today’s preference for spirituality over religion, the sentiment that religion is a “crutch for those who need it” and the contention that religions divide people, thereby [Read More]

WHAT IS JUDAISM’S BOTTOM LINE?

http://www.jewsforjudaism.ca • Donate https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/24741 • Judaism can be a very busy religion. We do so many things in our observance. It’s easy to get lost in the details & forget about the big picture. So what’s Judaism really all about? What’s the ultimate goal of everything we do as Jews? Where’s Judaism supposed to be [Read More]