Voices of WRJ

This weekly blog series, published on Fridays, features insights from WRJ leaders on the Torah portions from a women's perspective. Enhance your Torah learning and understanding by adding Voices to your reading list.

Voices of WRJ: Vayeria

Rachel Roth
November 6, 2020

 

Vayeira, (Genesis 18:1–22:24) There is a lot to unpack in this portion.

We are familiar with it. We read the Akeidah (Genesis 22:1), the binding of Isaac, on the High Holy Days every year.

Voices of WRJ: Vayeria

Rachel Roth
November 6, 2020

Vayeira, (Genesis 18:1–22:24) There is a lot to unpack in this portion.

We are familiar with it. We read the Akeidah (Genesis 22:1), the binding of Isaac, on the High Holy Days every year.

Voices of WRJ: Lech L'cha

Rosanne Selfon
October 29, 2020

 

I need to share something with you. Ready? Lech Lecha is MY FAVORITE TORAH PORTION!!!

Okay, I admitted it, said it aloud, and shared it with all my WRJ sisters.

How did I come to that conclusion; you ask? 1. Lech Lecha was my Bat Mitzvah portion in

Voices of WRJ: Noach

Rozan Anderson
October 23, 2020

 

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hanging on to some hope for a reset for our world. I worry a lot.

Voices of WRJ: B'reishit

Jane Taves
October 16, 2020

B’reishit. “Beginning.” A new beginning. How thrilling that every year we get to start over. The gift of an unblemished new start, untouched by triumphs or challenges. We finish the story and we immediately begin it again.

At my congregation for Simchat