Shabbat Message, Feb. 5, 2021, Parashat Yitro

Click HERE (video) for Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh: Agents of Holiness an exploration of the Haftarah for Parshat Yitro. Isaiah’s famous vision is a call to holy action every time we go up on our toes.

Click HERE (video) for the chanting of this week’s Haftarah for Parshat Yitro. You’ll hear familiar words, as our Kedusha prayers make use of Isaiah’s famous word about God, the heavens and his vision. Click HERE for audio-only version of this chanting of the Haftarah.

Click HERE (video) for Torah study with Rashi on Exodus18:10-11: Barukh HaShem! Yitro Said it First. What does it mean that the parsha with the Ten Commandments is named for a righteous gentile? How is Yitro’s faith an inspiration to us all?

Click HERE (video) for the Shabbat Yitro Sermon: The Ten Commandments – Light for Our World and The Real Revolution. A Hasidic master explains why the second commandment about idols comes right after the first statement God makes, “I am Adonai Your God.” Discerning Torah’s light and moral grounding while rejecting idols is a hallmark of Jewish tradition generation to generation. Hear why the Ten Commandments are truly revolutionary.