Shabbat Message, May 21, 2021, Parashat Naso

Click HERE (video) for God Bless You and Keep You. The famous Kohenic blessing is recited in public recitations of the Amidah and by parents for their children. Brides and grooms beneath their chuppahs receive the blessing, too. Explore the meaning of the first line in this Torah study with Rashi’s commentary.

Click HERE (video) for Making Soul Music, The Legacy of the Levites. From instrumental music to soulful chanting using our heart-strings at services, we may connect our singing and praises to the Levites rituals in sacred precincts throughout Jewish history. Rashi brings forward a commentary that explains singing and adding our voices during prayers is holy work.