Category Archives: Torah

Purim Extravaganza at TAIS! Megillah w/Simultaneous Translation to Sign Language! Live Band! Open Bar, Magic Show & More!

Join us for our 8th Annual ROCKIN’ PURIM at TAIS!!!       ** Festive Megillah reading with Simultaneous Translation to Sign Language – to be Broadcast around the world LIVE on YNET!!!   Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

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NEW TORAH CLASSES AT TAIS!!!

Tanach Study 929 with Psychotherapy Insights! TAIS is pleased to join the national 929 Tanach Study campaign!   You are invited to join us Sunday evenings at 8:00pm with our Tanach expert Liliah Ben Baruch! Liliah also weaves into the … Continue reading

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Shavuot All-Night Torah Learning in Hebrew, English & French!

Join us Saturday Night – Sunday Morning, June 11-12 for the Shavuot Festival Experience of a Lifetime!  We will have a whole night of learning, with parallel classes in Hebrew, English and French, and plenty of food and drink to keep … Continue reading

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Shavuot All-Night Learning in English, French & Hebrew!!!

Join us Saturday Night – Sunday Morning, May 23-24 for the Shavuot Festival Experience of a Lifetime!!!! 7:00pm – Mincha & Seudah Shlishit followed by a Special Festive Tefilah English & French Shiurim: (For Hebrew Schedule, click HERE) 11:00pm “Kol … Continue reading

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Hoshana Rabba Evening of Learning!

Enjoy an evening of learning with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn, Rabbi Joe Ehrenkrantz and Rabbi Dr. Rafi Shuchat  in the Garden Sukkah of TAIS!   Tuesday evening, September 24 6:30pm – Rabbi Ariel 7:30pm – Rabbi Joe 8:30pm – Rabbi Rafi … Continue reading

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Shemot – “Say My Name”

Shemot begins with Rashi telling us that even though Jacob and his children were each named at the end of Bereishit, God names them again here to let us know how much he loved them. Thus, the second book of … Continue reading

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Chanukkah – Two Notions of Nationalism

There are two Chanukkah stories. The Gemara (Shabbat 21b) asks, “What is Chanukkah?” and Rashi (ibid.) explains that the Gemara is asking which miracle the holiday commemorates because there are two different miracles. On the one hand, we have the … Continue reading

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“ועתה, מתי אעשה גם אנוכי לביתי”

Employer – employee tensions have existed since the beginning of time. One key example appears in this week’s parsha. Ya’akov Avinu, after working for his brother-in-law, Lavan, for 14 years to pay off his debt for marrying Leah and Rachel, … Continue reading

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Parshat Toldot : Friends? Enemies? Both?

Rivkah is pregnant with twins. But, these aren’t just any twins, these two are ferocious. While still in her womb, they move around so much that Rivkah is in pain, and can’t ever sleep. What are they doing in there? … Continue reading

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