Elliott A. Kleinman

Building the Sacred

D'Var Torah By: Elliott A. Kleinman

March 4, 2015
The Torah is filled with great drama. Moviemakers and even animators turn to the text repeatedly for its stunning visual imagery and profound drama. This week's Torah portion, Vayak’heil, is replete with both. Close your eyes and imagine the following: Six hundred thousand Jews are encamped at the foot of...

Living for Tomorrow and Today

D'Var Torah By: Elliott A. Kleinman

November 7, 2014
Focal Point When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the outdoors; but Jacob was a mild man, who stayed in camp. Isaac favored Esau because he had a taste for game; but Rebekah favored Jacob. Once when Jacob was cooking a stew, Esau came...