Lawrence A. Englander

The Perils of Stubbornness

D'Var Torah By: Lawrence A. Englander

August 30, 2012
FOCAL POINT Pharaoh’s courtiers said to him, “How long shall this one be a snare to us? Let the men go to worship Adonai their God! Are you not yet aware that Egypt is lost?” (Exodus 10:7)Then Adonai said to Moses, “Hold out your arm toward the sky that there...

Two Ways of Meeting God

D'Var Torah By: Lawrence A. Englander

August 30, 2012
The parchment inside the mezuzah contains two names of God. On the outside of the scroll is the name Shaddai, often translated as "God Almighty." Inside the parchment, the first line of the Shema bears the sacred name YHVH, which we read as Adonai.Both these names appear in this week's...