Rabbi Dan Levin

Rabbi Dan Levin is the senior rabbi at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton, FL.

Real Angel Food

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Dan Levin

I love to sing. A large piece of what moves me in prayer is the music.

Dust and Ashes--and Holy

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Dan Levin

Rabbi Simcha Bunam of Pzhysha once said to his students: "Everyone must have two pockets, so that he can reach into the one or the other, according to his needs.

The Grand Opening

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Dan Levin

In Parashat P’kudei, we see the Israelites complete the punch list for the Tabernacle. Carefully, the text recounts how Bezalel and Oholiab, under the direction of Aaron’s son Ithamar, fashioned the materials brought by their fellow Israelites into the structure, furnishings, and implements of the Tabernacle.

A Palace for God, and for Us

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Dan Levin

A few weeks ago, I shared a study session with parents of our congregation’s third-graders. The curriculum for the third grade includes study of the Ten Commandments.

Courage, Convictions, and Leadership

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Dan Levin

Exodus, Chapter 32 begins with these words: “When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain . . . ” (Exodus 32:1). It’s a strange turn of phrase. What was it that they saw?