Shira Milgrom

Rabbi Shira Milgrom is a rabbi at Congregation Kol Ami and is part of a unique rabbinic partnership of two co-senior rabbis in White Plains, New York. She is the author of articles about Jewish spirituality, education, healing, and women in Judaism and is the editor of a unique siddur used now for two decades in settings across the continent. She is blessed to learn continually about loving from her husband, children, and grandchildren.


D'Var Torah By: Shira Milgrom

October 21, 2014
Parashah Overview Abram, Sarai, and Lot go to Canaan. (12:1-9) Famine takes them to Egypt, where Abram identifies Sarai as his sister in order to save his life. (12:10-20) Abram and Lot separate.

Affirming the Covenant

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Rifat Sonsino, Ph.D.

September 8, 2014
Every Jew Is Part of the Covenant In his final appeal to the people of Israel, Moses reminds them that the covenant they are establishing with God will be valid for eternity.

Sukkot: The Season of Our Joy

D'Var Torah By: Shira Milgrom

September 2, 2014
The Torah reading for the Shabbat of Sukkot (Exodus 33:12–34:26) includes the reconciliation between God and Moses following the Golden Calf, the inscription of the second set of the Ten Commandments, and the verbal covenant that accompanies this second giving.

Expanding the Covenant

D'Var Torah By: Shira Milgrom

August 27, 2014
At the edge of the Promised Land, Moses convenes his people one last time, to draw them into the covenant between them and their God.