We are now at the midpoint of the month of Iyyar. Two months ago, it was Purim, our last full-scale public gathering before we began to shelter at home. You may have noticed that in recent Shabbat emails I have been counting the weeks of our physical separation consciously. In my Shabbat video dvar Torah, which you can find here, I explain why it’s so important to measure time, especially these days.
I’m including links to two of the essays cited in my teaching.
And speaking of songs to lift your spirits, here’s a musical genre that Rabbis Akiva and Shimon bar Yohai could never have anticipated:
Finally, don’t forget to click here for Virtual Shabbat Prayers from Cantor Zim, and some Torah reading clips from me.
Wishing you a Shabbat Shalom and good health,