Torah

Here you can read the collected teachings (drasha, d’var Torah), speeches and articles by our rabbi, student rabbi member, and associated friends and supporters of Sim Shalom worldwide.

Student Rabbi Peter Radvanszki’s Speech in Finchley Reform Synagogue

‍‍January 29, 2011 - 24 Shevat 5771

Delivered in March 2010

As most of you know, I am a third year rabbinical student at Leo Baeck College. I am more than grateful to be able to be in London and to learn here. I can continue my dream, and the dream of so many of us in Hungary, who believe that Judaism can be reborn and live again after the Shoah and 41 years of Communism.

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Torah Teaching from Rabbi Kelemen – Published in WUPJ Newsletter

‍‍January 23, 2011 - 18 Shevat 5771

“Joseph Reveals Himself: How to Deal With Shame” on Parshat Vayigash (Genesis 44:18–47:27)
by Rabbi Katalin Kelemen, founding member and spiritual leader of Sim Shalom, Hungary (Sim Shalom is the first post-war Progressive Hungarian Jewish Congregation)
WUPJ: Torah from around the world #44 – December 9th, 2010 issue

“Ha’eir eineinu b’toratecha… Let our eyes see the light of Your teaching and our hearts embrace Your commands .Give us integrity to love You and fear You. So shall we never lose our self-respect, nor be put to shame, for You are the power which works to save us.”

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