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In this week's Dvar Torah, we are introduced to Sarah and Abraham, an elderly couple who have never had children of their own. Finally, when Sarah is 90 years old, she is told that she will be able to have children. The message throughout the parsha relates to how we, as a community, have had to wait for a long time, for the return of in-person gatherings and events. We learn through Sarah's journey that good things come to those who are patient.
In this weeks Parshat, we follow the journey of Avram, as he living by G-d's instructions. This reading teaches us about the importance of trusting G-d as we make our way throughout our own lives.
This week's Dvar Torah helps us to understand the importance of finding hope within one's self as well as the importance of communication. The story of Noah's ark exhibits key findings that are essential to living a full and well-developed life.
This week's Dvar Torah, Parshat Breishit, discusses the events that occurred in the beginning of the Torah, starting at the creation of the world.
In this week's Parsha, we discuss the importance of the Sukkah and why we built it the way we do. BBYO, as an organization, provides us with stability and the opportunity for reflection, just like a Sukkah.
This week's Dvar Torah exhibits how Moses led the people to the land of Israel and the importance of being aware of the struggles it took to get there. Reflecting on one's journey is crucial for self realization and self growth. Through his song, Moses taught us important life lessons that are still relevant thousands of years later.
Within the Jewish religion, music is something that allows us to further connect to our ancestors. Discover the importance of the first written Torah and how it still plays a role in Judaism today.
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