Author Archives: Neil Janes

Pesach to Shavuot 4

Here is the fourth text study as we journey through the Omer. Text 4 – Genesis Rabbah 96 “Three things did the earthly court decree, and the Holy One, who is blessed, approved their decrees from above”

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Parashat Shemini: Torah of the Eighth Day, Torah of the Next Day

This is the study sheet from which grew the sermon read at the LJS on 11 April 2015. It revolves around an extract from Leviticus Rabbah 11:6 (taken from the Academy of the Hebrew Language database) אמ’ ר’ שמואל בר … Continue reading

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Pesach to Shavuot 1

Revisiting a series of Six Texts for Shavuot (in the lead up to the Omer), here is the first text study as we reach the end of the first week of the Omer. So, here’s text 1 – Pesikta de … Continue reading

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