The Parsha page offers links to wonderful online websites, resources, tools, and videos to help you gain inspiration, prepare for a speech, or a class on the weekly Torah portion.
Rabbi Avraham Edelstein’s Parsha Insights
Both scholars and laymen enjoy the weekly insights of the International Director of NLE. We are certain that you will find Rabbi Edelstein’s insights to be original and refreshing!
The Electronic Torah Warehouse with hundreds of links to help you have a vort on the Parsha from hundreds of perspectives.
What’s Bothering Rashi
Over ten years of weekly articles discussing what is the problem in the Torah’s text that Rashi responds to.
This site presents a calendar menu of each weekly portion of the Torah in two versions like a Tikkun Korim, one with vowels, punctuation and trope (cantillation), and one without. The site also provides audio of the Torah reading.
This site is new resource for Beraishis. You can create an online shiur for a group and then create a facebook-like feed of dicussion. Torah4Community is an excellent forum for enabling students to study the text in more depth (those ‘generations’ make a lot more sense when the names have meaning and poetry can be dug into when the allusions of the words are clearer) while sharing and learning from those with more experience with the text.
Rabbi David Etengoff commentaries on the Parashat HaShavuah
Many Jewish organizations send “Video Vorts” on the Parsha. Check out here for the always funny and wonderfully creative videos of Rabbi Avi Hoffman of The Jewish Renaissance Expereince. Below, is just one of many examples. Enjoy!
Here’s an example of The Torah Minute, produced by Rabbi Yitzi Weiner of The Community Kollel of Sharon. He uses Animoto and great background images to enhance the short yet uplifting video. Below is an example