About Rabbi Yossi Friedman

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Rabbi Yossi Friedman has created 111 blog entries.

8 Nisan 5779 – Metzora

Israel is on the verge of becoming the fourth nation to land a spacecraft on the moon! Incredible that Israel, one of the smallest countries, and indeed the Jewish people,

1 Nisan 5779 – Tazria-Hachodesh

This week we will be taking out three Torah's in Shul. The first is for the regular Parasha, Tazria. The second is for Rosh Chodesh, being the new month of

23 Adar II 5779 – Shemini

With Purim behind us, it is now full steam ahead for Pesach! We had a good start to the season of freedom with the first of our three-week course taking

16 Adar II 5779 – Tzav

As I write this message we are about to usher in the most joyous Jewish holiday of Purim. My daughter Penina performed this morning at a COA pre-Purim party, and

9 Adar II 5779 – Vayikra

I take this opportunity to wish you and your families a happy Purim and I hope to see you at the many events that our Shul will be hosting this

2 Adar II 5779 – Pekudei

We had a fabulous weekend last Shabbat with a sold-out Shabbat dinner and a stimulating talk by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach! This week, I would like us to consider the following.

25 Adar 1 5779 – Vayakhel

I am excited to welcome my sister and brother-in-law, Rabbi Shmuley and Debbie Boteach to our shule for this coming weekend. Rabbi Shmuley will be speaking on Thursday night for a

18 Adar 1 5779 – Ki Sisa

Beginning Afresh This week we will recount the dramatic story about the aftermath of the golden calf saga and the process of conciliation and forgiveness. "Zeh Yitenu" ("this they

11 Adar 1 5779 – Tetzaveh

How to increase your love How do we increase our love towards another person? How do we enrich our relationships between spouses, family members and friends? It comes down

4 Adar 1 5779 – Terumah

From our earliest history as a people and as a nation, we have been defined by the concept of Terumah. Terumah refers to the offerings or contributions that we have