Heartfelt Haftarah

Join the Rabbi as he discusses the the accompanying haftarah for the parasha each week.

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Heartfelt Haftarah

  • Heartfelt Haftarah – Toldot
    by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on November 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    In this week’s episode, the Rabbi discusses major vs. minor prophets as his “tent stake” item. He then goes into the haftarah from Malachi and examines the idea of the one G-d of all. Please Note: The text version of the verses used in Heartfelt Haftarah are from the “JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh The Traditional Hebrew Text and New JPS Translation” – 2nd Edition The verses read aloud are from a different translation and will vary slightly at times.

  • Heartfelt Haftarah – Chayei Sarah
    by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on November 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Learn more about the prophets and their significance in the tanankh. The Rabbi also explores the story of Solomon being chosen by David in this week’s haftarah. Please Note: Throughout this video, the Rabbi makes reference to the haftarah coming from 1 Samuel. The haftarah is from 1 Kings. We apologize for the mistake and any confusion it may have caused.

  • Heartfelt Haftarah – Vayeira
    by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on November 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    The Rabbi goes into the nature of miracles this week including the words used to describe them in the Tanakh – ot, nes, and nora. This serves as the perfect lead in to this week’s haftarah discussion of the miracle performed by Elisha. Please Note: The text version of the verses used in Heartfelt Haftarah are from the “JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh The Traditional Hebrew Text and New JPS Translation” – 2nd Edition The verses read aloud are from a different translation and will vary slightly at times.

  • Heartfelt Haftarah – Lech Lecha
    by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on November 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    Rabbi Dennis explains the narrative and literary catergorization of the prophets in the Tanakh. Afterward, he shows the Abrahamic connection to this week’s haftarah as well as exploring the first 7 verses of chapter 40. Please Note: The text version of the verses used in Heartfelt Haftarah are from the “JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh The Traditional Hebrew Text and New JPS Translation” – 2nd Edition The verses read aloud are from a different translation and will vary slightly at times.

  • Heartfelt Haftarah – Noach
    by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on October 26, 2022 at 2:54 pm

    This week we’ll examine Isaiah chapter 54, the haftarah for Noach. Rabbi Dennis also discusses the structure of Nevi’im – reviewing the various prophets and the significance of their order within the text. Join the Rabbi for this and his deep dive in the the companion for Noach and review its significance. Please Note: The text version of the verses used in Heartfelt Haftarah are from the “JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh The Traditional Hebrew Text and New JPS Translation” – 2nd Edition The verses read aloud are from a different translation and will vary slightly at times.

  • Heartfelt Haftarah – Bereshit
    by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on October 26, 2022 at 2:49 pm

    Welcome to Rabb Dennis’ new weekly series, Heartfelt Haftarah. In this first edition, he introduces the series, discusses how he plans to structure his weekly entries, and goes into detail of how the haftarah are chosen. He also explores verses 5-8 from Chapter 42 of Isaiah, the haftarah for Bereshit.

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