For this year’s series, the Rabbi will be examining one of the Psalms in depth each week.
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The videos are available weekly no later than Thursdays at 8:00 AM.
Soulful Psalms – Psalm 51by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on February 29, 2024 at 12:00 pm
Psalm 51 is a psalm of repentance; it is one among a few throughout the psalms. This was speaks a lot to the Jewish ideas on hattah or sin. The Rabbi also makes an aside on the Christian idea of original sin and it relationship to Psalm 51 including the Jewish perspective. Finally, he explores the importance of contrition in our tradition.
Soulful Psalms – Psalm 48by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on February 22, 2024 at 12:00 pm
Psalm 48 addresses our direct connection to the Zion, and its importance to the Jewish people. Rabbi Dennis looks into the spiritual connection to the land this week including our transcendent connections to Jerusalem.
Soulful Psalms – Psalm 42by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on February 15, 2024 at 12:00 pm
Psalm 42 has a unique structure this week. In prior week’s, the Rabbi discussed all the various ways in which the psalms are structured. Unlike prior discussions, Psalm 42 uses rhetorical questions to build off. It also uses water metaphors throughout to build upon. Join the Rabbi as he looks at all these details.
Soulful Psalms – Psalm 34by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on February 8, 2024 at 12:00 pm
What do a Monty Python movie and the structure of this week’s psalm have in common? Watch this week’s episode and find out. The Rabbi will also look at a mistake made by a scribe and talk about the spirituality of speech. Lots of great stuff this week!
Soulful Psalms – Psalm 33by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on February 1, 2024 at 12:00 pm
The Masoretic Text and Septuagint kick off the discussion of these week’s entry, Psalm 33. The Rabbi also touches on the inadequacy of an existence built on materiality and the mystic connection to verse 6.
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