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OASIS SONG:
Musings from Rav D

Read Rabbi David Kosak’s weekly Oasis Song message.

 

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Shabbat Service Recordings: D’var Torah, May 5-6, 2017

  Recording from Shabbat Services, May 5-6, 2017 D'var from Friday, May 5th - Rabbi Eve Posen D'var from Saturday, May 6th - Rabbi David Kosak *Please click here for the previous D'var Torah that was referenced in this weeks D'var. *If you [...]

Shabbat Service Recordings: D’var Torah, May 5-6, 2017 2017-05-10T11:00:26+00:00

Oasis Songs: The Light of God Comes Down to Us All at Once

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, May 5, 2017 / 9 Iyyar 5777 Summary: Rabbi Kosak talks about his struggles with sarcasm, then relates the knowledge that comes out of this spiritual encounter as a pathway to experiencing God.  [...]

Oasis Songs: The Light of God Comes Down to Us All at Once 2017-05-05T10:57:32+00:00

Oasis Songs: Tazria Metzora: Beyond the Binary

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, April 28, 2017 / 2 Iyyar 5777 Summary: Rabbi Kosak discusses how our tendency to think of people in simple binary categories (good/bad, male/female, us/them) can blind us and prevent us from seeing [...]

Oasis Songs: Tazria Metzora: Beyond the Binary 2017-04-28T09:44:58+00:00

Oasis Songs: Events in Our Community–Cantor Visit, Israel360 and Yom HaShoah

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, April 21, 2017 / 25 Nisan 5777   Summary of this week’s Oasis Songs 1. Cantor Sharon Grainer--Cantorial Candidate Visit 2.Israel360 with Professor Loren Spielman on Thursday, April 27th 3. Yom HaShoah Events   [...]

Oasis Songs: Events in Our Community–Cantor Visit, Israel360 and Yom HaShoah 2017-04-21T13:32:57+00:00

Oasis Songs: The Ethics of Judaism and the Passover Story

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, April 14, 2017 / 18 Nisan 5777 Summary Rabbi Kosak discusses the recent news stories about United Airlines and Dr. Dao. He then talks about the limits of making ethical decisions based on what we [...]

Oasis Songs: The Ethics of Judaism and the Passover Story 2017-04-14T12:23:45+00:00

Oasis Songs: What I Learned at AIPAC’S Policy Conference

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, March 31, 2017 / 4 Nisan 5777 Summary   In today’s Oasis Songs, Rabbi Kosak will discuss Israel. He’ll review Neveh Shalom’s in-house programming and discuss his experiences at the AIPAC policy conference in [...]

Oasis Songs: What I Learned at AIPAC’S Policy Conference 2017-03-31T12:52:32+00:00

Oasis Songs: A Few False Calls in the Present Moment

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, March 24, 2017 / 26 Adar 5777 I am excited that after kiddush lunch tomorrow, Tefilla Lab launches. Mark Sherman, Eddy Shuldman, Steve Skolnik and I have been working on some interesting niggunim. I [...]

Oasis Songs: A Few False Calls in the Present Moment 2017-03-24T10:14:46+00:00

Oasis Songs: A Week of the New, A Week of the Old

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, March 17, 2017 / 19 Adar 5777 A Week of the New, A Week of the Old In the book of Ecclesiastes, Kohelet famously notes that “v’ain kol hadash takhat hashemesh”--There is nothing [...]

Oasis Songs: A Week of the New, A Week of the Old 2017-03-17T10:38:33+00:00
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