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OASIS SONG:
Musings from Rav D

Read Rabbi David Kosak’s weekly Oasis Song message.

 

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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

Oasis Songs: Surrealism, Antisemitism and Parenting in the Age of Vegetables

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, March 3, 2017 - 5 Adar, 5777   Surrealism, Antisemitism and Parenting in the Age of Vegetables My mother was an artist in her younger days. That played out in my own [...]

Oasis Songs: Surrealism, Antisemitism and Parenting in the Age of Vegetables 2017-03-03T11:18:43+00:00

Oasis Songs: Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and Purifying Our Hearts

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, February 24, 2017 - 28 Shevat, 5777   Back in December, white supremacists declared they'd hold an armed march in January against the small  (100 or so households) Jewish community of Whitefish, [...]

Oasis Songs: Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and Purifying Our Hearts 2017-02-24T11:09:24+00:00

Oasis Songs: Further Reflections on Tu B’shvat, Hakarat Hatov and Pluralism

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, February 17, 2017 - 21 Shevat, 5777   Further Reflections on Tu B’shvat, Hakarat Hatov and Pluralism This past Shabbat we observed the birthday of the trees known as Tu B’shvat. In recent [...]

Oasis Songs: Further Reflections on Tu B’shvat, Hakarat Hatov and Pluralism 2017-02-17T14:36:31+00:00

Shabbat Service Recordings: D’var Torah, February 11, 2017

  Recording from Shabbat Services, February 11, 2017 D'var from Saturday, February 11th - Rabbi David Kosak "When the Missing Piece of Us Seeks the Big O of God: How the Unique Meets the Universal." *If you would like to download [...]

Shabbat Service Recordings: D’var Torah, February 11, 2017 2017-05-10T10:34:06+00:00
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