Shabbat Bamidbar

“Our job is to keep ourselves open enough, soft enough, and prepared enough, for new truth to be able to be present when it arrives.” —Rabbi Kleinbaum

In her drashah, Senior Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum looked at the uncertainty and confusion in our lives every day, and in the week’s parsha of Bamidmar, which catalogs the journey through the desert, highlighting the importance of the journey, of community learning as we prepare to celebrate the holiday of Shavuot.

Along with learning, Rabbi Kleinbaum emphasized, Shavuot’s significance speaks to connecting to G-d/divinity through prayer and experiencing revelation that can lead to personal growth.

Keep yourself open and soft enough, Rabbi Kleinbaum encouraged, to experience new revelations and transformations.

Rabbi Kleinbaum delivered this drashah at Kabbalat Shabbat services on Friday, June 7, 2024 / 2 Sivan 5784.

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