Sparks of Torah

What’s In It For Me?

VOLUME 97 NUMBER 7August 27, 2021 Elul 19, 5781PARSHAS KI SAVOCandlelighting Time 7:20 PM             Moshe declares to the people that today you have become a nation! What changed so

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Jewish Humor

The Dance

A young man asks a young woman to go to a school dance. She agrees, and he decides to rent a suit. The rental has a long line, so he waits and waits,

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Sparks of Torah

Reaching for Eternity

 VOLUME 97 NUMBER 6August 20, 2021                                                 

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It’s Such a Pity

VOLUME 97 NUMBER 5August 13, 2021Elul 5, 5781PARSHAS SHOFTIMCandlelighting Time 7:40 PM One can sometimes wonder if the hot topics of our times are really discussed in the Torah or

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Jewish Humor

Robbing the bank

A group of robbers enters a bank and their leader goes to speak with the manager. “Open the vault!” he tells him, “And if you do anything smart, you’re fiction!”

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Is Blood Eternal?

VOLUME 97 NUMBER 4August 6, 2021Av 28, 5781PARSHAS RE’EHCandlelighting Time 7:49 PM             Rashi cites the Midrash that we are prohibited from consuming blood and the Torah warns us in

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The Love Slap

VOLUME 97 NUMBER 3July 30, 2021Av 21, 5781PARSHAS EIKEVCandlelighting Time 7:56 PM             Moshe reminds the nation that during their forty-year sojourn in the desert they were tested by Hashem

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Jewish Humor

Buying stamps

A woman goes to the post office to buy stamps for her Chanukah cards.  She says to the clerk “May I have 50 Chanukah stamps please.”“What denomination?” says the clerk.The woman says

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Motion Denied

VOLUME 97 NUMBER 2July 23, 2021 Av 14, 5781PARSHAS VA’ESCHANANCandlelighting Time 8:03 PM             The nation is prepared to enter into the Land of Israel and at this juncture we unfortunately

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Jewish Humor

Five Joke Friday

Why are frogs always so happy? They eat what ever bugs them. I couldn’t figure out why the baseball kept getting larger. Then it hit me. What happens to a

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When Are We Arriving?

VOLUME 97 NUMBER 1 July 16, 2021Av 7, 5781PARSHAS DEVARIMCandlelighting Time 8:O8 PM             Moshe blessed the nation that Hashem should expand the people thousandfold. Rashi comments that the people

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Double Joke Day!

Joke one:A waiter gives a gentleman a cup of coffee. The gentleman takes a sip and spits it out.He turns to the waiter and says, “Waiter! This coffee tastes like mud!” The waiter, looking surprised, turns to the gentleman and says, “But, sir, it’s fresh

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