Office of the Chief Rabbi

Divrei Torah Videos archive

  • D’var Torah: Chayei Sarah

    The Chief Rabbi reflects on the kindness of Rivka in this week’s Parasha, Chayei Sarah, her offer of hospitality to strangers and their animals demonstrating both selflessness and spiritual sensitivity. 
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Vayera

    The Chief Rabbi examines why Abraham is compared to a citrus fruit that never falls off the tree, in this week’s D’var Torah for Parashat Vayera.
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Lech Lecha

    As thousands prepare to keep Shabbat together, the Chief Rabbi focuses on instances of unity in Parashat Lech Lecha, which documents the challenges faced by Avram and Sarai upon arriving 
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Noach

    “Peace requires communication” – Reflecting on this week’s Torah portion, Noach, the Chief Rabbi concentrates on the double-meaning of the Hebrew word for ‘dove’ and the meaning we can derive
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Bereishit

    “Location, Location, Location” –  In his D’var Torah for this week’s Torah portion, Bereishit, the Chief Rabbi focuses on the cherubs that God stations outside Eden to prevent anyone returning