VAYEIRA (Genesis, 18:1 22:24) — “Sodom & Gomorrah… and Sandy”

It is easy to look at the pictures of the devastation and be reminded of this week’s Torah Portion’s story of the overturning of Sodom and Gomorrah.  After G-d was finished raining destruction on those cities, there was nothing left.  The Torah tells us that before the destruction, Sodom was a green and lush paradise.  After the destruction, it was a barren desert.

No doubt, there will be some who will glibly attribute the hurricane to …

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Additional messages from previous years:

“A Prayer and an Opportunity” (2010)

“Immaculate Deception?” (2009)

“Girl Talk?” (2007)

“What’s So Funny?” (2006)

“Would Abraham Give Candy to Trick-or-Treaters?” (2005) …

“The Most Powerful Force on Earth” (2003)

“Not Now, G-d, I’m Busy . . . I’ll Talk to You Later!” (2002)

“Could the Twin Towers Have Been Saved?”(2001)

“Under the Influence of Dregs” (2000)

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