Rabbi Pesach Scheiner

Rabbi Pesach Scheiner is the Rabbi of Boulder County Center for Judaism. In addition, he teaches extensively throughout Boulder County and is the author of "Finding the Joy in Everyday Living," a book of short chapters explaining the ways to access happiness through appreciation, gratitude, and a sense of purpose.

A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Vayikra

This Shabbos, which is the Shabbos before Purim, there is a special Mitzvah to read the story of how the nation of Amalek attacked the Jewish people after they left Egypt.

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A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Mishpatim

The name of this week's Torah portion is "Mishpatim" which means rational commandments and indeed the Torah portion mainly discusses logical laws regarding exploitation, stealing, compensation for injuries etc.

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A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Beshalach

This Shabbos is called the “Shabbos of Song” because in this week’s Torah portion, we learn about the great miracle of the splitting of the sea and how the Jewish people sand a beautiful song of praise to G-d.

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Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Vayigash

In this week's Torah portion, we read about Joseph revealing his identity to his brothers and urging them to bring his father Jacob and their families to live close to him in Egypt.

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A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Vayetzei

In this week's Torah portion we learn about the life of Jacob. The Torah tells us about Jacob that "He was a man of simple sincerity who sat in the tents of learning Torah."

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A Shabbat Nugget: Chayei Sarah

In this week's Torah portion, we read about Abraham instructing his trusted servant Eliezer to go to Aram Naharayim and find a suitable wife for his son Yitzchok.

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A Shabbat Nugget: Vayera

In this week's portion, we read about G-d commanding Abraham to offer his son Isaac as a sacrifice and how Abraham is willing to do so.

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