Exodus – Shemot

Yitro – Living with the Torah’s Weekly ...

Feb 01, 2018Comments off

Yitro: Sunday: Only Good and Lovingkindness The Torah portion of Yitro is the 17th in the Torah. The numerical value of 17 is tov, ‘good’.

Lights and Mitzvot

Feb 01, 2018Comments off

The 613 mitzvot are the only vessels that can contain the great spiritual lights of the Revelation at Mt. Sinai The past few portions of

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Let’s Leave the Straits of Egypt Today

Jan 25, 2018Comments off

The painting is courtesy of the painter Baruch Nachshon – Nachshonart In prayer we experience a daily Exodus from Egypt and burst out in a song

Beshalach – Living with the Torah’s Wee...

Jan 24, 2018Comments off

B’shalach: Sunday: Back to Egypt “And G-d did not guide them by way of the land of the Plishtim for it was close, for G-d

The War of the Reptiles

Jan 19, 2018Comments off

The Zohar on Parashat Bo offers a mysterious and most profound explanation why God told Moses “Come to Pharaoh” instead of “Go to Pharaoh.” In

Shemot – Living with the Torah’s We...

Jan 04, 2018Comments off

Shemot: Sunday: In the Merit of Women “And these are the names (Shmot) of the sons of Israel coming to Egypt”. Jacob and his sons

Jewish Law and the Secret of Infinity

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

Following the festive, yet awe-inspiring Divine Revelation at Sinai, Parashat Mishpatim jumps straight in at the deep end of Jewish law. In this parashah, we

Names behind the redemption

Jan 05, 2018Comments off

One of the interesting things about Parashat Shemot, which literally means, “Names,” is that aside from the initial listing of all the names of Jacob

Shemot: Anonymity and the redemption

Jan 04, 20135 Comments

One of the interesting things about Parashat Shemot, which literally means, “Names,” is that aside from the initial listing of all the names of Jacob

Ki Tisa: Rectifying the Golden Calf with Ba...

May 11, 2014Comments off

Listen to Audio Lecture here Ki Tisa: Rectifying the Golden Calf with Balanced Leadership A Leadership Crisis The major topic of this week’s Torah Portion