Behaalotecha. Moses in Crisis
"The seventy elders all receive their prophecy from Moses and Moses empowers and illuminates them all, but loses nothing in this overf
Nasso. Sacred or Sinner?
To achieve holiness must we step back from society? Are our lives too coarse, too profane, too indulgent, to achieve sanctity?
Bamidbar. Building a Nation. Person by Person
The all-comprising national collective consists of two concentric circles. The congregation is formed by tribes and every tribe by families
Bechukotai. The Power of Many
One might argue: What good is my influence? Our sages taught us that the addition of one person swells the power of the group exponentially
Behar. Words Hurt
Emotional hurt is real, and the Torah drives this home by drawing an equation between emotional pain, and financial loss.