Beshalach. The Tests of Freedom
Instead of self-reliance, God provides day after day, developing a sense of trust and dependence that fosters a relationship with God.
Chayei Sarah. Spirituality Every Day
Spirituality may not be confined to Shabbat; it must extend to each and every day of the week
Vayishlach. Insignificant Verses - Really?
Maimonides, addressing the divinity of the Torah, says that the verse "Timna was a concubine" is equivalent to "Shema Yisrael!
Vayetze: The Value of Self-Doubt
Because we are only human - like Jacob - we always have a choice to live up to our values or to fall short. We may never become complacent.
Vayera. The Akeida's Contrary Commitments
The contradiction of the Akeida is the tension between “religious obligation” on the one hand, and “human obligation” on the other.
Vayelech 5780. When was the Torah Written?
Is Revelation a gradual process, responsive to this-wordly events? Or is it an eminence from the Divine, a supernal document that is reveale
Ekev 5779. Broken Tablets, Broken People, Broken Faith
How can the broken, smashed tablets of stone, teach us about suffering and pain in our own communities?
VaEtchanan 5799. Parents and Children
The family is the foundry of faith. Through the education and instruction given by parent, the values of the child are forged, among these,
Reeh. God's Children
... our parents will always be our parents and our children will always be our children. So is the bond with G"d is unbreakable?
Miketz. Does Faith in God clash with Human Initiative?
Does faith entail leaving it all to God? How do we reconcile human initiative with trust in the divine? A discussion on Joseph and Channuka.