Vayikra. Do you have time to Think?
"And what purpose did these breaks in the Torah serve? To give Moses an interval for reflection"
Vayikra. The Power of Preparation
Especially in our digital, instant, online age, genuine contact with God must to be preceded by קריאה - by anticipation and preparation
Ki-Tissa. Why Did Moses Smash the Tablets?
Why did Moshe smash the Luchot? Was it spontaneous or planned? What message did it send?
Teruma. A Torah for All Places
The poles shall not be removed" embodies the eternal message that the Torah is in no way bound or confined to location or time.
Shemot. Eyes Wide Open!
The key to Moshe’s great beginnings is his ability to open his mind and heart to injustice... once we begin to see, we cannot "un-see"!
Shemot. Disappointments and Setbacks
In hindsight the Exodus looks smooth and simple. In reality, it was filled with complications and setbacks.
Shemot. In a place where there is no Man
"He saw no Man" - Moses sees that there is no Man, no representative of human morality, on the scene. Moses realizes that human mo
Pinchas. Leaders Decide. Great Leaders Consult
Leaders of the future will not be like Moshe. Now authority needs checks and balances, decisions need to made in consultation; there needs t
Hukkat. A New Generation
It is wonderful to see this new generation - born in the wilderness - confident and secure in their faith in God. This is a new mindset.
Shemini. In the Wake of Tragedy
Have you ever encountered a tension between following Halakha or following changing or personal circumstances? Did you adopt Moses’ posit