Tazria-Metzora. Have You ever Been Excluded?
To discuss at the table. Have you ever been excluded? How did it feel? Do you ever look askance at anyone in your community, in your...
Tazria-Metzora & Yom Haatzmaut. Selfishness and Sharing
We live in a super-individualistic age... Tzaraat asks whether we experience empathy, whether we are fulfilling our responsibilities beyond
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?
Ki-Tissa. The Golden Calf. Why?
Society's need seeks true answers, spiritual depth, but instead people seek alternatives: material indulgence, shallow ideologies, and
Ki-Tissa. Face to Face with God
* What does it mean to look someone in the face? * Why might one be restricted from seeing the face of another? * Can we see God?
Tetzave. Head and Heart
Do you connect more to Judaism of the head or of the heart? May different groups in Judaism to have divergent modes of Jewish expression?
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.