Beshalach. What Can You Not Live Without?
How can we ensure that our routine actions express the values we cherish? How does your Judaism manifest itself in your daily schedule?
Va'eyra. Our Frantic Lives!
Despite our busy lives, how do we reflect our deepest values and ideals, rather than the latest email? Can we live our values?
Emor. Unplugged! Fostering a Shabbat Atmosphere
As our world becomes more automated, should automated devices on Shabbat? How should we keep the Torah's requirement of "Rest-Shabbaton"?
There is no hypocrisy in being ashamed of our weaknesses ... the all-important thing is to strive continually to improve ...
Toldot. Living for Today, or for Tomorrow?
"A fool wants only to eat, to drink and to indulge their pleasures in the here and now; not to live with a concern for the future."
Vayetze: Yaakov's Work-Ethic
"The implicit idea in all the advertising you see is that, ideally, you shouldn’t work at all... work is a necessary evil!
The most vital substances are the most prevalent in nature, because God, in his great wisdom, designed the world to provide the essentials.