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If You Will It, Jacob’s Ladder Is No Dream – Vayeitzei
Keep your feet on the ground and reach for the stars!
The Difference Between Jacob and Esau – Toldot
Has our tradition been unfair to Esau?
The Original Jewish-Arabic Peace Deal – Chayei Sara
Isaac and Ishmael came together to bury their father Abraham. Why did it take so long?
Bargaining With The Judge of the World – Vayera
Holy chutzpah ain’t just for the ancients.
Those Who Bless Us Are Blessed – Lech Lecha
An ancient blessing proved true again and again.
Our Edifice Complex – Noach
The Tower of Babel may be the most contemporary of all Torah stories.
The Fiery Guards Outside The Garden of Eden – Bereshit
Why are security angels posted outside the Garden of Eden, and what is their connection to Torah?
What Makes Moses So Special? – Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Moses knew God “face to face.” Can we?
The Lord’s Name Shall Be One – Sukkot
Sukkot is a taste of the Messianic age
What Happened To Jonah Inside The Whale? – Yom Kippur
Jonah and Yom Kippur – A Fishy Connection
Why The High Priest Thought Hannah Was Drunk – Rosh Hashanah
A Holy Mistake In The Rosh Hashanah Liturgy
Knife vs Rock – Rock Wins – Ki Tavo
Why was the altar in the Temple made from unhewn stones?