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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
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The 10 Minute Parsha
Acharei Mot
 

Acharei Mot: The (Surprising) Point of Yom Kippur

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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Yom Kippur is called one of the days of awe. What does awe have to do with forgiveness for our sins?

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goat
 

Vayikra: Can Leaders Make Mistakes?

Posted on: March 7th, 2014

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Welcome the book of Leviticus!

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exodus map
 

Pekudei: a Giant Chiasm in Sefer Shmot

Posted on: February 28th, 2014

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How do the pieces of this puzzle come together to help us understand how the Torah builds together?

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Tzelem Elokim
 

Vayakhel: What Does It Mean To Be Tzelem Elokim?

Posted on: February 21st, 2014

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This exciting and daring video and challenges us to be more God-like in our actions.

talking to God
 

Ki Tisa: Moshe’s Benevolent Chutzpah

Posted on: February 14th, 2014

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The Jewish people commit the worst sin possible - worshiping a false god.

mishkan
 

Tetzaveh: Where Is God in a Physical World?

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

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How can God be both outside of space and time, and in our physical world?

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tent appointment
 

Terumah: Is There a Face Hiding in the Mishkan?

Posted on: January 31st, 2014

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The mishkan represents the 'face' of God.

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slave girl
 

Mishpatim: Female Servitude… Wait, What?

Posted on: January 24th, 2014

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Worse, a female child, being sold by her parents!

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Moses takes his leave of Jethro.
 

Yitro: The Marriage of God and Israel

Posted on: January 17th, 2014

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The nation and God are 'married.'

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miriams_song
 

Beshalach: What Does It Mean to Have Faith?

Posted on: January 10th, 2014

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Why did Miriam lead the women of the nation in a second song?

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Pharaoh and Moses
 

Vaera: Did God Take Away Pharoah’s Free Will?

Posted on: December 27th, 2013

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How could He do such a thing?

Pharaohs daughter
 

Shmot: If Midrash is Real, Why Isn’t It Peshat?

Posted on: December 20th, 2013

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We need to put ourselves into the eyes of Pharaoh's daughter.

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jacob and joseph
 

Vayechi: Who Is Joseph’s Real Father?

Posted on: December 13th, 2013

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When Joseph agrees to bury Jacob in Canaan, Jacob bows to him in relief - why?

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bible_joseph
 

Miketz: Why Didn’t Joseph Write Home?

Posted on: November 29th, 2013

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This new perspective helps us understand Joseph.

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man crying
 

Vayeitzei: the Tears of Yaakov and the Tears of Esav

Posted on: November 7th, 2013

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Are we really meant to applaud Yaakov's behavior?

Isaac Blessing Jacob, by Gioacchino Assereto
 

Toldot: a Conversation for the Ages

Posted on: November 1st, 2013

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What does the parsha teach us about the nature of heritage?

Chayei Sarah
 

Chayei Sarah: What Makes for a Successful Life?

Posted on: October 25th, 2013

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What Rashi's take on Sarah's life means to us.

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