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Vayakhel: What Does It Mean To Be Tzelem Elokim?

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

Chukat: Was Hitting the Rock So Horrible?

What was the small act of Moshe talking to the rock meant to teach the people of Israel?

Toldot: a Conversation for the Ages

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

Kedoshim: How Can I Find True Love?

Rabbi Fohrman explains how the Torah provides the building blocks of true love.

Shelach: Is Hope Irrational?

Are pessimists just rationalists, and is hope just naiveté?

Parshat Naso: A Guide For…Parenting?

Is parsha Naso teaching us how we should treat our children?

Vayechi: Who Is Joseph’s Real Father?

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

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

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

Matot: Why Is The End of Bamidbar So Anticlimactic?

Over the next 2 weeks covering portion Matot and Maasei, Rabbi Fohrman will bring order to confusion.

Parsha Behaalotchea: A Guide For…Parenting? Part II

Rabbi Fohrman delves deeper into the Priestly Blessing and its relevant lessons

Beshalach: What Does It Mean to Have Faith?

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

Tetzaveh: Where Is God in a Physical World?

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

Ki Tisa: Moshe’s Benevolent Chutzpah

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

Metzora: Living Within the Community

while each of us is an individual, we are also part of a larger unit

Miketz: Why Didn’t Joseph Write Home?

This new perspective helps us understand Joseph.

Bechukoti: Why Would God Curse His People?

In this week's parsha a stark choice is presented: follow God and live, or abandon Him and die.

Behar: Why Does Land have to Rest?

What does it mean, conceptually, to see Shabbat in different worlds?

Aleph Beta: Beha’alotecha: Where It All Went Wrong

WIth this week's parsha, Israel begins its 40 years wandering in the desert before entering the Land

Mishpatim: Female Servitude… Wait, What?

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

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