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Purim And The Joy Of Life

Granted, these might be additional reasons to celebrate, but isn’t life a much greater reason?

Transformations

Whether it's cabbage or Kohenic clothing,the recipe of colors Scarlet, Purple, and Turquoise render impressive results.

Redeeming Relevance: The Torah’s Atomic Weapon

Man is attracted to the short cut that the supernatural road provides; there is a place for the supernatural in God’s world. It is tucked away under lock and key not for us to use.

Tefillah: A Meeting With Hashem – Send It Over

We must aim our tefillos like an intercontinental Ballistic Missile and send it straight to the Kodesh Hakedashim.

Parshas Terumah

Rabbi Aba Wagensberg on Parshas Terumah-Have a wonderful Shabbos!

Did Shlomo HaMelech Have the Wrong Focus?

There was a subtlety in which Shlomo was lacking.

Fanfare and Trimmings – Parshat Truma

The instruction to place the Testimony in the ark seems repetitive,

The Mercy Of Hashem

It must be difficult. You have that precious gem, that beautiful gold. I feel badly even asking.

Conversation Builders

Ideas we feel compelled to share, insights we're desperate to impart, powerful experiences we reveal are all contagious, Torah conversations that are contagious build a Home for the Divine Presence.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Teruma: Lessons from Oz and the Voice of God

In fact, loudness and brightness are not intrinsically Godly at all. On the contrary, the truer place to find God is in the still-small voices all around us.

Parshat Mishpatim

The importance of working hard in advance to prevent problems can be seen in this week's parsha.

Parshas Shekalim

Dvar Torah for Parshas Shekalim by well known author, teacher and lecturer, Rabbi Aba Wagensberg.

Shabbos Mevorchim Adar

Those born in Adar are charitable, great listeners and good companions.

Our Torah Heritage

At a certain point, he returned home, and his uncle noticed that his appearance had changed.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Mishpatim: Can an Angel Be Wrong?

Towards the end of this week’s parsha, God speaks about a malach that he will send in front of the Jewish people but it is not clear what He is referring to. We will consider one understanding

Mishpatim: Female Servitude…Wait, WHAT?

In this video, Rabbi Fohrman shows us that the Torah argues that to create a better society, we must be proactive about addressing social and economic inequality.

Parshas Yisro

Shabbat is in time what the Beit HaMikdash is in space.

The Astonishing Potential Of Man

Hashem custom-designed this world and our current existence specifically so that we can grow.

AlephBeta: Yitro: The Marriage of God and Israel

Parshat Yitro contains the most important piece in the narrative of the Jewish people, the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai, when the nation and God are 'married.

Becoming

I open my bible as a potential convert; open to the possibility of learning what will allow me to continue to become more. I begin my prayers in a state of repentance, ready to climb mountains.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Yitro: Good Failures and Bad Failures

No one is surprised that the Torah wasn’t given immediately after the Jews left Egypt, even though it was the first logical time for such an event to happen. But why not earlier or later on the trek?

TORAH SHORTS: Weekly Biblical Thoughts: Beshalach

We cannot rest on the educational and religious laurels of our fathers. Every generation must forge ahead, not only to maintain or continue, but to expand our knowledge of and the faithfulness to God.

People Believe What They Want To Believe

The answer to this question is predicated upon understanding the concept of free will.

Seeking A Filter

I am desperately searching for a filter that purifies the twisted Lishon haRah we use to speak of God: the positive attributes in which we unhesitatingly express our belief.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Beshalach: The Sin of Nostalgia

The role that God played towards the Jews in the desert was not far removed from that of a parent. While they were on the desert, He provided them with the challenges that would allow them to mature

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