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Holidays And Loose Pockets

12 Adar 5777 – March 9, 2017
The whole purpose of any holiday is for one to separate from the vanities of the world and [cling] to Hashem and His Torah.

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

6 Adar 5777 – March 3, 2017
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

5 Adar 5777 – March 2, 2017
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

29 Shevat 5777 – February 24, 2017
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

28 Shevat 5777 – February 23, 2017
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

21 Shevat 5777 – February 16, 2017
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.

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