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It is election day in the U.S. and with hours before the polls close, Ira and Rod discuss who really calls the shots in this world.
The Jewish forefather Abraham has to leave his home in Charan and move to the Holy Land, he has to change his body, and even his name gets changed - all in order to get closer to God. But why does God need change - are His creations imperfect? And why do the Jewish people always struggle with evil and persecution? Rabbi Mike Feuer and Yishai sit down in Beit Midrash Sulam Yaakov in the heart of Jerusalem to discuss the amazing Torah portion of Lech Lecha.
The new Jewish year is still young. The new Parshas HaShavua cycle is but a few weeks old. It is indeed time for new beginnings.
Happy New Week. I'm trying a topical approach to my roundup, so I went trolling for new, interesting things about Lag Ba'Omer (only a...
For the Jewish artist the desire to illuminate a Torah is an irresistible act of devotion, an offering to Hashem as precious as any sacrifice imaginable. Each parsha is etched into the Jewish consciousness as a calendar for the year, changing weekly, subject, tone and atmosphere. From the primal drama of Lech Lecha to the national transformation of Yisro, and beyond to Moshe's tragic death on the eve of our long sought homecoming, the weekly portion celebrates and delineates God's complex relationship to His beloved. Illuminating the Torah parsha by parsha is the artist's ultimate amidah.