Ha’azinu: A Unique Nation

Once we recognize that our separation from God is our fault, how do we repair it?

Behar: Why Does Land have to Rest?

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

Aleph Beta: Shelach: Relating To A Vengeful God‏

What was so bad about the spies sin and how can we connect to such an angry, vengeful God?

V’Zot Habracha: Looking Towards the Future‏

The Jewish world today is a critical part of the timeline in Jewish history.

Aleph Beta: Tetzaveh: Angels In the Tabernacle Part II‏

How the 3 partitions of the mishkan each relate to a layer of creation, aiding our connection to God

Aleph Beta: Pinchas: What Does It Mean To Be Zealous For God?

Is Pinchas, the title character of this parsha, and Eliyahu, the prophet of Kings, really one and the same?

Vayikra: How To Read the Book of Vayikra

Aleph Beta helps us learn how to read the perplexing book of Leviticus.

The Parsha Experiment – Ki Tavo: How To Make Sense Of The Terrible Curses

Ki Tavo is so difficult to read; how could Hashem be so cruel to us? Join us as we grapple with the incredibly difficult curses of this week's parsha

The Parsha Experiment – Matot-Masei: Israel’s Psychological Journey

The Torah is not just a list of laws and stories, So, how does the travel log in parshat Masei teach us some sort of timeless lesson?

Aleph Beta: Miketz: Reversing the Sale of Joseph‏

Exploring the connection between Pharaoh's dreams and the story of Joseph being sold into slavery.

The Parsha Experiment – Shoftim: Is This Just A Boring Parsha?

If the entire book of Deuteronomy is supposed to be Moshe's rousing speech before the nation enters Israel, how can we understand the mundane text of Parshat Shoftim?

Bo: Did God Really Need Ten Plagues?

In this week's video, Rabbi Fohrman explores the 7th, the transitional, plague and argues that God played off of Pharaoh's ego to show Pharaoh, Egypt and the people of Israel only God is all-powerful

Aleph Beta: Mishpatim: Are Laws Just Oppressive Restrictions?

In this week's parsha, the Israelites experience their highest high & lowest low within a few verses

Acharei Mot: The (Surprising) Point of Yom Kippur

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

Pekudei: God Choosing Man, Man Choosing God

Parshat Pekudei concludes the book of Exodus, known for its great stories. What did they teach us?

Aleph Beta: Shoftim: The Significance of Saving Private Ryan‏

On the eve of battle, 4 groups can leave. Who are the 4 & what does it mean "allowed to go home"?

Kedoshim: How Can I Find True Love?

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

Aleph Beta: Re’eh: Why Do We Need The Oral Law?

Why do Rabbinic laws seem different than Biblical? What does law have to do with God & spirituality?

Matot: Why Is The End of Bamidbar So Anticlimactic?

The Torah is a book of great drama, why does the narrative ends with a seemingly-unnecessary story about a random conquest of some towns?

Aleph Beta: Behar-Bechukotai: Walking With God

What does the omer & agricultural laws pe'ah & leket teach about the Biblical approach to holidays?

Toldot: What Is Isaac’s Legacy?

Looking at examples of the word "toldot" to argue we produce not only children but vision and legacy

The Parsha Experiment – Devarim: Finding Inspiration From Our Past

The message of Moses' speech before the Children of Israel entered the Promised land are still applicable and inspiring to us, today. Join us as we tackle the mystery of Moses' speech.

Bereishit: Thank You, God…For Making Me A Woman?‏

Rabbi Fohrman:" Great evils are often wrought by those who are blithely unaware of the power they wield."

Vayakhel: How Can I Take A Step Towards God?

Why would the Israelites build the Mishkan differently than God commanded? What does this teach us?

Aleph Beta: Ki Teitzei: How To Merit Long Life‏

The promise for long life only comes from 2 commandments; What's the connection between them?

Aleph Beta: Shemini: What Does Aaron Teach Us About Loss?‏

What do we learn about overcoming loss from the argument between Moses and Aaron's remaining 2 sons?

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