Chayei Sarah: Eliezer and Samuel’s Surprising Connection‏

What is the surprising connection‏ between Eliezer and Samuel? Find out with Rabbi David Fohrman

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.

Tzav: What Does It Mean To Survive?

In this week's video, we explore a section of Talmud that teaches about the 4 individuals who would bring a Thanksgiving sacrifice - but one of these four doesn't belong. Who is it?

The Parsha Experiment – Nitzavim: How To Make Sense Of The Terrible Curses II

To understand God's curses at the end of the Torah, we have to follow a trail all the way back, to Creation, and the Garden of Eden

Beha’alotcha: Accepting Our Children

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

Aleph Beta: Toldot: All’s Well That Ends Well‏

In the tales of Isaac one thing becomes apparent: He's rarely the main character in his own stories!

Korach: Can We Change God’s Mind?

In this week's video, Rabbi Fohrman points to two fascinating stories which force us to ask a theological question: what impact, if any, can we have on God? Is it possible for us to influence God?

Toldot: a Conversation for the Ages

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

Tetzaveh: Where Is God in a Physical World?

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

Shemini: Why Keep Kosher?

What if there was a way for us to think about kosher that makes sense and can strengthen our relationship with God?

Vayakhel – What Does It Mean To Be Created In The Image Of God?

Both the mishkan and Shabbat are in this week's parsha. What is the thematic, conceptual connection between the two?

Parsha Emor: Is There A Shabbat In Other Realms?

Rabbi Fohrman makes a fascinating argument about how Shabbat works and shows that there are shabbatot in different realms.

Pekudei: God Choosing Man, Man Choosing God

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

Naso: What Does The Torah Teach About Parenting?

The Torah may be suggesting something different than we have ever expected: the way we ask God to treat us may also be the way we ourselves should treat our children.

The Parsha Experiment – Chukat: A Turning Point In Israel’s Relationship With God

This week, we get even more complaining from Israel - this time, about the lack of water. How can they continue to complain after...

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: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim: Social Justice…and Sacrifices?‏

Rabbi Fohrman asks what's the connection between animal sacrifices and leaving crops for the poor?

Aleph Beta: Va’era: Seeing God In Science‏

Rabbi Fohrman asks about an interesting name of God and leads a whirlwind tour of modern cosmology

Vayeishev: Does God Speak To Us Today?‏

Using Joseph's story to understand what non-prophetic communication with God could look like today

Nitzavim-Vayeilech: “Where’s the Happy Ending?”

As Moshe is about to die, why does God tell him about how the Israelites will ruin everything?

Parshat Naso: A Guide For…Parenting?

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

Bamidbar: How Can We Transmit God’s Values?

Bamidbar should open with the stories of the desert, right? Evidently not. Why?

Vayechi: Who Is Joseph’s Real Father?

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

Tetzaveh: The Hidden Secrets In The Walls Of The Mishkan

What are the secrets God encoded within the Mishkan's walls? How can we integrate it into our lives?

Aleph Beta: Beshalach: Fruit Trees In the Sea?

A strange midrash of fruit trees surrounding the Nation of Israel as they walked to freedom

Aleph Beta: Bereishit: Is The Torah One Big Story? – The Parsha Experiment

Truly understanding the hidden meaning in Parshat Bereishit will provide insight to the entire Torah

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: Bo: The Flight of the Firstborn Nation

What's the deal with all these laws & what can they teach us about the true meaning of the Exodus?

Aleph Beta: Tzav: A Deeper Look At The Priestly Role

Why does Torah make the priests go through a long and seemingly bizarre induction ceremony?

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