Once we recognize that our separation from God is our fault, how do we repair it?
What does it mean, conceptually, to see Shabbat in different worlds?
What was so bad about the spies sin and how can we connect to such an angry, vengeful God?
The Jewish world today is a critical part of the timeline in Jewish history.
How the 3 partitions of the mishkan each relate to a layer of creation, aiding our connection to God
Is Pinchas, the title character of this parsha, and Eliyahu, the prophet of Kings, really one and the same?
Aleph Beta helps us learn how to read the perplexing book of Leviticus.
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 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?
Exploring the connection between Pharaoh's dreams and the story of Joseph being sold into slavery.
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?
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
The mishkan represents the 'face' of God.
In this week's parsha, the Israelites experience their highest high & lowest low within a few verses
Yom Kippur is called one of the days of awe. What does awe have to do with forgiveness for our sins?
Parshat Pekudei concludes the book of Exodus, known for its great stories. What did they teach us?
On the eve of battle, 4 groups can leave. Who are the 4 & what does it mean "allowed to go home"?
What was Moses thinking when he struck the rock?
Rabbi Fohrman explains how the Torah provides the building blocks of true love.
Why do Rabbinic laws seem different than Biblical? What does law have to do with God & spirituality?
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?
What does the omer & agricultural laws pe'ah & leket teach about the Biblical approach to holidays?
Looking at examples of the word "toldot" to argue we produce not only children but vision and legacy
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.
Rabbi Fohrman:" Great evils are often wrought by those who are blithely unaware of the power they wield."
Why would the Israelites build the Mishkan differently than God commanded? What does this teach us?
The nation and God are 'married.'
The promise for long life only comes from 2 commandments; What's the connection between them?
What do we learn about overcoming loss from the argument between Moses and Aaron's remaining 2 sons?
What Rashi's take on Sarah's life means to us.