In this week's parsha, Moses speaks, a lot - but it all seems so boring, and disconnected. The Torah is a book - and...
For the first time in a while, the main characters of the parsha--Bilaam and Balak-- are NOT the people of Israel.
Why does Torah make the priests go through a long and seemingly bizarre induction ceremony?
Worse, a female child, being sold by her parents!
Rabbi Fohrman asks what's the connection between animal sacrifices and leaving crops for the poor?
Exploring the connection between Pharaoh's dreams and the story of Joseph being sold into slavery.
In last week's parsha, it looks like the people finally began to trust in God. But now, suddenly, idolatry? What happened? How did the people fail so quickly?
Why is there is no mention of dinosaurs, and other prehistoric animals, in the Torah?
This exciting and daring video and challenges us to be more God-like in our actions.
A fascinating Biblical echo
Rabbi Fohrman connects the metzora purification process with the korban pesach.
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?
In this video, Rabbi Fohrman contrasts the Torah's perspective of power and justice to the philosophy of Richard Nixon's famous line - "When the president does it, it is not illegal."
Truly knowing God isn't just a matter of national relationship, most importantly it's a personal one
Rabbi Fohrman:" Great evils are often wrought by those who are blithely unaware of the power they wield."
In this week's video, we close the entire Torah, and we ask ourselves, what lessons can we learn today? How can we be inspired by the Torah's messages, and fulfill our destiny as a people?
What Rashi's take on Sarah's life means to us.
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.
Both the mishkan and Shabbat are in this week's parsha. What is the thematic, conceptual connection between the two?
In this week's parsha, we are introduced to a strange set of laws related to the metzora, one afflicted with tzara'at. How do we relate to such laws?
Is it possible for us to influence God?
What does the parsha teach us about the nature of heritage?
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?
Join us as we consider the story of the Rape of Dina with the respect and understanding it deserves.
Over and over, the text tells us about "keeping" Shabbat, about holiness, and a covenant - but why?
We need to put ourselves into the eyes of Pharaoh's daughter.
This week closes sefer Breishit; How did we come so far from the ideal nation set up by Abraham?
In this week's parsha, the Israelites experience their highest high & lowest low within a few verses
What was Moses thinking when he struck the rock?