What is the surprising connection between Eliezer and Samuel? Find out with Rabbi David Fohrman
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.
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?
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
Rabbi Fohrman delves deeper into the Priestly Blessing and its relevant lessons,
In the tales of Isaac one thing becomes apparent: He's rarely the main character in his own stories!
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?
What does the parsha teach us about the nature of heritage?
How can God be both outside of space and time, and in our physical world?
What if there was a way for us to think about kosher that makes sense and can strengthen our relationship with God?
Both the mishkan and Shabbat are in this week's parsha. What is the thematic, conceptual connection between the two?
Rabbi Fohrman makes a fascinating argument about how Shabbat works and shows that there are shabbatot in different realms.
Parshat Pekudei concludes the book of Exodus, known for its great stories. What did they teach us?
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.
This week, we get even more complaining from Israel - this time, about the lack of water. How can they continue to complain after...
Why would the Israelites build the Mishkan differently than God commanded? What does this teach us?
Rabbi Fohrman asks what's the connection between animal sacrifices and leaving crops for the poor?
Rabbi Fohrman asks about an interesting name of God and leads a whirlwind tour of modern cosmology
Using Joseph's story to understand what non-prophetic communication with God could look like today
As Moshe is about to die, why does God tell him about how the Israelites will ruin everything?
Is parsha Naso teaching us how we should treat our children?
Bamidbar should open with the stories of the desert, right? Evidently not. Why?
When Joseph agrees to bury Jacob in Canaan, Jacob bows to him in relief - why?
What are the secrets God encoded within the Mishkan's walls? How can we integrate it into our lives?
A strange midrash of fruit trees surrounding the Nation of Israel as they walked to freedom
Truly understanding the hidden meaning in Parshat Bereishit will provide insight to the entire Torah
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?
What's the deal with all these laws & what can they teach us about the true meaning of the Exodus?
Moses tells us what G-D wants from us...
Why does Torah make the priests go through a long and seemingly bizarre induction ceremony?