Friday, April 25, 2014

Kedoshim - Love Your Neighbor, Love Yourself

How does one find balance between one's own talents and the talents of others? How does one come to appreciate and learn from others, without losing one's own unique spiritual role? How does one approach others who do not seem to be going on the straight and narrow?

Find out in this week's parsha podcast.

Running time: 18:21

Friday, April 11, 2014

Acharei Mos and Pesach - From Egypt to Canaan

Why does the Torah preface the concept of illicit relations with a mention of 'the ways of Egypt and Canaan?' What is the concept of the process leading from Egypt to receiving the Torah, and ultimately to arrival in Israel? What is the deeper hidden root of this process? Why was it necessary for the Jewish people to experience the exile of Egypt? Why is Egypt compared to an 'idolatrous nursemaid' in the analogy of the midrash? What can we learn from all of our personal experiences in exile?

Find out in this week's parsha podcast.

Running time: 22:50

Friday, April 4, 2014

Metzora - Process of Return

What is the power of the Torah that can penetrate into the deepest darkness? How does one access that light even in a state of distance from Hashem and one's felow man? What is the significance of the seven days that are part of the atonement process of the metzora?

Find out in this week's parsha podcast.

Running Time: 18:37