Weekly Torah Commentary

Hate Will Not Define Us

In Parashat Vayeitzei, Jacob leaves Beersheba and sets out on a journey full of potential  danger a...

The Value in both Jacob and Esau

Parashat Tol’dot tells the story of Esau and Jacob—two archetypes. Most people have a little bit...

Creating a Strong Jewish Future

In Parashat Chayei Sarah, Eliezer sets off on a journey to find a wife for Isaac. Of course, because...

How to Have Moral Courage

In Parashat Vayeira, Abraham defines Jewish leadership by challenging the powers that be. To discuss...

How to Be Generous

In Parashat Lech L’cha, Abraham shows what it means to be a Jewish leader of depth, courage, and g...

The Difference Between Truth and Fact

An hour and a half outside Lousville, Kentucky is a sort-of biblical Disneyland that features a repl...

#MeToo and Torah

Parashat B’reishit includes the story of Adam and Eve. It’s a problematic story—one that can d...

Reconnecting With the Earth.

This week we celebrate Sukkot, the holiday where we take a break from the intensity of the High Holi...

Poetry as Torah

Parashat Haazinu is known as the Song of Moses—it’s beautiful, and many see it as poetry. Jewish...

A Person’s Impact

Parashat Vayeilech comes toward the end of the Book of Deuteronomy, and Moses is facing the end of h...