Weekly Torah Commentary

The Commitment of Covenant

In this week’s Parashah, Ki Tavo, we are told to follow the commandments and uphold our covenants,...

Everyone Thinks They Are The Good Guys

Rabbi Rick Jacobs discusses Ki Teitzei, his Bar Mitzvah portion, which mentions the ethical constrai...

The Pursuit of Justice

In this week’s Torah portion, Parashat Shof’tim, Moses tells the people of Israel to select jud...

On The Road Again

When are the times that you knew you needed to show up and be present? This week Rabbi Rick Jacobs d...

The Heart Of The Matter

Rabbi Rick Jacob’s reflection on Parashah Eikev, teaches about how imperative it is that as we enc...

It Only Takes One

What was the most inspirational advice or speech or quote you ever heard? Who is the person that cha...

Raising Our Voices

Often, we think about what actions we might've taken during trying moments in history -- but what ar...

Our Moral Compass

We all face difficult decisions, but how do we reconcile our obligations and the repercussions of ou...

Bridging The Divide

What happens when zealotry is mistaken for passion? How do we measure our responses and find the hum...

From Curses to Blessings

Sometimes the darkest moments bring out the light and opportunities arise for adversaries to become ...