Parshat Vayikra ( Leviticus 1:1-5:26) – What does Leviticus teach us about the power of sacrifices and what secrets can we glean regarding standing before Hashem in prayer?
Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)
Pharaoh has a change of heart very soon after the Children of Israel leave Egypt. He gathers his forces and chases them into the desert. We are told that HaShem “led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, because it was near; for G-d said: Lest the people change their mind when they see war, and they return to Egypt .” Yet it was not their closeness to Egypt that was their problem since G-d led them around and closer to Egypt . A great lesson is being taught about solutions and destinations being too close and not allowing for the growth of the journey to impact their lives. It would be an eternal lesson. The Children of Israel now find themselves in a situation wherein the Egyptians are closing in from the back , the desert is closing in on the sides and the sea stands before them.
It is then that they turn to G-d for the first time.
Torah Portion Vayetze Genesis 28:10 – 32:2 This weeks podcast focuses on the two dreams of Jacob and the lessons learned from Jacob’s ladder and his dream about the goats. The broadcast then focuses on Dreams in general. Are they a function of our experience or are the hint and whisper of a Divine message? … Read more
Parshat Lech Lecha, Podcast #2 Parshat (Torah Portion) Lech Lecha – Learning from our forefather Abraham how to confront a confused and confusing world. Lech Lecha, Podcast #2 Welcome, Podcast #1 An introduction to our new podcasts and a look at the correlations between the situation before the Yom Kippur War and the current situation. … Read more