Instead of leaders, Moses chooses "youths" to perform the sacrifices at the base of Mt Sinai. Why?
The Torah uses an unusual word to tell us that Moses' father-in-law, Yisro, rejoiced upon hearing the details of the Exodus. Why; and what relevance does this still have for us today?
While the Jews prepared for the Exodus, Moses went to find Joseph's bones. But why don't we hear about that scene until the Jews leave Egypt?
Batman plays Moses in the new movie about the Exodus. Good casting? Or should it have been Superman?
Jacob is the first person in history to get sick just before dying. Why? And how should we relate to that scene?
What should we be asking ourselves as we light Chanuka candles, and why?
At long last, Jacob returns home. He hopes for tranquility but ends up with more family strife instead. Why?
Hanukkah is the time to proclaim your Judaism loud and clear.
Jacob hides his daughter Dinah so that his wicked brother Esav will not see her and desire her. That sounds reasonable, so why is Jacob criticized for this?
Rachel asks her sister Leah for a favor and receives a shocking reply. What exactly is going on?
The twins, Jacob and Esav, grow up together then go their separate ways. But could things have been different?
Last week's Torah portion ends with the triumphant return of Abraham and Isaac from the Binding of Isaac. This week's portion begins with the death of Sarah. How are those two scenes related?
By shifting a couple of commas, we can dramatically change how we view Noach.
Say you have fulfilled your obligation to give charity. But now a friend approaches you for a loan. What is your obligation and why is it so important?
G-d commands us to say the Grace After Meals. But it's not merely a command, rather, it's a recipe - for success.
It's bad news for any homeowner whose house is declared condemned due to a tzaraas affliction. But as the walls come tumbling down, there is a surprise silver lining to the story. What is it, and why?
Why is the Torah so fixated on the details of the Tabernacle? Rocky Balboa’s answer.