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Adam Lieberman

Adam Lieberman is a business consultant and who advises executives and companies across a spectrum of industries. He also runs a non-profit foundation which helps Jews of all backgrounds to see the beauty and relevance of their heritage. The insights he receives from the weekly Torah portion enable him to live a happy, meaningful, and balanced life. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and children.
Doing Without Being Told

Doing Without Being Told

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One night Pharaoh had two dreams that disturbed him greatly. The first dream was of seven thin and ugly cows who were eating seven large, healthy ...


Listen and Hear

Listen and Hear

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After God set seven plagues upon Egypt, Pharaoh's servants finally said to him: "How long will this be a snare for us? Send out the men that ...


Admitting Weakness

Admitting Weakness

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In this week's Torah portion, a king named Balak wanted to curse the Jewish people. He sought out a prophet named Balaam to carry out this wish and ...


Happiness Secret Finally Revealed

Happiness Secret Finally Revealed

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In this week's Torah portion - the very last one in the Torah - the Torah says that not only was Moses 120 years old when he died, but also: ...


Rise For Wisdom

Rise For Wisdom

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In this week's Torah portion, God gives the Jewish people certain laws that will lead to them having a more fulfilling life. One of the laws ...


Law of Attraction

Law of Attraction

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This week's Torah portion is actually a song that Moses told to the Jewish people. In one of its verses, Moses fortold the future and warned the ...


Choose Life

Choose Life

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In this week's Torah portion, God tells the Jewish people that He placed before them life and death. God then implores them to: "...choose life, ...


Live In Yesterday's Belief

Live In Yesterday's Belief

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In this week's Torah portion, Moses reminds the Jewish people of the miraculous events they experienced while in Egypt and the desert. And after ...


You Are Your Word

You Are Your Word

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In this week's Torah portion, Moses tells the Jewish people of many laws they need to observe. One of the laws that are of utmost importance is when ...


Practice What You Preach

Practice What You Preach

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In this week's Torah portion, Moses instructs the Jews on additional commandments they need to observe. He tells them that when they appoint a king, ...


God is Watching

God is Watching

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In this week's Torah portion, Moses tells the Jewish people additional commandments they need to follow. And then he implores upon them to: "...do ...


One Source

One Source

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In this week's Torah portion, Moses tells the Jewish people that after they enter the Land of Israel they must: "Take care lest your forget the ...


Effort is the Only Work Required

Effort is the Only Work Required

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In this week's Torah portion, Moses reiterates to the Jewish people the Ten Commandments they heard on Mount Sinai. Moses tells that Jewish people ...


Don't Re-Write History

Don't Re-Write History

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In this week's Torah portion, Moses tells the Jewish people of additional details of events that occurred since they left Egypt. He goes into the ...


Privacy Please

Privacy Please

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In this week's Torah portion, God tells Moses that the Jewish people should wage war against the people of Midian. Moses then gave them specific ...


A Leader Must Always Lead

A Leader Must Always Lead

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In this week's Torah portion, God showed Moses the Land of Israel and told him that he wouldn't be allowed to bring the Jewish people into the Land. ...


Don't Disguise Your Ambitions

Don't Disguise Your Ambitions

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In this week's Torah portion, a group of Jews, led by a man named Korach, rebelled against Moses. Like Moses, they also wanted to be leaders of the ...


The Real Seed of Greatness

The Real Seed of Greatness

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In this week's Torah portion, God tells the Jewish people about a fascinating law they need to follow. The commandant is that if the Jewish people ...


Act As If

Act As If

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While in the desert, the Jewish people wanted to send spies into the Land of Israel to make sure that the land was safe to enter. The spies came ...


Your Focus is Your Freedom

Your Focus is Your Freedom

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While in the desert, God fed the Jewish people "manna from heaven." Not only was this food effortless and plentifully available, but the Sages tell ...


Cutting Your Losses Brings Greatness

Cutting Your Losses Brings Greatness

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In this week's Torah portion, God said to Moses to: "Command the children of Israel that they shall expel from the camp everyone with tzara'as..." ...


A Leader With a Cause

A Leader With a Cause

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While the Jewish people were in the desert, God counted them several times. At one point when God wanted to take a census, he told Moses to first ...


Selfless Giving

Selfless Giving

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In this week's Torah portion, God tells the Jewish people that if another Jew should become impoverished, not only should you help him by lending ...


The Anonymous Gift

The Anonymous Gift

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In this week's Torah portion, God instructs the owners of fields that: "When you reap the harvest from your land, you shall not remove ... the ...


The Billionaire Philanthropist

The Billionaire Philanthropist

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God instructs the Jewish people on the specific sacrifices a woman needs to bring in order to purify herself after childbirth. After a certain ...


Strive to Be the Outside You

Strive to Be the Outside You

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God tells the Jewish people how they can know whether or not an animal is kosher. God said that if an animal has split hooves and brings up its own ...


If You Touch It, You Bought It

If You Touch It, You Bought It

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This week's Torah portion spells out more of the laws regarding the sacrifices the Jewish people brought. And God said that: "... flesh that ...


Do As I Do

Do As I Do

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In this week's Torah Portion, God tells Moses the procedures the Jewish people must follow if they commit a sin. And if: "... the entire ...


Every Role Is Vital

Every Role Is Vital

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Moses asked the Jewish people to donate gold, silver and copper for the construction of the Tabernacle. Seemingly, the most valuable and precious of ...


Listen!

Listen!

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Moses came down from the mountain after receiving the Ten Commandments from God and heard a lot of noise coming from amongst the Jewish people. This ...


If You've Got It - Use It

If You've Got It - Use It

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In this week's Torah portion, God gives the specifications on how the High Priest's clothing is to be made. Since this entire process requires very ...


The Seed to Succeed

The Seed to Succeed

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In the previous Torah portion, God gave the Jews the Ten Commandments. And in this portion, the very next commandment God gives the Jewish people ...


Delegate and Soar

Delegate and Soar

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Jethro, the father-in-law of Moses, came to see Moses after he had heard all of the miracles that God had performed for the Jewish people. Jethro ...


The Desire to Quit

The Desire to Quit

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Pharaoh had finally agreed to let the Jewish people leave Egypt. God then led the Jews to Israel on the longest route out of Egypt. God knew that if ...


Remembering the Experience

Remembering the Experience

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God told Moses that the time had now come for the redemption of the Jewish people from Egypt. When Moses approached Pharaoh asking for the Jews' ...


Gratitude Has No Expiration Date

Gratitude Has No Expiration Date

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The famine that besieged Egypt and the rest of the world had come to an end. Joseph, along with the entire generation, had all passed away. ...


Don't Just Pass the Buck

Don't Just Pass the Buck

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Right before Jacob passed away, he asked his son, Joseph, to promise him that he would be buried in Israel and not in Egypt. Joseph immediately ...


Live Life

Live Life

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When Jacob and his family arrived in Egypt, Joseph brought Jacob, his father, to meet Pharaoh. The first words Pharaoh said to Jacob were: "How ...


Respect and Be Respected

Respect and Be Respected

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Jacob had 12 sons, including his son Joseph. One day... "Joseph dreamt a dream which he told to his brothers, and they hated him.... He said to ...


True Wealth

True Wealth

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Jacob saw his brother, Esau, for the first time after many years of hiding from him. During their childhood, Esau was angry at Jacob because he ...


Choose To Do

Choose To Do

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Isaac had given Jacob a blessing that Esau, Jacob's brother, felt should have gone to him. Out of fear that his brother would harm him, Jacob left ...


Living For Tomorrow

Living For Tomorrow

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Esau and Jacob were twin brothers. Esau spent his days hunting in the fields and his brother, Jacob, spent his time studying and learning. One day, ...


Giving Until the Job Is Done

Giving Until the Job Is Done

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Abraham wanted his servant, Eliezer, to go find a wife for his son, Isaac. He told Eliezer the criteria the woman would need to fulfill to be worthy ...


A Cinch by the Inch

A Cinch by the Inch

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God told Abraham that He wanted to destroy all of the inhabitants in the land of Sodom and Gomorrah because the people had become incredibly wicked. ...


Moving With Purpose

Moving With Purpose

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Ten generations had passed since the death of Noah. The world had once again begun to worship all sorts of idols and held complete contempt for any ...


Be Kind to the Messenger

Be Kind to the Messenger

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When God brought the flood onto the Earth, Noah and his family were the only human inhabitants whom God had spared. After being at sea for several ...


Blame Game

Blame Game

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While living in the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve were told by God that they can freely eat and enjoy everything the Garden had to offer. They just ...