God created a world in need of perfecting.
Understanding the origins and purpose of the Five Books of Moses.
Reconstructing the drama of the tree and the snake.
Unraveling the cause of the Flood, and Noah’s preeminent role.
The forging of an eternal, immutable contract.
A seminal event in Jewish national consciousness.
The physical-spiritual balance of power.
Sold by his brothers into slavery, Joseph rises to great heights.
Understanding the early choices that molded Moses into the giant he was.
Jews go through on dry land, while the Egyptians drown.
Exploring the earth-shattering events at Mount Sinai.
How could the Jews seem to forget God so quickly?
Understanding why four full parshas are devoted exclusively to this topic.
The entire nation gathers to hear about holiness.
Unraveling the annual celebration cycle.
In Israel, the only option is to turn our eyes to the sky.
The secret behind the great rebellion against Moses.
Uses and abuses of the holy power of speech.
The Torah innovation of “battlefield ethics.”
We all face a personal choice with world-resounding implications.
A Jewish leader must combine bold initiative, with a deep sense of humility.