The Pen & The Yad
Vaetchanan: Think Before You Speak, Think After You Think: Considerations on the Shema
Vaetchanan: Think Before You Speak, Think After You Think: Considerations on the Shema 15:05 Devarim: Justifying the Conquest of Israel: Where Are The Silver Platters? 13:17 Matot-Masei: The Jewish Triptych: Myth and Reality 15:54 Pinchas: The Limits of Zealotry 11:48 Balak: Blessings and Curses, Then and Now 14:53 Chukat: Leading and Listening, Two of the Components of Great Leadership 15:23 Korach: The Risks and Rewards of Rebellion 15:53 Sh’lach: The Threads That Bind 13:30 Beha’alotcha: Leadership is More Than Just Slogans 16:10 Nasso: A Lesson On The Act and the Intention of Giving 12:36 Bamidbar: Parents As Friends, Or Parents as Parents? 13:16 Bechukotai: A Sense of Belonging 13:10 Behar: Does Charity Begin and End at Home? 13:08 Emor: What’s In a Name? 13:03 Kedoshim: The One Thing That All Jews Can Agree On 14:11 Achrei Mot: Parenting, Child Sacrifice, and Honoring the Name of God 12:09 Last Days of Pesach: Elijah’s at the Door…Now What? 13:20 Pesach: When Does Israel Fit Into the Story of Passover? 15:11 Metzora: The Riddle of Proper Speech 13:30 Tazria: The Healing Power of the Human Touch 12:26 Shmini: Overcoming Our Discomfort of Death and Responding to the Mourning 15:56 Tzav: Measuring Our Humanity by the Ear, Thumb, and Big Toe 9:25 Vayikra: The Sin Offering and Whoopi Goldberg 14:15 Pekudei: Is God a Parental Model? 12:41 Vayakhel: Effective Punishment Must Include Atonement 12:09