60 Seconds of Torah: Pesach and Redemption
During the Passover seder, we exclaim, “Next year in Jerusalem!” As we begin the holiday of Passover, Rabbi Zuckerman ponders our arrival to the Promised Land and discusses just how far or close our redemption might truly be.
60 Seconds of Torah: M’tzora, Illness, and Community
What does the Torah tell us about re-engaging in society after an illness? Rabbi Cosgrove discusses the lessons that Parashat M’tzora can teach us as we continue to grapple with the current pandemic.
60 Seconds of Torah: Tazria, Everything Old Is New Again
Rabbi Koffman explores how the rituals of those afflicted with skin disease in the Torah (tzara-at) remain relevant for us today.
60 Seconds of Torah: Sh’mini and the Strength to Bless Others
We can learn from the actions of Aaron that we must use our power and position to bring blessings to others. Explore the lessons of Parashat Sh’mini with Rabbi Witkovsky.
60 Seconds of Torah: Tzav and Leadership
Communities need different models of leadership. Rabbinic Intern Kornsgold explores the balance between the leadership roles of Moses and Aaron in this week’s parashah.
60 Seconds of Torah: Va-yikra and Access to Atonement
No matter what you have to offer, everyone is worthy of atonement before God. Rabbi Zuckerman guides us through Parashat Va-yikra and ensures that we are all welcome in God’s sanctuary.
60 Seconds of Torah: Aharei Mot and Walking the Walk
God tells us that the laws are meant for “walking in them,” but what does it mean to walk in the ways of the Torah? Rabbi Witkovsky looks for the answers in this week’s parashah.
60 Seconds of Torah: 8th Day Passover and Bonus Reflection
Living in the Diaspora, we get an extra day of the Passover holiday. Rabbinic Intern Kornsgold looks at how we can use this additional day of Passover as an opportunity for extended reflection.