Kosher is the Hebrew term used to refer to foods permitted according to Jewish dietary laws. These laws are based on various verses in the Five Books of Moses (Torah), which are interpreted and expounded upon in great detail in the Talmud and Jewish legal codes. The only reason that the Torah gives for the […]
In this podcast episode Rabbi Singer discusses the weekly Torah portion of Vayakhel. The subject of this teaching delves into the essence of the sin of the golden calf and how the commandments address in this week’s and last week’s parsha serve as an atonement that sin. You can apply the important lesson you’ll learn […]
In this podcast episode Rabbi Singer discusses the weekly Torah portion of Ki Tisah. The subject of this teaching revolves around the balance between expressing our individuality and being part of a community. You can apply the important lesson you’ll learn from this teaching to your daily life.
In this podcast episode Rabbi Singer discusses the weekly Torah portion of Tezaveh, which relates primarily to clothing worn by the High Priest in the Tabernacle or Mishkan and in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. The subject of this teaching revolves around the omission of the name of Moses and the important lesson we can […]
There are two ways that Divine Providence can affect, or interact with, the world. One way is for Divine Providence to emanate from the heavens without any prodding from the world “below”. An example of this is the miracle of the splitting of the sea. According to the Talmud the Jewish People didn’t merit a […]
In this podcast episode Rabbi Singer discusses the weekly Torah portion of Terumah, which relates primarily to the building of the Tabernacle or Mishkan immediately following the revelation and giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The insights and lessons in this episode are based on Jewish mysticism and provide practical advice as to how […]