Sep 12, 2010

Torah Commentary

◄ Bereishit / Genesis ►
Bereishit
"Darkness" or "The Book of Dexter (4:7)"
Noach
It Will be Good
Are We What We Need?
Lech Lecha:
● Abraham and the Idols
● Into the Woods
● Wholeness and Sacrifice
● Ready
Vayera
Which Fire?
● The Akeidah Post 9/11
● Seeing the Other
● The Quality of Sodom
Chayei Sarah
● Isaac's Prayer
● Expectations for the Modest
Toldot
● Toldot Unbound
● Why am I?
Vayetze
● Leah's Hidden Blessing
● Qualified Pluralism & Part II
Vayishlach
Vayeshev
● The Threat of Serenity
● Peace and Quiet
Mikketz
● Remembering Our Dreams
Vayigash
Closer, Come Closer
The Possible Blessing of Encounter
Broken Words
Vayechi

Shemot / Exodus
A World Without Children's Voices
Salvation without a Name
Va'era
● Diving for Hidden Treasure
Bo
● A World of Chesed
Beshallach
● Born Again
Yitro
● Two Roots
● Why I Fight
● The Necessity of Windows
● Is Sculpture Idolatry?
Exodus and Relational Authority
Mishpatim
Terumah
Tetzave
Always For and Sometimes Within
Ki Tissa
Vayak'hel-Pekudei
● Plaquesville
● The Value of Things
● The Necessity of the Whole


Vayikra / Leviticus
VaYikra
The Sacrificial Call
Tzav
Shemini
● Strange Fire
Tazria-Metzora
Human Boundaries and Divine Inclusion
Acharei Mot-Kedoshim
● "Out There" or "In Here?"
● Troubling Tradition
Emor
● What's Holy and What's Not
Behar-Bechukotai
The Wisdom of Chovav

Bemidbar / Numbers
● Waiting
Naso
● Personal Status and Jewish
Leadership
● Journeying
Beha'alotkha
Shelach Lekha
● The Power of a Glance
● Yearning for Home
Korach
Chukkat
Balak
Pinchas
● The Mutual Vulnerability of Friendship
The Blessings of Brokenness
● It's About Family
● One Year Later
Mattot - Massei

Devarim / Deuteronomy
● The Absence of Jerusalem
Va'etchanan
Ekev
● Determined to be Hopeful
Where Truth Awaits
Re'eh
Shoftim
● How to Judge
Ki Tetze
Ki Tavo
● Overcome, if only…
● God's Atonement
● Unintelligible Yet Meaningful
Nitzavim-Vayelekh
● Not Our Covenant
● Returning from Exile
Ha'azinu
● Is God Straight?

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