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Torah Commentaries
 Bereishit / Genesis 
Lech Lecha:
● Abraham and the Idols
● Into the Woods
● Wholeness and Sacrifice
● Ready

Vayera
● 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
Vayechi

 Sh'mot / Exodus 
● A World Without Children's Voices
● Salvation without a Name
● Must it be Armageddon?
Va'era
● Diving for Hidden Treasure
Bo
● A World of Chesed
Beshallach
Turning (video)
● Born Again 
Yitro

● Two Roots
● Why I Fight
● The Necessity of Windows
● Is Sculpture Idolatry?
● 
Exodus and Relational Authority
Mishpatim
Terumah
Tetzave
Ki Tissa
Vayak'hel-Pekudei
● Plaquesville
● The Value of Things
● The Necessity of the Whole


 Vayikra / Leviticus 
VaYikra
Tzav
Shemini
● Strange Fire
Tazria-Metzora
Acharei Mot-Kedoshim
Intimacy [video]
● "Out There" or "In Here?"
● Troubling Tradition

Emor
● What's Holy and What's Not
Behar-Bechukotai
 Bemidbar / Numbers 
● Waiting 
Naso
● Personal Status and Jewish Leadership
● Journeying
 

Beha'alotkha
Shelach Lekha
● The Power of a Glance
● Yearning for Home
Korach
Trust
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
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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