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Joseph Cox talks about whatever. Podcast reviews current events, talks about unusual policies, and even dips his hand into Judaism and Religion.

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Joseph Cox talks about whatever. Podcast reviews current events, talks about unusual policies, and even dips his hand into Judaism and Religion.

    Bamidbar and the Lessons of War

    Bamidbar and the Lessons of War

    This week's podcast has both a dvar Torah on Bamidbar and the lessons of war *and* a reading of an op-ed I wrote about the riots in Israel.

    • 24 min
    Behar-Bechukotai: Responsibility and Trust

    Behar-Bechukotai: Responsibility and Trust

    In this podcast, I use the parshiot of Behar-Bechukotai to explore the boundaries of responsibility and trust. This was inspired by a week of conversation about the tragedy at Mount Meron.
     
    Photo by Wolfgang Hasselmann on Unsplash

    • 17 min
    Acharei-Kedoshim: A Holy People

    Acharei-Kedoshim: A Holy People

    In this episode we wade into the challenges presented by these Torah readings. At the end, to lighten the mood, I read one of my stories :)

    • 36 min
    Tazria-Metzora and Israel's Days of Mourning and Joy

    Tazria-Metzora and Israel's Days of Mourning and Joy

    This week I share a speech I had the honor of giving in my synagogue. I also add a bit more material on related subjects.
     
    Photo by Taylor Brandon on Unsplash

    • 11 min
    Shemini and the Omer: Strings of Holiness

    Shemini and the Omer: Strings of Holiness

    This episode analyzes - through story and commodity pricing - the meaning of the omer, kashrut and the deaths of Nadav and Avihu. 

    • 18 min
    Tzav: The Saddle of Freedom

    Tzav: The Saddle of Freedom

    This week's (brief) Dvar Torah focuses on what *we* can learn from the role of the Kohanim.

    • 9 min

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