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