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This unique Parsha podcast is filled with machshava, deep philosophical Jewish thought, based on traditional sources, from the ancient to the recent. All of the ideas are rooted in Torah tradition, filled with a spiritual message that is potent and poignant for the times.

Parsha Podcast with Ari Goldwag Ari Goldwag

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 66 Ratings

This unique Parsha podcast is filled with machshava, deep philosophical Jewish thought, based on traditional sources, from the ancient to the recent. All of the ideas are rooted in Torah tradition, filled with a spiritual message that is potent and poignant for the times.

    Vayelech - All of Us as One

    Vayelech - All of Us as One

    What is the concept of the word today? How does it relate to the fact that Moshe speaks to 'all of you' - all of the Jewish people as one? What is the unique power of Jewish Unity? How does this bring about redemption, which is synonymous with the concept of the dwelling of the Shechina (Divine Presence) upon the Jewish people? Found out in this week's Parsha Podcast.

    • 23 min
    Nitsavim-Rosh Hashana - The Torah's Great Power

    Nitsavim-Rosh Hashana - The Torah's Great Power

    Why does the Torah double the language in it's statement that 'it will be if you will hear,What is the concept of the blessings we say before and after reading the Torah? Why do they mention the choseness of the people of Israel and qualify the Torah as a gift? Why do the Heavenly Angels desire the Torah if it seems to serve to help the Human Being to refine his character traits? What is the awesome power of the Torah that we appreciate and rededicate ourselves to on Rosh Hashana? Find out in this week's Parsha Podcast.

    • 26 min
    Ki Savo - Hearing His Voice Twice

    Ki Savo - Hearing His Voice Twice

    Why does the Torah double the language in it's statement that 'it will be if you will hear, you will hear the voice of Hashem' in regards to the great blessings we receive when we fulfil the will of Hashem? What is the meaning of the word 'Amen?' What is the reward for saying Amen, and why is it so great? What is the meaning of the statement of our sages that 'whoever goes into the synagogue and study hall in this world will merit to do so in the World to Come?' How does the 'voice of the Torah' relate to the 'voice of the bride and groom' in the times of Moshiach? Find out in this week's Parsha Podcast.

    • 25 min
    Ki Seitze - Understanding the Mitzvos

    Ki Seitze - Understanding the Mitzvos

    What is the theme that runs through the mitzvos of mila, karbanos and sending away the mother bird? Why does the Midrash indicate that Hashem has compassion on the birds if the Gemara says that whoever says such a thing is quieted? Why does the Torah indicate the reward for keeping the mitzvah of sending away the mother bird (long life), but in most cases the Torah is silent on the reward? Find out in this week's Parsha Podcast.

    • 25 min
    Shoftim - Keeping Bias in Check

    Shoftim - Keeping Bias in Check

    Why is it that a close relative can not be a witness nor a judge in one's court case? What can we learn from this about personal bias and the path to keeping it in check? What is the idea behind the fact that the pillars of the world are Truth, Justice and Peace? What are the lessons we learn from ants who store up more food than they need, and are careful not to touch another ant's load? Find out in this week's Parsha Podcast.

    • 28 min
    Reeh - Greater Expansion

    Reeh - Greater Expansion

    Why does the Torah first talk about giving to the Levi and then about the expansion of the borders of Eretz Yisrael? How does this connect to the Torah's allowing eating meat in all circumstances, which had been previously permitted only when part of a sacrifice? How does this concept connect to the idea of Yosef's challenges leading to his ultimate triumph? How does this parallel the history of the Jewish people, which culminates with the expanded borders of Israel? Why did Abba Yudin lose all of his money and then become even wealthier than before? Find out in this week's Parsha Podcast.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

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Wonderful and great timely masterpiece s

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Informative

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Ari Goldwag

Great parsha podcast. Please keep them coming.

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