11 episodes

Join us each week as we analyze a section of the weekly parshah. From a careful study of the text and the guidance of the Midrash and classic commentaries, we find that the parshah has a great deal to teach us about modern life. This class, which is given each week to the women of Yad Binyamin, Israel, takes a decidedly Zionist perspective to the parshah as well.

Personal Parshah Podcast from Yad Binyamin, Israel Rabbi Reuven Spolter

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Join us each week as we analyze a section of the weekly parshah. From a careful study of the text and the guidance of the Midrash and classic commentaries, we find that the parshah has a great deal to teach us about modern life. This class, which is given each week to the women of Yad Binyamin, Israel, takes a decidedly Zionist perspective to the parshah as well.

    Parshat Yitro - Religious Coercsion: Not as Bad as We Might Think

    Parshat Yitro - Religious Coercsion: Not as Bad as We Might Think

    Especially in Israel, religious coercion is automatically considered something negative, destructive and harmful. Yet, almost no one grows on their own. Their upbringing clearly included some level of coercion. By examining the story of the giving of the Torah, we'll look at the way God coerced the Jewish people, and how that might instruct the way we raise our own children.

    • 59 min
    Parshat Bereishit - Frumkeit on the Back of My Brother

    Parshat Bereishit - Frumkeit on the Back of My Brother

    We often think of our own frumkeit in terms of the relationship we have with God, giving little thought to how our spirituality affects those around us, and those that we're closest with. The story of Kayin and Hevel has a great deal to teach us not only about brotherly love, but about our yearning for spirituality, competitiveness in religiosity, and the need for repentance and improvement.

    • 56 min
    Ein Ayah on Ki Tavo - Finding the Spiritual in the Physical

    Ein Ayah on Ki Tavo - Finding the Spiritual in the Physical

    From the Mitzvah of Mikra Bikkurim we move to a powerful piece from Rav Kook about the purpose and meaning behind the recitation of Brachot

    • 48 min
    Parashat Re'eh - Judaism and Income Inequality

    Parashat Re'eh - Judaism and Income Inequality

    How we view "our" money says a great deal about our world view...

    • 53 min
    Parshat Ekev - Shema Part II - For the Love of God

    Parshat Ekev - Shema Part II - For the Love of God

    After a short diversion into an amazingly Zionistic Rashi found in the second chapter of Shema, we return to the first chapter of Shema to ask: How can God command us to Love Him? It's a classic question, and we discuss several of the classic answers and how we can impart them into our daily lives.

    • 55 min
    Parshat Va'etchanan - Learning from Tragedy, Parenting Our Children

    Parshat Va'etchanan - Learning from Tragedy, Parenting Our Children

    While Va'etchanan teaches us a great deal about the causes of and reasons for calamities that befall the Jewish people, it also conveys critical parenting lessons in the process.

    • 51 min

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