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Beraishis
Genesis
Shemos
Exodus
Vayikra
Leviticus
Bamidbar
Numbers
Devarim
Deuteronomy

Beraishis
First Rashi
God's Purpose in Creation
Naked in Paradise
God's "Voice" in the Garden?
Have we found the Garden of Eden?
Multiverse-Conclusion
Letters Oct 2012
Noachs Name
 Genesis
 Beresheit 2009
The Sabbath: Maimonides
Creation, Sabbath and Death for Violators
Eve's Punishments
Bereshit 5769
Bereishis Drasha
Genesis is Mercy
Beresheit
Adam's Longevity and the Purpose of Learning
Adam's Sin
Two creations of man
The Snake's Head
The Snake II

Can Trees "Disobey" God?
Genesis: Creation, God' Hovering, & The Cherubim

Shemos
The Purpose of Moses' Staff
Perhaps why Moses lied
Pharaoh's Dreams
Shemot
Anger and its expressions
Those who fear God resist evil
Moses: a Divine phenomenon
Pharaoh's new plan
Pharaoh's Astrologers II
Shemot
Parsha: Shemot
Shemot
Shemot
Moses and the Serpent
Moses' Three Signs
Shemos

Deserving Bondage
Hebrew Midwives
Inaccuracy of Pharaoh's astrologers
Parshas Shemos

Vayikra
Why Sacrifice Makes Sense

Prayer
Sacrifice and the Instincts
Vayikra 5771
Sacrifice Unto God
Asham Talui

Not for His sake
Vayikra: 613 Mitzvos
VaYikra: The 2nd Pillar of Creation
VaYikra: Sacrifice
Prayer and Sacrifice
Vayikra
Temple and Altar
Vayikra
Sacrifice
Parshas Vayikra 5762
Parshas Vayikra 5763

Bamidbar
Restraint & Wisdom
The Making of a Talmid

Bemidbar: The Census
Bemidbar
Bemidbar
The Vessel's Coverings
Referencing God
Bemidbar
Devarim
Devarim: Torah and its Mitzvot
Moshe's Final Message
Devarim

Devarim
Devarim
Parashas Devarim

Noach
Babel's Tower of Fame
Babel's Tower of Fame
Babel's Tower of Fame
Noach: Lone Survivor

Olive Branch
One Righteous Man
Parshat Noach: The Conflict between Religious Consistency and Conformity
There Was Still Time Left
Noach Found Favor
Letters Oct 2012-2
Noach
 Redefining Kavod

Sexual Revolution
Noach

Noach: Creativity & Idolatry
Noach
Noach saved the World
Noach
Noach
Noach and the Animals
Noach: His Perfection / The Raven
Noah and the Permission to Eat Meat
Cham's Sons
The Ark - Two Missions
Noach
Noah
The Rainbow

Noah & the Raven
Tower of Babel
Noach - The Dispersion
Noach

Vaera
The Enemy Within
Hordes
Vaeyrah
Barad: Miracle within a Miracle
Let My People Go!
Boils: Lesson in Leadership and Study
The Plague of Hail Part II: Psychological Warfare
Parsha: Vaeyrah
VaEyrah
Parshas Va-eyrah
Plague of Hail
Pharaoh's Failed Escapism

ParashasVaEyrah
Parshas VaEra 5762
Parshas VaEra 5763
The Ten Plagues
Using Our Minds
The Plague of Hail
Ibn Ezra - The Ten Plagues
Tzav
Tzav 5769
Parshas Tzav 5768
Parshas Tzav 5761
Parshas Tzav 5762
Parshas Tzav 5763
Naso
Nazir: A Profile in Courage
If I Am Not For Myself

Naso
Naso
Naso
Priestly Blessings
Tabernacle's Inauguration
Parashas Naso

VauEschanan
Imitating God
Pondering the Imponderable

Moses: Barred from Israel

The
Only Religion for Mankind
Held to a Higher Standard
VaEtchanan
Shabbos: 2 View
A Scientific Religion
Ramban on Sinai
A Perfect Law
"Shown to Know"
Ramban on Evil

VaEtchanan
Idolatrous Fanaticism
VaEtchanan: Honoring Parents
VauEtchanan: The Meaning of One
VaEtchanan 5763
Vaueschanan
Vaueschanan-R. Fox

Lechlicha
Abraham's Journey
A Turbulent Relationship
We Know More Than We Realize
Greatest Revolutionary
Lech Lecha - RabbiFox 5775
Abram's Journey to the Unknown
  Abraham's Religion
Lech Lecha
Abraham: Paradigm of Rational Thought
Lech Lecha 5769
Abraham's Perfection
Lech Lecha
Lech Lecha 5767
Lech Lecha
Lech Lecha
God's Providence: 2 Arenas
Sanctification of God's Name and Abraham's Identity

Lech Lecha
Abraham's Intelligence
Lech Licha
- Avraham's Perfection
Parshat Lech Lecha
Lech Licha
Bo
Soul Searching
  Bo
Two Matzahs: Two Ideas
4 Nights of Revelation
Pharoah: A point of No Return
Moses' Staff
Bo
Choshech
Tefillin, Miracles and the Meaning of Life
The Plagues: New insights
Parshas Bo
Parsha: Bo
Animal Behavior: Why God Brought the Plague of Wild Beasts
Parshas Bo: The First Month
Plague of the Firstborns
Parshas Bo
How God Teaches Man II
Killing Infants: G-d's Justice

Bo
Moses' Mission & Pharaoh's Free Will
Death of Firstborn
Pharaoh's Intimidation
Parshas Bo
Firstborns
The Ten Plagues

Shemini
Why do we keep kosher?
Higher Standard
Challenge of the Tzadik
Use Your Mind When Serving
Mans Blessings
Parshas Shemini

Behaalos'cha
Human Ingenuity: Why God wants to Amaze us
  Jews by Choice
Gershwin and Mikdash: Music in Torah Life
The First Sin
Was Yitro Selfish?
God to Aharon: No Need to Fret
The Rav on Behaalosecha
Selecting the Elders
Suffering: Not a Mitzvah
Behalotecha
Method in study: "Let the words talk to you"
BeHalotecha
Behalotecha-Silver Trumpets
BeHalotecha
Beha'alotecha
40 Years and the Manna
Yisro
The Quail
Parashas Beha'alotekcha

Ekev
Hamas and anti-Semitism: An Enduring Pathology
Never Forget Hashem: The Purpose of Blessings
The Mission of the Jewish People
Israel vs. Egypt

Who has God Chosen?
Satiation
Ekev
Parshas Ekev
40 Days: God vs Nature
Ekev
"Circumcise the Foreskins of Your Hearts"
Hypothetical Error: Parshas Ekev
Parshas Ekev
Parshas Ekev 5763
Parshas Ekev 5762

Vayereh
Mr. Nice Guy
Peace
Abraham and the Angels
Bikkur Cholim Saves Lives
VaYerah
Rush to Judgement
Abraham's Perfections
Tending to Man
Vayerah
Don't Look Back
Two Methods to Serve God
Vayerah
Say Little / Do much
The Naming of Yitzchak
In His Image
Sparing the Wicked
Vayerah
Learning God's wisdom direct from the verses
VaYerah
VaYerah
Vayerah
Satan and Abraham II
Avimelech: Wrong Idea of God?
Vayerah-Sodom's Destruction
Abraham the "Ivri" and Defending Monotheism: Using the Torah's Clues
Vayerah-Visiting the Sick
Was Killing Isaac Justified?
VaYerah 5764
Vayerah
Sodom
Praying for Others

Was the Akeida brutality?
Akeidas Yitzchak Q&A's
Did Abraham Believe He Was to Sacrifice Isaac?

Angels Punished
Avraham Learning God's Justice
Sarah's Laughter
Parshat VaYerah
Satan and Abraham
Bishalach
Who is like You?

Saw You at Sinai
Beshalach: Perceptions of Reality
Love: Not all You Need
Leadership: Devorah & Barak
Teshuva
Splitting of the Reed Sea
Testing God
Leadership of Moshe Rebbenu
Beshalach
Parshas Beshalach
Parshas Beshalach
Parshas Beshalach: "I am God your Healer"
"I am God your Healer" Part II: Lessons in Freedom
Parshas Beshalach
Universal Message
God's "Hand" in Egypt
Parshas Beshalach
Bishalach
Plagues: Natural Events?
Parshas Bishalach
The Splitting of the Red Sea

Tazria
Tazria: A Righteous Parent
Tazria: Kosher
Maternal Instinct
Contamination
Tazria
Tazria: A Mother's Perfection
Tazria: Spiritual Uncleanliness
Tazria
Parshas Tazria

Shelach
A Lesson in Perception
Doomed Plan
Faith in God
Moses the Psychologist

The Sin of the Spies
See
for Yourself
Relying on God
Just One Shabbos
Shelach
Shelach - Praying to the Dead
Shelach
Shelach - Rabbi Fox
Shelach - Rabbi Bernstein
Shelach

The Spies' Plague
Is G-d Vindictive
God's Warning
Parashas Shlach
The Spies
R'aye
Blueprint for Success
The False Prophet
Re'eh 5770
Children of God

Re'eh: Test of Love
Re'eh
Parsha: Re'eh
Re'eh
Dead Men's Gods

Chayeh Sarah
Avraham's Approach to Marriage
Love of God
Chayei Sarah
Marriage Made in Heaven
Lavan's Camels
The Fantasy of Immortality
A Sacred Mission
Choosing a Burial Plot
Chayey Sarah
Chayey Sara
Chayay Sarah
Chayay Sarah: Eulogy Before Tears
Chayay Sarah: Sarah's Death
Chayey Sara: Rebecca
Chaye Sara
Chayey Sara
Eliezer Testing Rebecca
Chayai Sara
Patriarchs vs Their Children

Yisro
Yitro
Intermediaries
Another Warning
Conversion of Yitro
Thirst for Knowledge
Yitro
Yitro
"Have you heard?"
Parshas Yitro
Parashas Yitro
Warnings at Sinai
Parshas Yitro
Parshas Yitro
Parshas Yitro
Yitro
Proving Sinai
Torah from Sinai
-Proof of G-d
The Tablets, the Torah and Mount Sinai
Ten Commandments
Yisro
Parshas Yitro
 Metzora
Metzorah: Rabbi Fox
Metzorah: Rabbi Bernstein
Metzorah
Perfection via Leprosy
Metzora-Pesach

Korach
Hidden Blessing
Angel of Death II

Korachism
Korach
Korach 5771
Self Awarness

Ultimate Validation
Ego is Insatiable
Answering Amen
Korach - Our Own Worst Enemy
Korach - Rabbi Bernard Fox
Korach - Rabbi Bernstein
Korach - Rabbi Bernard Fox
Parshas Korach
Korach
Aaron seizes Angel of Death

Shoftim
Who is Our King?
Shoftim 5773
Following God Perfectly
Shoftim: Egla Arufah
Shoftim: Pacifism

Shoftim 5769
Shoftim - Bal Tashchis; mans' quest for control
Shoftim - Pursuit of Justice
Shoftim 5768
Failed Jewish Leadership
A Wise Statute of Limitations
Shoftim: Destroying Trees
Shoftim
Shoftim
Shoftim
Magicians vs Prophets
Following God Perfectly
Parashas Shoftim
Toldos
Toldot

Respect and Suspect Him
Abrahamic Religion
Esav's Bracha
Toldot
Studying Divine Providence
Respect & Suspect
Yaakov & Eisav
Abraham & Sodom
Parshas Toldot
Toldot 5768
Toldot
Parsha: Toldot
Toldot
Isaac's Wells: The Emergence of the Second Patriarch
Toldot
Telling the Truth
Personality of Esau
Isaac's Blessings
Toldot
Toldot II
Isaac - Oleh Temima
Are the Penitent Better?
Understanding Rashi
Mishpatim
God's use of metaphors
Civility & Sanctifying God
Mishpatim
Parshas Shekalim
Path of Return
Mishpatim

A Super Miracle
Mishpatim
Punishment Fits the Crime
Parshas Mishpatim
Witches & Reality
Parshas Mishpatim: Stealing
Parshas Mishpatim: Oppression
Parshas Mishpatim: Using Our Resources, and Prayer
Judicious Juxtaposition: Why Certain Verses are Connected
Parshas Mishpatim
Absolute Truths
Mishpatim II
Mishpatim
Parshas Mishpatim
Acharemos
AchareyMot / Kedoshim
AchareyMot / Kedoshim
Acharey Mot
The Scapegoat
Achary Mot 5762
Achary Mot 5763
Molech Worship and Blood Eating
Chukas
The Tie Between the Red Heifer and the Leper (Metzora)
Well-Deserved Praise
In the Merit of the Righteous
Lessons from a Rock
Attaining Purity
Chukat
The Timeless Impact of Ahraon's Death
Red Heifer and Olam Habah
Yiftach and Shmuel

Godless Human Nature
Chukat
Angel of Death II
Chukat - Rabbi Bernstein
Chukat - Rabbi Bernard Fox
Chukat
Proper Questioning
Red Heifer
Chukat/Balak
Ki Tetze
True Compassion
Ki
-Tetze
Parapets & Crossbreeding
Friends
  Cautious Soldiers
Ki Tetze - In harms way
Ki Tetze 5768
KiTetze 5766
Ki Tetze
Seeds of Rebellion / Longevity
Sending away the Mother Bird
Kitetze 5764: Rabbi Fox
Kitetze 5765: Rabbi Bernstein
Ki Tetze
Yifas Toar
-Female Captive
Parashas KiTetze
Dishonest Weights

Vayetzei
A Strange Vow

Why Yitzchak Loved Esav
Vayetzei 5775
Vayetze 5772
The BIG LIE of a
Palestinian People and the Significance of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount

Vayetze
Lavan Surrenders
Jacob's Ladder
The Counsel of Hashem Endures
The Well Plan
Vayetze
Vayetze
Jacob and the Ladder
Vayetze
Yaakov's Anger
VaYetze
Jacob and the Speckled Flocks
Parashas Vayetze
Vayetzai
Rachel's Disgrace
When a tzaddik
should get angry

Teruma
The Menorah's Design
The Tabernacle's Coverings

Angels: Their meaning in our lives
The Tabernacle's Vessels: Menora's Amazing Design
Terumah
Serve Only Hashem
Terumah: How Much Can I Give?
Material Wealth and True Blessings
Terumah
Parshas Terumah
Terumah: God is Not Here
Parshas Terumah: Temple & Vessels
Parshas Terumah: Testimony of Truth
Parshas Trumah: The Menora - A Lesson in Subordination
Parshas Trumah: The Temple and Tabernacle
Fate of Mishkan
Teruma
Proceed with Caution
Teruma
The Temple-
Photos
Parshas Terumah

 Kedoshim
Kedoshim: Sexuality
Let's Be Holy
Kedoshim: Strategic Silence
Kedoshim: Cheating
Kedoshim: Man can Become Holy
AchareyMot / Kedoshim
Kedoshim 5769
Ov & Yedoni: Lessons for today
Kedoshim
Kedoshim: Rotely performed mitzvahs are not the goal
Kedoshim: Rabbi Fox: "Deception"
Kedoshim: Rabbi Bernstein: "Lashon Hara"
Kedoshim
Subjective Justice: Parshas Kedoshim
Kedoshim
Kedusha-Sanctity
Witchcraft
Shaving
Kedoshim

Balak
Can Curses Do Harm?
A Nation that Dwells Alone
Curse of Love
Balak
Bilam's Example
Parshas Balak
Balak: The Zealot

Bilam-Rabbi Chait
Bilam and the Donkey
 Kisavo
Are we innately good?
KiTavo 5769
KiTavo 5768
Parshas KiTavo: First Fruits
KiTavo 5766
Blessings over Fruit
KiTavo
Secret Sins
Severe Punishments
Rabbi Fox-KiTavo
Rabbi Bernstein
Ki Tavo
3 Stone Sets-Torah Written Upon

Declaration of Fulfilling Tithes
Parashas KiTavo
Vayishlach
Call for Violence
Vayishlach

Let's talk about it
Multiple names
Jacob and the Angel
Vayishlach
Vayishlach
VaYishlach: Rachel's Burial Site
VaYishlach
VaYishlach
Vayishlach
Vayishlach - Politics from the Torah
Vayishlach - Yaakov's dealings with Esav
Titzaveh
Measure for Measure
Do Clothes Make the Man?
Tabernacle: Laden with Treasure
Time to Get Dressed
Tetzaveh
Parshas Tetzaveh
The Breastplate
Parshas Tetzaveh
In the Dark II - From Egypt to Sinai: A Journey Immortalized in Temple
In the Dark: The Incense Altar
Tetzaveh
The High Priest's Garb
Parshas Tetzaveh

 Emor
The Blasphemer
Secular Humanism
Jewish Exceptionalism
His Mercies are on All His Works
Emor
Every Jew can Become a Kohen
Illuminating Insights into the Menorah
Emor
Emor: Rabbi Fox: "Omer"
Emor: Rabbi Bernstein: "Holiness & Elitism"
Emor
Life and Death
Parshas Emor
Right Ideas–Wrong Impressions
Emor
Emor 5763

Pinchas
Traits of Leadership
An Intellectual Embarrassment
Popularity
Sin of Tolerance

Parshas Pinchas
Time to Count
Pinchas - Rabbi Fox
Pinchas - Rabbi Bernstein
Pinchas 5763
Pinchas
 Nitzavim
Netzavim / Vayelech
Netzavim / Vayelech
Netzavim / Shofar
Nitzavim
Parsahsa Nitzavim/VaYelech
Nitzavim / VaYelech
Vayeishev
A People Restored
Judah: Profile of Jewish Leadership
May Parents have Favorites?
Vayeshev / Chanuka
Vayeshev
Joseph in Egypt
Vayeshev
VaYeshev
Vayeshev
The Selling of Joseph

Dinah
Vayeshev
Kisisa
Gold Calf: Two Paths to Idolatry

Ki Tisa - Shabbos
Assessing the Gold Calf Sin
Remaking the Gold Calf

Still paying for the Gold Calf
Beyond the Gold Calf
Gold Calf: Good or bad?
Ki Tisa
Moses & the Gold Coin: The Proliferation of Superition in Jewish Communities, and Rabbis' Silence
Ki Tisa: Justice; Free Will
Ki Tisa: Anointing Oil
The Gold Calf & Pluralists – Judaism's Imposters
Parshas Ki Tisa
Curses of the Wise Come True
Ki Tisa
The Golden Calf
Melting the Golden Calf

Anointing Oil
Parshas Kisisa
The Torah's Divine Origin & Why Moses' Face Shone
 Behar
Shmita's Challeng
Sabbatical unto God
Interest
The Land
Behar: Women's Mitzvahs
Behar
Behar
Behar / Bechukotai: Rabbi Fox, "Shemitah & Yovale"
Behar / Bechukotai: Rabbi Bernstein, "Joyless Festivals in Israel"
 Mattos
Learning as a Refuge
Separating from the Community
Mattot

Haftoras Masei: 2 Evils
Mattos / Masei
His Faithfulness is Eternal

Learning from Moav
Mattos - Rabbi Fox
Mattos - Rabbi Bernstein
Parashas Matot/Massay
Mattot/Massey
 Vayelech
Mekaitz
What's in a Name
Yosef's Names
Yosef's Names
Yosef's Names
Judah vs. Yosef
Meketz
Meketz
Miketz-Vayigash
Parashas Meketz
Pharaoh's Dreams

Pharaoh's Wisdom
Joseph's Dream Interpretations

Vayakhel
ParshasParah
VaYakhel
Be Strong
Tabernacle's Coverings: A Lesson on Knowledge
Shabbos and the Jewish Identity
Of Enduring Value
Shmos in Review
Vayakhel
Betzalel
Parshas Vayakhel
VaYakhel/Pekuday: Prohibited Work
Vayakhel/Pekuday: The Tabernacle
Vayakhel
Yetzer Hara
The Temple: A Response to the Golden Calf
Parshas Vayakel
Vayakhel

 Bechukosai
Bechukosai: A Land That Abhors Immorality
Bechukosai: The Final Blessing
Vayikra: Long Story, Scary Ending
Paradise Found
Peace and Love
Behar / Bechukotai
BeChukotai
BeChukotai
BeChukotai

  Maasei
Massay
Massay
Matos-Last Assignment
Chutzpah

 Haazenu
HaAzinu-Shabbat Shuva

Vayigash
The Secret of Forgiveness
Reconciliation
Yosef Breakdown
Yosef and the Evolution of a Nation
Vayigash
Vayigash
Vayigash
Vayigash
Joseph's Dream Interpretations: How he discoverd Pharaoh's dreams were divine...without God telling him
Vayigash
Vayigash

Banning God
Joseph and His Brothers

Pekuday
Pekuday
Commitment
Pekuday: Cloud vs.Kavod Hashem
Parshas Pekuday
Temple: The Interactive Museum of God's Providence
Pekuday
The Ark's Poles
Parshas Pekudey
Pekuday
 Vezos HaBracha
The Spirit of Wisdom
Asher's Blessing
Those Who Curse
Vayichi
Vayeche: God's Country
Vayeche: Jacob's honor of Joseph; the ruler
Vayeche
Gratitude: Short Lived
Shevet Dan
Vayeche
Parsha: Vayeche
Vayeche
Jacob crosses hands on Mennashe and Epraim
Parshas Vayeche
Parshas Vayeche
Parshas Vayeche II

Prophets / Writings
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Proverbs

Mishley: An Overview: Reader's questions on the purpose and design of Proverbs, with examples from first chapter

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The Design of Mishley
Rambam on Mishley

Proverbs: 1:1-10
Proverbs: 1:10-18
Proverbs: 1:18-22
Proverbs: 1:22-27
Proverbs: 1:27-30
Proverbs: 1:30-33

Proverbs: 1:7
Proverbs: 12:8
Proverbs: 18:2
Proverbs 27:19 - Man's Reflecting Heart

Proverbs: Insecurity
Proverbs: Insecurity

Prophets

Isaiah 40: God Is Not Blind
Joshua: The Day the Sun Stood Still

 Writings

Book Of Job

Book Of Job
Rabbi Israel Chait

Book of Job I
Book of Job II: The Story of Job
Book of Job III: Eliphaz's Argument
Book of Job IV: Bildad's Argument
Book of Job V: Tzofar's Argument
Book of Job VI: Justice & Providence
Book of Job VII - Good & Evil
Book of Job VIII-IX- Limited Providence; the Rasha's Undoing
Job X - Fleeting Fortunes
Job XI - Religiosity
Job XII - Creation
Job XIII - Epilogue; God Addresses Job

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