Monthly Archive: January 2018

Bo – Seeing Potential

“And it shall come to pass, when your children say to you, what does this service mean to you?”¬†(Exodus¬†12:26) Central to the theme of the Passover festival are the questions of the children. The...

Va’era – Responding to Pain

Responding to pain is a primal instinct. Pain can put us into a fight-or-flight mode, adrenalize us, or plant fear and trauma in our hearts. Torture techniques were designed to extract information and confessions...

Shemot – Defining Identity

Moses, born in perilous circumstances, defied the odds and grew up under Pharaoh’s nose, likely with a silver spoon in his mouth. Moses was not subject to the cruelties of the great big world...