Torah tl;dr–Shelach Lecha

Welcome to my podcast, Torah tl;dr. Oftentimes people will use “tl;dr”–which stands for “too long; didn’t read”–to indicate that what follows are highlights of something that is particularly verbose. Like the weekly Torah portion. Torah tl;dr injects a little wisdom into your day, giving you a highlight of the Torah portion in 60 seconds. New podcasts …

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Though We May Not Agree as to How to Get There, We Should Know Where We Want to Go

This is a distillation of a teaching I shared at our annual congregational meeting last week: As we gather to do the business of the congregation, we can turn to the Torah portion for some reflection. This week’s portion, Shelach, tells that story in which God tells Moses to send spies into the Promised Land …

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This Is The Place

We are back from our adventures, and we all made it! It was a wonderful trip, full of many great new sites and experiences. We visited family and friends (including a surprise meet-up with my college roommate), explored sand dunes and canyons, discovered fossils, visited an observatory, went on walks and hikes, swam in Lake …

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