Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast
By Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
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The «Pardes from Jerusalem» Parsha Series features the renowned Pardes faculty using Torah, Talmud and other Jewish texts to explain themes from the weekly portion. The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies is an open, co-ed and non-denominational Jewish learning community, based in Jerusalem and with programs worldwide. Students encounter and grapple with classic texts and traditions of Judaism, while exploring their relevance to today’s most pressing issues. Pardes empowers students with the knowledge and tools to take ownership of their Jewish experience. For more information about all our programs and events see www.pardes.org.il
||CleanMatot: The Importance of Listening: Moshe and the Tribes of Reuven and Gad||Why is listening such an elusive but important skill? Stories in the Torah provide insight into the way that listening to others can change the course of history. Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write … Read the rest||7/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPinchas: Yucky, Icky, Problematic Jewish Texts||Using Pinchas as the case example, this podcast explores the way Jewish tradition deals with texts that seem challenging on a moral level. It utilizes Elizabeth Kubler-Ross’ five stages of mourning as a way to classify the different approaches.||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBalak: Israel and Moab: Foes or Family?||In this week’s parsha, Balak, the king of Moab, sees the people of Israel as a threat and hires Balaam to curse them. When that fails, he succeeds in undermining their relationship with G-d through prostitution and idolatry, resulting in … Read the r||7/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChukat: The Second Generation||Israel journey. Israel complain. But this week we meet a new Israel, a new generation, with very different priorities than their forebears. Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write us via: email@example.com Credits||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKorah’s Defeated Rebellion: Did the Punishments Fit the Crimes?||The reporting of a ‘mutiny’ in the Israelite camp has come to teach us many lessons. In our analysis of the protest (or protests) in the Parasha called ‘Korah’, we can find many different aspects of the rebellion, and as … Read the rest||6/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShlach: Collective Punishment||In speaking of Hashem’s various attributes, Moshe says that Hashem “visits the sins of the fathers on the sons.” This suggests that sometimes Hashem punishes a child for his father’s deeds, while the father himself escapes harm.||6/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanB’haalotcha: The Levites||In studying the Mishkan we are usually focused upon the Kohanim – the priests. Today we shall look at the Avodah – “sacred service” of the Levites. What determines the suitability of this overlooked “B” team? Please let us know … Read the re||6/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShavuot: Revelation and Covenant||The Rabbis, in our liturgy, refer to Shavuot as the holiday of the “giving” of the Torah. But in fact, Shavuot is for us, the holiday of the “receiving” of the Torah. In this podcast, Rabbi Schweiger examines chapters 19 … Read the rest||6/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBamidbar and Yom Yerushalayim: A Carnival of Counting||Rabbi Alex Israel discusses parsha Bamidbar and Yom Yerushalayim. Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write us via: firstname.lastname@example.org Credits Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant Arlene Harel – Production Coordinator Dr.||6/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParshat Bechukotai – G-d’s Promises||A Look at G-d’s Promises- Both Punishment and Reward are results that are truly in our hands. The Tochecha – Promises of Punishment appear once in Vayikra and once in Devarim. The warning is presented in Parshat Bechukotai in gradations. … Read the||5/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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Beautifully spoken, brilliant, noble, and true!
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Rabbi Michael Hattin's podcasts give one the opportunity to delve deeply into the classical commentaries, allowing both the novice and the scholar to uncover refreshing wellsprings of Torah teaching, and to derive inspiration for daily living. A soft-spoken scholar who brings the text to life. If you enjoy listening to Rabbi Hattin, you can find more of his teachings in his recently published work "Passages."