Parsha with HeartDec 05, 2022
On love as an action-verb. Love is not merely an emotion but how we show up for one another, even when we don't want to, even when it's hard.
Discussing Leah's anguish, agency and resolve. We learn as much from our ancestors about how we should not behave as we do about how we should behave, if we just take the time to reflect on the choices we make each day. What can we learn from the complex--dysfunctional even--relationships between Yaakov and each of his wives?
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Chayei Sarah 5783
On Jewish meditation, the importance of mindfulness practice as rooted in the experience of Isaac, our forefather.
Lech Lecha 5783
Exploring the first narrative about Hagar in the Torah.
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A Teaching on Psalm 27
A Teaching on Psalm 27 for Elul and the Tishrei festivals. Apologies for the sound quality in the first few minutes of the podcast. I am working to ensure the quality remains clear throughout for all future episodes.
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Thoughts on the haftarah portion for Parashat Ekev, Isaiah 49-51. Support my work: http://www.patreon.com/laurentuchman
Shabbat Nachamu 5782
Shabbat Nachamu 5782 recorded August 12, 2022. Support my work: http://www.patreon.com/laurentuchman
The Three Weeks 5782
Thoughts for the Three Weeks 5782. Recorded July, 2022. Support my work: http://www.patreon.com/laurentuchman
Taanit 20B: The Story of the "Ugly Man".
Originally recorded in December, 2021 to coincide with the current daf yomi cycle, I am reposting this as we enter the month of Elul, a time of spiritual preparation for the holiday season.
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