Weekly Parshah Reflections – Vayera

What are the connections between laughing and crying? It’s all just air and water.. shortness of breath in our lungs and tears in our eyes. This weeks Torah portion of “Vayera” has two pivotal stories involving these actions. A reminder of the importance of showing how we are feeling.

Welcome to the “Raising Holy Sparks” podcast! Hope you enjoy these short weekly insights into the torah portion! This week we dive deep into the Parshah of Vayera.

Recommended reading in connection with this week’s torah portion reflection:

  • The Atlantic – “The Science of Laughing Through the Tears”, Nov 2014. 

Thanks for listening and looking forward to being on this journey through the books of the Torah with you!

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