Weekly Parshah Reflections – Terumah

In the torah portion of Terumah, the theme of equal access to all is continued. God is not to be found only in the Heavens, instead, God says ‘build for Me a sanctuary, so that I may dwell in your midst.” Judaism is the religion of close contact between humankind and the holy. Let us continue to build a world that is worthy of God to dwell in.

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 Terumah. Continue reading “Weekly Parshah Reflections – Terumah”

Stories that carry us, stories that heal

One of the most fascinating aspects of the 929 project is seeing how the daily chapter interacts with the regular Jewish calendar. Whether it is the weekly Torah portion, the daily prayers, or a special holiday reading – they all have connections to the stories that we read throughout this two and a half year cycle. Recently, I found one such connection particularly inspiring as it reminded me the majesty of stories. Continue reading “Stories that carry us, stories that heal”