Torah Sparks

Torah Sparks

Inspiration, meaning, and holiness can be found everywhere. It's up to us to find these sparks of spiritual light and bring more of a G-dly awareness to ourselves, our families, our communities, and the world at large.

In The Torah Sparks Podcast, you will hear insightful, meaningful, humorous, deep and relatable ideas gleaned from lessons within the holy Torah.

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Recent Episodes

June 29, 2022

Ice Cubes and the Slippery Slope (Korach)

I know what your thinking. Isn't it ironic that the word Korach in Hebrew is spelled the same as Kerach, which means ice? Why is …

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June 23, 2022

Two Dots Next to Each Other (Shelach)

In this week's episode of The Torah Sparks Podcast, we do not talk about the difference between alligators and crocodiles. But we…

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June 15, 2022

Ask the Front Desk (Ba'haloscha)

Welcome back to The Torah Sparks Podcast. In this week's episode, we discuss the imperative difference between viewing others as …

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June 9, 2022

Marshmallows Can Hurt (Nasso)

In this week's version of The Torah Sparks Podcast, we discuss the painful reality of being a bar mitzvah boy and being the targe…

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June 3, 2022

Move Closer to Home (Bamidbar/Shavuos)

Besides for the price, there is a major difference between those who sit in the bleachers at a baseball game and those who sit cl…

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May 26, 2022

Don't Yell at the Screen (Bechukosai)

Did you ever yell at the screen during a climactic part of a movie? Did you expect that the actors on the screen would listen to …

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May 19, 2022

Humble Haughtiness (Behar)

In the latest episode of the Torah Sparks Podcast, we discusses the importance of being humble and "haughty" at the same time. Ho…

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May 12, 2022

30 Day Pet Food Challenge (Emor)

Did you hear about the lady who challenged herself to eat pet food for an entire month? In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, we d…

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May 5, 2022

Skeleton in the Back Seat and Holiness (Kedoshim)

In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, the host discusses the notion of projection, namely, that -as humans - we tend to see others…

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April 27, 2022

Milk's Favorite Cookie (Acharei)

When Nabisco changed it's slogan for the famous Oreo cookie from America's Favorite Cookie to Milk's Favorite Cookie in 2004, no …

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April 14, 2022

Please Remove Your Yeezys (Pesach/Passover 2022)

In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, we talk about the importance of detoxifying from all the sprays used to clean for Passover a…

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April 7, 2022

Dilation of the Pupil (Metzora/Shabbos Hagadol)

Did you know? The difference in size between your pupils, when they are most dilated vs. when they are least dilated, is 17 times…

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Recent Blog Posts

Housing Act of 1937 (Shelach)

Section 8 of the Housing Act of 1937, often referred to as Section 8, authorizes the payment of rental housing assistance to private landlords on behalf …

Growth Mindset (Bechukosai)

One of the few players to go straight from college baseball to the MLB was left-handed pitcher, Jim Abbot. Through the 1990s, Abbot played for the Angels…

Bird Rent (Parshas Kedoshim)

As a property manager, I receive many strange phone calls. Recently, I got a call from a tenant. She said, “Hi good afternoon, my niece just dropp…