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

Oct. 6, 2022

Pulled Over for Speeding (Haazinu/Sukkos)

Did you know that the first person convicted of speeding was driving a whopping 8 mph? Times have surely changed! Like everything…

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Sept. 29, 2022

The Greatest City in America (Vayelech/Shabbos Shuva)

What is The Greatest City in America? Is this even a fair question? Tune in to this week's episode of The Torah Sparks Podcast to…

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Sept. 22, 2022

Writer's Block and Rosh Hashanah (Nitzavim/Rosh Hashanah)

In this week's episode of The Torah Sparks Podcast, we discuss how an experience of writer's block actually gave the writer inspi…

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Sept. 15, 2022

Roomba Got Stuck Again (Ki Savo)

There is an oft quoted saying, "Don't tell Hashem how big your problems are, rather, tell your problems how big Hashem is." How i…

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Sept. 8, 2022

Travel the World in One Day (Ki Seitzei)

What is the fastest way to visit the Great Wall of China, the Statue of Liberty, and the Burj Khalifa all in the same day? All yo…

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Aug. 31, 2022

The Mysterious Light Switch (Shoftim)

Everyone has a light switch in their home that is mysterious; the members of the house have no idea what it controls. In this wee…

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Aug. 25, 2022

Bigger than a Rhino (Re'eh)

We can clean messages from anyone. Even from a little girl at the Baltimore Zoo? Yes, even from a little girl at the Baltimore Zo…

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Aug. 18, 2022

A Pound of Feathers (Eikev)

What is heavier, a pound of bricks or a pound of feathers? You've probably heard this question before. Even if you've heard the a…

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Aug. 11, 2022

On Top of Mt. Everest (Va'eschanan)

What happened to the most stunning painting ever painted atop of Mt. Everest? What does this have to do with Shema Yisroel? And h…

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Aug. 4, 2022

Dark Adaptation (Devarim)

There's a technical term for everything. Even for "getting used to the dark"? Yes. It's called "dark adaptation." In this week's …

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July 28, 2022

Mr. Macho (Matos/Maasei)

Can you really be called Mr. Macho if you scream every time you hear a creaking noise in your home? Tune in to this week's episod…

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July 21, 2022

Put on Your Life Jacket (Pinchos)

For all those who don't know, sailing is a real sport, and it may not always be as chilled as it looks. In this week's episode of…

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Recent Blog Posts

Then it Hit Me (Vayelech)

It is my personal belief that everyone is entitled to their favorite Dad Joke. My personal favorite goes like this: I was trying to figure out why the ba…

Keep Your Kippah On (Ki Seitzei)

As the summer was winding down and “going to camp” was being replaced with “going to school,” my wife told my 3-year-old daughter…

Is that Hebrew? (Va'eschanan/Shabbos Nachamu)

I was sitting in my office, talking to a tenant, a male probably in his 70’s. He was wearing a t-shirt with an inspirational quote from Nelson Man…