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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.

On the Torah Sparks website, you can listen to The Torah Sparks Podcast, watch motivational videos, and read exciting blog posts.

Recent Episodes

National Geographic: The Most Amazing Footage (B'shalach)

Feb. 2, 2023

Have you ever wondered how National Geographic photographers are able to capture the most exquisite and picturesque footage? It's not their expensive cameras; rather, it's the risks that they are willing to take to get the b…

When There's a Will, There's a Way (Bo)

Jan. 26, 2023

An elderly women struggles to let go of her fancy vase despite a blazing fire rapidly approaching. An egocentric football player gets stuck in his habitual norms. A fascinating approach in understanding "When there's a will,…

Yogurt Explosions and Living with Passion | Special Guest: A. I. | Parshas Va'eira

Jan. 19, 2023

Yogurt seems to have a mind of its own. It always manages to get on your shirt, and occasionally in your eye. Did you know, yogurt contains live and active cultures? By now, I'm sure you've realized that in The Torah Sparks …

The Secret Sauce of the Jewish People (Shemos)

Jan. 12, 2023

There have been hundreds of nations that have come and gone throughout the ages, and many of them far bigger and stronger than the Jewish people. Yet, despite everything, the Jewish people have not only survived, but thrived…

Damar Hamlin and the Power of Unity (Vayechi)

Jan. 5, 2023

On January 2, 2023, during Monday Night Football, an NFL player - Damar Hamlin - suffered a cardiac arrest which brought the entire game of football, the stadium, and most of the country to a standstill. In this week's episo…

Show Him the Real Boss (Vayigash)

Dec. 29, 2022

Listen to a powerful story about a father's constant encouragement to his son and learn a valuable lesson for how to overcome the Yetzer Harah. Check out the Torah Sparks website at https://www.torahsparks.com/ for the lates…

Recent Blog Posts

A Tu B'Shvat Message: Don't Be Afraid to Prune!

It is Tu B'Shvat, and after all, you humans are celebrating me and my extended family. If I can offer just a thought to you, it would be this:

ChatGPT and the New Harvard Study on Relationships

In November 2022 (just 2 months ago), OpenAI released an AI artificial intelligence chatbot system, called ChatGPT, an incredibly powerful tool has been …

Wagon Wheel Effect (Bereishis 2022)

We have all observed the strange visual phenomenon of a car’s wheels appearing to spin backwards even though the car is actually moving forward! Th…