Torah Sparks

Torah Sparks

Come along to find sparks of inspiration, meaning, purpose, and relevance in the simple day-to-day drag of life gleaned from lessons within the holy Torah.

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Dec. 2, 2021

Don't Spike the Vase (Miketz/Chanukah)

Humans are creatures of habit. But what if we were to go above and beyond? What if we were able to overcome our negative habits a…

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Nov. 25, 2021

Spirit Airlines Flight #NK433 (Vayeishev)

Are you curious what happened on Spirit Airlines flight #NK433? Are you confused why you should be curious about what happened on…

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Nov. 18, 2021

Just Passing Through (Vayishlach)

Is This World an ends or a means? Honestly, what do you think? Your answer to this question will completely impact the way you ap…

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Nov. 11, 2021

Everyone is on a Journey (Vayetzei)

Life is full of movement. We are constantly going from point A to point B, and so on . How can we, despite all of life's movement…

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Nov. 5, 2021

I am a Construction Worker (Toldos)

Did you ever think you would be a part of the construction of the Bais Hamikdash? In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, we discuss…

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Oct. 28, 2021

Bargain Hunters (Chayei Sarah)

How much do you love bargains? If you are like most people, you probably really enjoy getting a good bargain. Whether that means …

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Oct. 22, 2021

Double Lock Your Car (Vayeira)

How many times do you press the lock button when leaving your car? If you lock them twice, then good for you! In this week's Tora…

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Oct. 15, 2021

Yiddel and The Band (Lech Lecha)

Quite often, you will listen to a song and have a hard time actually hearing and understanding the lyrics. In this week's podcast…

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Oct. 8, 2021

Slow Down (Noach)

In a world that was running from pleasure to pleasure, Noach found the fortitude to walk with G-d. In this week's podcast, we dis…

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Oct. 1, 2021

Shabbos on Mt. Everest (Bereishis)

How do people trek up 29,035 feet to the summit of Mt. Everest? Simple. They need to acclimatize to the changes in air pressure. …

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Sept. 27, 2021

The Dirty Welcome Mat (Vzos Habracha/Shemini Atzeres/Simchas Torah)

In this episode, we tip our hats to all of the Welcome Mats of the world, who despite getting dirty time and time again, always a…

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Sept. 15, 2021

Knock Knock I'm Here (Yom Kippur/Haazinu)

What are we doing when we knock on our chests, the seat of our hearts, literally hundreds of times during Yom Kippur? There is a …

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Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (Miketz/Chanukah)

Did you know that Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States of America? Fascinating, right? But wait, it gets even better. Rhode Island&rsq…

Respect is Earned (Vayishlach)

I used to (read: still) have a sweat band that I would wear on my arm while playing tennis. This fact alone has nothing to do with anything, and I am sur…

Polo Ralph Lauren (Toldos)

Did you ever wonder why there is oftentimes the number 3 embroidered on a Polo Ralph Lauren shirt? Honestly, I never really thought about this, until rec…