Episodes

Humble Haughtiness (Behar)

May 19, 2022

In the latest episode of the Torah Sparks Podcast, we discusses the importance of being humble and "haughty" at the same time. How exactly does that work? Aren't they mutually exclusive? Tune in to find out more! This week, …

30 Day Pet Food Challenge (Emor)

May 12, 2022

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 discuss this crazy story and how the period of Sefiras Haomer teaches us a lesson in stark contr…

Skeleton in the Back Seat and Holiness (Kedoshim)

May 5, 2022

In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, the host discusses the notion of projection, namely, that -as humans - we tend to see others how we see ourselves. As such, if we see ourselves as bad, we will likely see others as bad as…

Milk's Favorite Cookie (Acharei)

April 27, 2022

When Nabisco changed it's slogan for the famous Oreo cookie from America's Favorite Cookie to Milk's Favorite Cookie in 2004, no one thought this would be newsworthy enough to be featured in a Jewish podcast in 2022. Even mo…

Please Remove Your Yeezys (Pesach/Passover 2022)

April 14, 2022

In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, we talk about the importance of detoxifying from all the sprays used to clean for Passover as well as the importance of realizing what it is that truly makes the Jewish people special. S…

Dilation of the Pupil (Metzora/Shabbos Hagadol)

April 7, 2022

Did you know? The difference in size between your pupils, when they are most dilated vs. when they are least dilated, is 17 times! Tune in to this week's Torah Sparks podcast to hear an interesting perspective on the human e…

230,000 Minutes of Gossip (Tazria)

March 31, 2022

Why do humans love to gossip? In this Torah Sparks episode, we discuss the psychology behind why it is people like to gossip and how the Torah remedies this approach. We also talk about the imperativeness of not speaking Las…

Why Don't Humans Eat More Bugs? (Shemini)

March 24, 2022

In this episode of Torah Sparks, we discuss the global rise in consumption of edible insects, and why despite its various health benefits, G-d does not allow the Jewish people to eat them. Join me on this eye-opening, fun-fi…

Shaloch Manos Trackers (Purim/Tzav)

March 16, 2022

Afraid your Shaloch Manos is being given to someone else after you already gave it? Introducing the all new S.M.T.'s - Shaloch Manos Trackers. Tune in to this week's Torah Sparks podcast to find out more about these unique t…

Redwood Trees (Vayikra/Zachor)

March 10, 2022

It's fascinating that you can be on a WhatsApp chat for months and no one will know until the day you leave. As humans, it is so much easier to focus on the negative rather than the positive. The Jewish people take pride in …

One Wordle Per Day (Pekudei)

March 3, 2022

The relatively new game, Wordle, has taken the world by storm. One of the most epic and unique things about the new Wordle craze is that you can only play it ONCE a day. In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, we talk about a p…

Special Guest: David C. Milke - Holy Dumpster Diving (Vayakhel)

Feb. 23, 2022

In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, we interview a special guest - David Charles Milke, owner of DCM Custom Painting, LLC - who reveals to us an incredible story of Mesiras Nefesh to "do the right thing." If you want to hea…

Stubbed Toes (Ki Sisa)

Feb. 17, 2022

I think we can all agree that no one ever planned on stubbing their toe. It kind of just happened, at a really annoying moment. Ouch! In this week's Torah Sparks podcast, we discuss a mysterious commentary from the Chizkuni …

Don't Be the Guy Who Knows the Guy (Tetzaveh)

Feb. 10, 2022

In this week's podcast, we talk about the importance of being yourself and realizing your unique role on this world. Go ahead, give it a listen. Powered by: TYA of Baltimore

Olympic Rings and Kansas Trains (Terumah)

Feb. 3, 2022

The circle is one of the easiest shapes to visualize yet one of the hardest shapes to draw. Did you ever wonder why Hashem designed made it that coins are circular shaped? Tune in to this week's Torah Sparks podcast to hear …

Heated Seats 24/7 (Mishpatim)

Jan. 27, 2022

Imagine your car has heated seats, but you only found out about it halfway through the winter? I know how I would feel because it happened to me. There is a lesson here. We have a deep connection with Hashem, but how much o…

Super Seder Campaign (Yisro)

Jan. 19, 2022

There was a recent poll going around asking the following question: What pictures of your child do you love the best? In this podcast we reveal the results of this poll and discuss the great man Yisro who decided to turn his…

Number One Fan (B'shalach)

Jan. 12, 2022

What is a true fan? Can there be more than one "number one fan"? How were all the Jews able to say "This is MY G-d", isn't that mutually exclusive? Tune in to this week's Torah Sparks podcast to find out the answer to these …

Do I Look Like a Carrot? (Bo)

Jan. 6, 2022

Strange title, I know. Aren't you curious what it's all about? Tune in to this week's Torah Sparks podcast to hear a fascinating story about a carrot and find out about the "claim-to-fame" of the Jewish people. Powered by: T…

Cup O Salvation (Va'eira)

Dec. 30, 2021

In this week's Torah Sparks episode, we talk about how long people spend consuming coffee, how we can focus more on the what's of life instead of the why's of life, and the importance of realizing that in soon time we will b…

The Sick Chihuahua (Shemos)

Dec. 23, 2021

Why did the guy get charged a fortune of money after taking his sick dog to the vet? What is the secret ingredient for any good flag? The words "And Yosef was in Mitrayim" belong in the Department of Redundancy Department. …

The Baby Mosquito (Vayechi)

Dec. 16, 2021

Have you ever wondered what gave the baby mosquito the courage to keep on flying? That's exactly right, because all the people were clapping for it! Little did the mosquito know that the people were trying to end its life. …

The City of Brotherly Love (Vayigash)

Dec. 9, 2021

Did you ever think about how much crime exists in the city that is called, "The City of Brotherly Love"? As of last year, Philadelphia had one of the highest murder rates among the top 10 largest cities in the United States.…

Don't Spike the Vase (Miketz/Chanukah)

Dec. 2, 2021

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 and become something bigger? What if... What if... The lighting of the Chanukah candles teaches …