• Episode 11: Parshat Vayikra

    In this week's episode Paul and Aaron discuss Parshat Vayikra, sacrifices, challah, physicality of rituals and literary structures that help us look inward.

    24m | Mar 21, 2023
  • Episode 10: Ki Tisa

    Paul and Aaron are back, after a bit of a break, to chat about Parshat Ki Tisa. They discuss the dramatic moment of the sin of the Golden Calf, chat about drifting away from faith and touch on Moses' radiance/horns.

    29m | Mar 13, 2023
  • Episode 9: Parshat Vayeshev

    Paul and Aaron discuss Parshat Vayeshev, including the story of Tamar and Judah, and family dynamic trends in the Book of Genesis

    28m | Mar 10, 2023
  • Episode 8: Parshat Vayishlach

    Join Paul and Aaron for a light dive into this week’s Torah portion, Vayshilach. 

    We’ll look at the Torah portion from a bird’s eye view, up close and then see how it relates back to Jewish life and life in general.

    This week Paul and Aaron discuss the story of Jacob getting the new name Israel, Samaritans and more

    30m | Mar 10, 2023
  • Episode 7: Parshat Vayetzei

    Paul and Aaron discuss Parshat Vayetzei, including talking about Terafim, making decisions on behalf of others, Rachel as a trickster figure and the image of Jacob's Ladder.

    32m | Mar 10, 2023
  • Episode 6: Toldot

    Paul and Aaron talk about Parshat Toldot. Laughter, yitzchak and more

    27m | Feb 28, 2023
  • Episode 5: Chayei Sarah

    In this week's light dive in to the Torah portion, Paul and Aaron discuss relationships, endogamy and camels.

    28m | Nov 27, 2022
  • Episode 4: Vayera

    Paul and Aaron discuss compassion, cremation, Milk kiddush and more for this week's dive into Parshat Vayera.

    20m | Nov 18, 2022
  • Episode 3: Lech Lecha

    Paul and Aaron discuss Parshat Lech Lecha including finding new readings of the Torah, infertility, the "original United Nations" and reverence for other lineages in the text.

    22m | Nov 11, 2022
  • Noach: Birds and Babel

    Paul and Aaron are back to discuss the portion of Noah. They discuss finding meaning in Torah as a human creation, lessons on environmental catastrophe, birds that spread seeds and other messages, 90s TV film metaphors, culture imbued in language and more!

    47m | Nov 3, 2022
  • Beshert Bereishit

    On our first podcast episode Paul and Aaron faceoff in a one-minute parsha summary, explain the name of our podcast, explore the idea of the "spirit of God" and chat about biblical wordplay.

    42m | Oct 24, 2022
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