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Bereishit

Bereishit:
Spark 5753-7
Spark 5756-1: Completing The Circle: V'Zot HaBracha to Bereishit
Spark 5756-14: Childbirth and Circumcision
Insight 5762-40: The Parameters of Hatred
Insight 5768-04: MOSHE RABBEINU AND BEREISHIT
Insight 5769-05: CHEIN
Journal IX: TREE OF KNOWLEDGE, Part III
Update 1990-Dec: The Essence of Chesed
Update 1991-Mar: Something to Think About
Update 1991-Dec: Something to Think About
Update 1992-Dec: Love and Sexuality: The Physical and the Spiritual
Update 5755-1: G-d
Update 5755-2: He Measured the Seas in the Hollow of His Hand
Women in Judaism 1
Women in Judaism 2
Women in Judaism 5
Women in Judaism 6
Women in Judaism 7
Women in Judaism 8
Women in Judaism 9
Women in Judaism 10
Noach:
Spark 5755-07
Update 5755-01: Israel and the Peace Treaty: Framing the Halachic Question
Insight 5758-01: The Question of Dual Moralities
Insight 5762-06: War and the Innocent Bystander
Insight 5767-05: The Ethics of Robbery
Insight 5768-05: KNOWING WHAT IS RIGHT
Insight 5769-06: RATIONALISM AND GOD
Insight 5770-06: THE PARADOX OF THE RAINBOW
Women in Judaism 6
Lech Lecha:
Spark 5756-2: Lecha, To Yourself: The Involvement of Self
Spark 5756-3: Sarah's Death: The Change In Avraham
Insight 5761-7: The Personality of Blessings
Insight 5767-6: THE ANSWER IS...
Insight 5768-6: THE VALUE OF TORAH
Insight 5769-7: NAMES
Update 1992-Dec: Love and Sexuality: The Physical and the Spiritual
Vayera:
Spark 5753-7
Spark 5754-17
Spark 5756-6: Binyamin: A Definition of Youth
Update 5755-2: The Faith of the Akeida
Insight 5762-1: In the Name of Religion
Insight 5768-09: PURPOSE
Insight 5769-08: TEACHING
Chayei Sarah:
Spark 5756-3: Sarah's Death: The Change In Avraham
Spark 5756-6: Binyamin: A Definition of Youth
Insight 5767-7: A RETURN HOME
Insight 5769-03: HISTORY
Insight 5771-07: TRANSITION
Insight 5772-08: Bnei Ketura
Insight 5773-08: The Wisdon of the Zaken
Toldot:
Spark 5756-4: Esav and Parental Respect
Insight 5761-11: Ethics of the Mind
Insight 5767-10 DIN V'CHESHBAN
Insight 5768-08: RISK
Vayetzei:
Women in Judaism 2
Women in Judaism 10
Insight 5760-10: Responsibility for Others
Insight 5761-11: Ethics of the Mind
Insight 5761-12: Concern for Property
Insight 5767-10 DIN V'CHESHBAN
Vayishlach:
Spark 5756-6: Binyamin: A Definition of Youth
Spark 5756-7: The Balance of Nationhood
Insight 5758-4: The Challenge of Jewish Unity
Insight 5761-12: Concern for Property
Insight 5762-6: War and the Innocent Bystander
Insight 5766-29:The Sin of Crying
Insight 5767-08: IDEALISM AND PRAGMATISM
Insight 5769-10: CARING FOR ESAV
Women in Judaism 5
Women in Judaism 6
Vayeshev:
Spark 5754-10
Insight 5757-4: The Battle of Chanukah
Insight 5758-4: The Challenge of Jewish Unity
Insight 5767-9: SHEM SHAMAYIM
Insight 5769-11: MATURITY AND TESHUVA
Update 1992-Dec: Love and Sexuality: The Physical and the Spiritual
Junior 5757-1
Junior 5757-2
Miketz:
Spark 5754-11
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5756-6: Binyamin: A Definition of Youth
Insight 5767-10 DIN V'CHESHBAN
Insight 5768-10: DREAMS
Update 1992-Dec: Love and Sexuality: The Physical and the Spiritual
Vayigash:
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5756-6: Binyamin: A Definition of Youth
Insight 5762-6: War and the Innocent Bystander
Insight 5767-11: THE EXISTENTIAL MOMENT
Update 1992-Dec: Love and Sexuality: The Physical and the Spiritual
Vayechi:
Spark 5754-10
Spark 5756-7: The Balance of Nationhood
Insight 5758-4: The Challenge of Jewish Unity
Insight 5767-12: SELF-DEFINITION
Insight 5769-12: MISTRUST
Journal Special: BEYOND TZEDAKAH: UNDERSTANDING THE TORAH EXPENDITURE

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Shemot

Shemot:
Spark 5756-6: Binyamin: A Definition of Youth
Spark 5756-8: The Memory of Egypt
Insight 5767-13: POINTS OF TRANSITION
Insight 5767-14: THE CONCERN OF SPEECH
Insight 5770-13: FREEDOM: WHY?
Insight 5772-14: The Jew in a Foreign Land
Update 1990-Dec: The Essence of Chesed
Insight5769-13: A UNIQUE NATION

Va'era:
Spark 5754-27
Insight 5767-14: THE CONCERN OF SPEECH
Update 5754-1: The Peace Plan: Beyond the Realm of Nature Human Error
Insight 5757-18: Free Choice
Junior 5757-2
Insight 5767-14: THE RELEVANCE OF YETZIAT MITZRAYIM
Insight 5770-14: A REALITY OF 'MAGIC'

Insight 5772-15: Setting Them Up For The Fall

Bo:
Spark 5756-12: From Purim to Pesach
Insight 5760-36: The Challenge of Unity
Insight 5767-15: ORDERING TIME
Insight 5769-15: FIRST LAW
Insight 5770-15: RUCHNIYOT
Insight 5771-15: CHOTEH NISCAR

Insight 5772-16: Bechira
Insight 5773-18: The Patterin of Makkot

Update 1991-Sept: Empathy

Beshalach:
Spark 5754-17
Spark 5756-9: The Meaning of Emunah
Spark 5756-10: The Mishkan and the Allocation of Funds
Insight 5757-10: The Motivation for Giving
Insight 5760-36: The Challenge of Unity
Insight 5767-16: KAVOD HARAV
Insight 5767-20: WAR WITH AMALEK
Insight 5769-16: FACTIONS
Insight 5770-16: THE DRAMA BEFORE THE SEA
Insight 5771-16: PRAYER

Insight 5772-17: Natural and Supernatural
Journal Special: BEYOND TZEDAKAH: UNDERSTANDING THE TORAH EXPENDITURE
Update 1992-Mar: Choice in Destruction

Yitro:
Spark 5754-17
Spark 5755-24
Spark 5756-4: Esav and Parental Respect
Spark 5758-13: The Flow of Sinai
Insight 5761-31: A Collective Recipient
Insight 5761-43: The Issue Is Not Land
Insight 5767-17: NATION BUILDING
Insight 5769-17: LO TOV
Insight 5770-17 - GOD IN HUMAN TERMS

Insight 5771-17: SHABBAT AND THE NON-JEW
Insight 5772-18: Existential Study



Mishpatim:
Spark 5755-13
Insight 5761-31: A Collective Recipient
Insight 5767-18: BUILDING ETHICS
Insight 5769-18:
THE PURPOSE OF PUNISHMENT
Update 1991-Sept: Empathy
Update 5754-2: Venahafoch Hu: Purim, Israeli Politics and the Orthodox Community

Terumah:
Spark 5756-10: The Mishkan and the Allocation of Funds
Spark 5756-11: Building a Place for God
Insight 5767-19: HUMAN NATURE
Insight 5769-19: TOCHO K'BORO
Insight 5770-19: B'RATZON

Tetzaveh:
Insight 5761-32: One Action:Opposite Meanings
Insight 5769-20:
BATTLING ANTI-SEMITISM


Ki Tisah:
Spark 5756-12: From Purim to Pesach
Insight 5759-15: Responsibility and Control
Insight 5761-37: Sacrifices and Nationhood
Insight 5769-21: EGEL AND PARAH
Insight 5770-21: RATIONING, PRIORITIZATION AND RESPONSIBILITY


Vayakhel:
Insight 5757-10: The Motivation for Giving
Insight 5767-22: RITUAL
Insight 5772-23: Passivity


Pikudei:
Insight 7569-22: THE CLOUD
Insight 5770-22: THE LEADERSHIP OF THE ARTISAN
Insight 5772-23: Passivity

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Vayikrah

Vayikrah:
Spark 5754-19
Insight 5761-29: Omer: Movement Towards Sinai
Insight 5769-23:
WHAT IS NECESSARY?
Insight 5770-23:
THE NEDAVA
Insight 5774-24: Individual Privacy



Tzav:
Insight 5760-36: The Challenge of Unity
Insight 5761-29: Omer: Movement Towards Sinai

Shemini:
Insight 5761-32: One Action:Opposite Meanings
Insight 5766-29:The Sin of Crying
Insight 5767-25: TREPIDATION
Insight 5769-25:
NADAV, AVIHU, UZZAH AND DOVID
Insight 5770-25: THE ESSENCE OF KEDUSHA
Insight 5771-25: The Kohain and the Rav
Insight 5773-29: The Underlying Weakness


Tazria:
Spark 5756-14: Childbirth and Circumcision
Women in Judaism 9
Insight 5762-1: In the Name of Religion
Insight 5769-26 ISOLATION

Metzorah:
Spark 5754-40
Insight 5768-24: THE NATURE OF AN ACT

Acharey Moth:
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5755-30
Update 1993-June: The March for Israel Parade and Halachic Decision Making

Kedoshim:
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5756-15: Kedusha: Beyond the Spiritual
Insight 5757-22: Defining Sinat Chinum (Part One)
Insight 5757-23: Defining Sinat Chinum (Part Two)
Insight 5761-29: Omer: Movement Towards Sinai
Insight 5767-26: LOVE THYSELF
Insight 5768-01: TESHUVA: BEIN ADAM L'CHAVEIRO
Journal Special: BEYOND TZEDAKAH: UNDERSTANDING THE TORAH EXPENDITURE
Update 1991-Sept: Empathy
Update 5757-1: The Evil of Chesed

Emor:
Spark 5756-16: Understanding the Bat Kohain
Update 5756-1: Defining a Chilul Hashem
Insight 5761-29: Omer: Movement Towards Sinai
Insight 5761-32: One Action:Opposite Meanings
Insight-5769-28: LAG B'OMER

Behar:
Spark 5756-17: Freedom
Insight 5757-17: Land, Identity and Responsibility

Bechukotai:
Insight 5757-18: Free Choice
Insight 5759-15: Responsibility and Control.
Insight 5774-33: Ameilim BTorah

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Bamidbar

Bamidbar:
Spark 5756-20: The Motivation of Torah
Insight 5767-27: THE REALITY OF IGNORED REALITY


Naso:
Spark 5756-18: Identity
Insight 5761-32: One Action:Opposite Meanings
Insight 5762-33: Bracha
Insight 5771-33: Context and Reasons

Beha'alotecha:
Spark 5756-20: The Motivation of Torah
Insight 5766-28: Torah She'b'al Peh
Insight 5767-28: THE ROOT OF LOSHON HARA
Insight 5769-31: THE CHALLENGE OF PESACH SHENI


Shlach:
Spark 5756-2: Lecha, To Yourself: The Involvement of Self
Spark 5756-8: The Memory of Egypt
Spark 5756-19: Objectivity and Assumptions
Spark 5756-21: The Move to Israel
Insight 5760-36: The Challenge of Unity
Update 5755-2: He Measured the Seas in the Hollow of His Hand
Insight 5766-29: The Sin of Crying
Insight 5767-29: CALEV AND YEHOSHUA
Insight 5769-32: THE CONGREGATION (Part1)
Insight 5771-34: Character Flaw


Korach:
Spark 5756-20: The Motivation of Torah
Insight 5767-30: TRUST AND TRUTH
Insight 5769-32: THE CONGREGATION (Part2)
Insight 5770-29: DEMOCRACY AND DISTINCTION




Chukkot:
Spark 5753-9
Spark 5756-12: From Purim to Pesach
Insight 5767-21: THE CHOK
Insight 5767-31: ENCOUNTERING THE OTHER
Insight 5768-33: CHARMAH
Insight 5770-30: THOUGHT AND ACTION
Journal IX: TREE OF KNOWLEDGE, Part III

Balak:
Spark 5754-35
Spark 5754-37
Insight 5767-32: CAUSE AND EFFECT

Pinchas:
Insight 5761-37: Sacrifices and Nationhood
Insight 5768-35: WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?
Insight 5770-32: THE RACHAMIM OF GOD


Mattot:
Insight 5768-36: MOTIVATIONS
Insight 5771-38: Tension
Insight 5774-38: Moshe's Anger

Journal Special: BEYOND TZEDAKAH: UNDERSTANDING THE TORAH EXPENDITURE

Masei:
Insight 5771-39: Success
Insight 5774-39: The Significance of Negligence

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Devarim

Devarim:
Update 5754-2: Venahafoch Hu: Purim, Israeli Politics and the Orthodox Community
Update 5755-2: Is there a Distinctive Jewish Ethical Perspective?
Update 5756-1: Defining a Chilul Hashem
Insight 5758-1: The Question of Dual Moralities
Insight 5773-39: THE MITZVAH TO JUDGE

Va'etchanan:
Spark
5753-9
Spark 5754-40
Spark 5756-15: Kedusha: Beyond the Spiritual
Insight 5761-43: The Issue Is Not Land
Insight 5762-6: War and the Innocent Bystander
Insight 5767-33: KAVOD TALMID CHACHAM
Insight 5767-37: NEW BEGINNINGS
Insight 5769-36:
THE PERCEPTION OF THE NATIONS
Insight 5770-33: MATRILINEAL DESCENT
Update 1992-Mar: Choice in Destruction
Introspection 5761-2: Adjective and Non-Adjective Jews

Ekev:
Spark 5753-9
Spark 5753-15
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5756-21: The Move to Israel
Insight 5762-43: Bracha and K'lalah
Insight 5767-34: SUFFERING
Insight 5768-38: DESIRES
Insight 5770-34: RACHMANIM, BAYSHANIM AND GOMLEI CHASSADIM

Re'eh:
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5754-40
Spark 5756-22: The False Prophet
Insight 5762-43: Bracha and K'lalah
Insight 5766-28: Torah She'b'al Peh
Journal Special: BEYOND TZEDAKAH: UNDERSTANDING THE TORAH EXPENDITURE

Shoftim:
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5756-22: The False Prophet
Update 5755-1: Israel and the Peace Treaty: Framing the Halachic Question
Insight 5769-38: FAMILIAL SERVICE AND COMMUNAL SERVICE
Insight 5771-42: Structuring Nationhood

Ki Tetzei:
Spark 5753-13
Spark 5754-27
Spark 5756-12: From Purim to Pesach
Spark 5756-23: The Mechanics of Chet
Insight 5762-6: War and the Innocent Bystander
Insight 5767-35: THE STATUS OF CHILD
Insight 5767-20: WAR WITH AMALEK
Insight 5768-39: ETHICS AND SOCIETAL STANDARDS
Insight 5771-43: War Brides
Update 1991-Mar: Something to Think About
Update 1991-Sept: Empathy
Update 1992-Mar: Choice in Destruction
Update 5754-2: Venahafoch Hu: Purim, Israeli Politics and the Orthodox Community
Junior 5757-1

Ki Tavo:
Spark 5754-27
Insight 5757-18: Free Choice
Insight 5762-43: Bracha and K'lalah
Insight 5767-36: BLIND IN THE DARK

Netzavim:
Journal IX: TSHUVAH
Insight 5757-27: The Demand of Effort
Insight 5761-13: The Torah of Chanukah
Insight 5762-43: Bracha and K'lalah
Insight 5769-01; NATIONAL AND UNIVERSAL

VaYelech:
Insight 5767-37. NATIONAL TORAH AND PERSONAL TORAH

Ha'azinu:
Update 5755-2: He Measured the Seas in the Hollow of His Hand

Vezot Habracha:
Spark 5756-1: Completing The Circle: V'Zot HaBracha to Bereishit
Insight 5769-04: THE GRAVE OF MOSHE
Insight 5768-04: MOSHE RABBEINU AND BEREISHIT
Journal Special: BEYOND TZEDAKAH: UNDERSTANDING THE TORAH EXPENDITURE
Update 5754-1: Kiruv: A Paradox of Hashkafa

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