Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning 2/25/2022: Rabbi Barry Block, editor, “The Social Justice Torah Commentary”

Rabbi Address chats with Rabbi Barry Block, editor of The Mussar Torah Commentary: A Spiritual Path to Living a Meaningful and Ethical Life, is this week’s guest on the Seekers of Meaning Podcast. [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Vayakhel (Exodus 35:1-38:20): Shadow or Shelter

In this week’s portion we meet the project manager, so to speak, of the Tabernacle construction project. Betzalel (35:20) is introduced to us as one who has been endowed with divine spirit of skill and [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning 2/18/2022: Noam Zion, Author of “Sanctified Sex”

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Address chats with Noam Zion, author of the new book, Sanctified Sex: The Two-Thousand-Year Jewish Debate on Marital Intimacy. [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Ki Tissa (Exodus 30:11-34:35) Be Careful What We Worship

Whom or what do you worship? That is a very powerful theme that we can contemplate this Shabbat. Ki Tissa deals with the story of the Golden Calf, the idol created to substitute for Moses [Read more…]

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Kol Bo

Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of One of the World’s Oldest Cities

In the book Under Jerusalem, author Andrew Lawler paints an accurate and compelling picture of what lies beneath the old city. The introductory pages include a timeline of the old city beginning in 3000 BCE [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning 2/11/2022: Dr. Robert Singer, Virtua Health cardiologist, on heart health

Rabbi Address discusses heart health with Robert Andrew Singer, M.D., F.A.C.C. Dr. Singer is the chief of cardiology and medical director of the non-invasive cardiology lab at Virtua South, Voorhees, New Jersey. [Read more…]