Moshe Kempinski

Insights into “Word Concepts” in Torah: Li-Maher-To hasten

The Torah Portion of Vayeira Genesis 18:1-22:24, 10/28/2018, 11:16 PM

Insights into “Word Concepts” in Torah: Brit - Covenant

This Torah Portion of Lech Lecha Genesis 12:1–17:27., 10/18/2018, 12:02 PM

Weekly insights into word concepts in Torah: Breishit

The Torah Portion of Breishit (Genesis 1:1 - 6:8 )., 10/4/2018, 8:15 AM

The people who stand: Insights into people in the Torah

Torah Portion of Nitzavim Deut. 29:9-30:20, 9/7/2018, 5:02 PM

The joy of the farmer

Insights into People in the Torah, Torah Portion of Ki Tavo (Deuteronomy 26:1–29:8) , 8/30/2018, 10:35 PM

Those that govern the people

Insights into People in the Torah: Portion of Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9) , 8/16/2018, 10:25 PM

The lesson of the fruits of Israel

Torah Portion of Eikev (Deuteronomy 7:12–11:25). Every fruit simply becomes a piece of prophecy fulfilled. , 8/3/2018, 11:48 AM

Reuven, Gad and the Three Weeks

Insights into People in the Torah: Torah Portion of Mattot-Maasei Numbers 30:2–36:13: .  Exile can be an alluring and exotic seduction. , 7/12/2018, 2:04 PM

The passion of a zealot

Insights into People in the Torah; Portion of Pinchas, Numbers 25:10–30:1, 7/5/2018, 1:03 PM

Who is Balak?

Insights into People in the Torah: BALAK ; Numbers 22:2–25:9, 6/28/2018, 4:11 PM

When Moses lost his temper

Insights into People in the Torah,  Numbers 19:1–22:1 Our sages teach; “anyone who is angry, if he is a wise man his wisdom will leave him. If he is a prophet, his prophecy will leave him." ( Masechet Pesachim 66b) . , 6/24/2018, 12:13 PM

Shlach: The spies' temptation

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion  Parshat Shelach (Numbers 13:1–15:41), 6/7/2018, 9:26 AM

Nasso: The Kohen's blessing

Insights into people in the Torah: The Torah Portion of NASSO, Numbers 4:21–7:89 , 5/24/2018, 7:20 AM

To live in Israel is to walk in trust

Insights into people in the Torah for the portion of Behar: Leviticus 25:1-26:2., 5/4/2018, 2:13 PM

Insights into people in the Torah: The blasphemer

Lessons in holiness. The Torah Portion of EMOR, Leviticus 21:1–24:23 (Israel), 4/26/2018, 9:13 AM

It's all about your vision: Israel at 70

The inescapable truth is that Hashem is on the move in the world. And that move is centered in this land., 4/18/2018, 7:20 PM

The Holocaust: Dwelling alone

At some point, after integrating into societies, the Jews are set apart, hated, murdered and even incinerated. For what?, 4/11/2018, 6:54 PM

Pesach: Life choices

, 3/30/2018, 4:00 PM

The Temple work of the Kohanim

Insights into People in the Torah Series for the Torah Portion of Tazria  Leviticus 6:1–8:36., 3/22/2018, 10:46 PM

Who was Oholiab?

Insights into People in the Torah Series. The Torah Portion of VaYakhel- Pekudei Exodus 35:1–40:38 , 3/8/2018, 7:53 AM

The High Priest

Insights into People in the Torah Series for the Torah Portion of Tetzaveh Exodus 27:20-30:10, 2/23/2018, 8:00 AM

Who was the man named Hur?

Series: Insights into People in the Torah The Torah Portion of “ Mishpatim” Exodus 21:1–24:18, 2/7/2018, 6:27 PM

Miriam the prophetess

Insights into People in the Torah Series. The Torah Portion of “ Beshalach” Exodus 13:17–17:16, 1/25/2018, 7:30 AM

Insights into people in the Torah: Not a name, but a title

The "Pharaoh": The Torah Portion of VaEira, Exodus 6:2-9:35., 1/11/2018, 7:37 AM

Yocheved and Amram; Parenting  greatness

Insights into People in the Torah Series.The Torah Portion of Shmot; Exodus 1:1–6:1, 1/4/2018, 11:47 PM

The brothers

Insights into People in the Torah Series: Ephraim and Menasheh The Torah Portion of VaYechi Genesis Genesis 47:28–50:26., 12/29/2017, 7:56 AM

Miketz: Joseph's clothes

It is not coincidenta that the Torah portion of Miketz is always read during Hanukkah. The two events are intricately connected., 12/15/2017, 12:00 PM

Judah's character

People in the Torah series., 12/8/2017, 9:32 AM

Israel or Jacob?

Insights into People in the Torah Series The Torah Portion of VaYishlach Genesis 28:10–32:3 , 11/30/2017, 8:26 AM

Jacob and the ladder

Insights into People in the Torah series., 11/26/2017, 8:07 AM

The still, small voice

Insights into people in the Torah, the Torah portion of Toldot Genesis 25:19–28:9, 11/18/2017, 10:12 PM

Understanding Sara

Insights into People in the Torah for the portion of Chayei Sarah Genesis 23:1–25:18, 11/8/2017, 4:38 PM

Vayera: Lot, Ruth and Redemption

Insights into people in the Torah., 11/2/2017, 1:56 PM

Abraham ,"You shall be a Blessing"

How can a person be a blessing? Insights into people in the Torah., 10/27/2017, 2:20 PM

But Noach is a righteous man

Insights into people in the Torah., 10/22/2017, 11:02 PM

Life lessons from the Torah: Gratitude

The word in Hebrew” to thank ( LeHodot)” is the same word in Hebrew for the word "to Acknowledge( LeHodot)”. , 9/14/2017, 10:36 AM

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion: Shoftim

Shoftim Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9, 8/25/2017, 4:14 PM

Re’eh: Being upright

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion of Re’eh. Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17, 8/17/2017, 8:57 PM

Life lessons from the Torah portion: Choose life

Grace in Judaism is the power of choosing G-d., 8/12/2017, 10:24 PM

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion: Dvarim

Where are we?, 7/28/2017, 12:55 PM

Within and Without Life lessons from the Torah Portion

Struggles overpower and control are not the way., 7/14/2017, 6:16 AM

Miriam and the Red Heifer

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion Parshah: Chukat  Numbers 19:1–22:1 , 6/30/2017, 2:24 PM

Life lessons from the parsha: Shlach

Breaking forth., 6/16/2017, 6:29 AM

Raising the lights

Many of us focus on what is missing in the other, rather than the opposite. Such an approach can never meet with lasting success., 6/12/2017, 5:59 AM

Individual sparks

Every Jew counts., 6/5/2017, 12:37 AM

For Jerusalem Day: And G-d heard their cries

Our prayers were answered., 5/22/2017, 11:52 PM

Navigating a circuitous road

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion, Parshat Shemini Leviticus 9:1–11:47., 4/22/2017, 10:15 PM

The ashes: Life lessons from the Torah portion

The hyper active pre-Pesach activity and the zeal hints at something much deeper going on., 4/6/2017, 7:19 AM

Doing is growing

LIfe lessons from the Torah reading., 3/26/2017, 12:38 AM

Parshat Tetzaveh: Pure oil

Life lessons from the parsha., 3/9/2017, 10:14 PM

Terumah: Yearning

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 3/2/2017, 4:29 PM

Immersion

Life lessons from the Torah Portion: Parshat Mishpatim Exodus 21:1–24:18, 2/26/2017, 7:59 AM

Seeing the voices

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 2/19/2017, 1:14 AM

In the midst of night

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 2/11/2017, 10:21 PM

Recognizing loving-kindness

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 1/28/2017, 8:51 PM

Take your shoes off your feet ”

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion, Shemot Exodus 1:1 - 6:1 , 1/20/2017, 7:47 AM

The character of a lion

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion , 1/7/2017, 9:40 PM