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Posts by Yosef Farhi

THE ART OF PATIENCE

Click ki tisa 2021 to download THE ART OF PATIENCE The episode of the Golden Calf is one of the hardest episodes to understand, when reading the text as is, without the help from the Oral Torah and commentaries. Only after learning the story in depth, can we understand Aharon’s behavior; we can understand that…

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THE ART OF RECONNECTING

Click tezaveh 2021 to download THE ART OF RECONNECTING Tezaveh / Purim One of the hardest parts to understand in the Megillah story is the three day fast implemented by Mordechai and Esther. The days of the fast were the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth days of Nissan, which would coincide with eating Matzah on the night…

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THE ART OF FUTURISTIC THINKING

Click terumah 2021 for download THE ART OF FUTURISTIC THINKING Parashat Terumah/Zachor One of the most important skills to survive Covidland is the ability to see past the insanity, the uncertain and the unknown. As Benny Friedman’s new beautiful song plays in the background as I write, Who can ever make sense of tomorrow, when…

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THE ART OF MEANING

click mishpatim 2021 for download THE ART OF MEANING Parashat Mishpatim Feb. 10, in 2020, I boarded a United flight, Ben Gurion- Newark, and the two Israelis sitting next to me came on the plane with KN95 masks and gloves. The first thing they did was wipe down the handles, tray and screen of their…

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THE ART OF CHARACTER IMPROVEMENT

Click YITRO 2021 for download THE ART OF CHARACTER IMPROVEMENT   It’s amazing the advancements in bio-technology in a recent Korean invention: brain implants, a nano chip, the size of a grain of salt, can be inserted in our brain to change our mood via a smartphone. Imagine being able to change our own mood,…

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