torah portion for families


There is always a price when we give in to temptation.

Appreciating What You Have

An important part of being content is to stop comparing ourselves to others.

Parents as Models

For better or worse, children learn how to be in the world from their parents.

Mistakes Make Great Lessons

Our mistakes teach us what not to do in the future and shine a light on character traits we can improve.

Learning from Adversity

Before the Israelites were ready to fulfill their dreams, they needed to face themselves in the wilderness and grow up as a people.

Order Versus Disorder

When we build order into our lives, we begin to manage the seemingly overwhelming tasks.


It is each person's choice to follow the rules, however, there are consequences when rules are broken.

Not Misrepresenting

Your relationships with others can only be real if they rest on honest assumptions.

Sharing is Letting Go of Control

Letting go is hard work, but loosening our grip will ultimately make us feel freer.


Taking care of a guest's needs takes precedence over one's relationship with G-d.