Doctrine, the fundamental values, identity, and culture that define the nature of an organization, is the core topic of this week’s Torah reading. While the Parsha does not address all that Doctrine is, or all the Doctrine does, we do find the reading highlighting several very important aspects of this element of power. For example, […]

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A double Parsha, this week we learn many laws. We also learn about the role of chance in our lives. At the beginning of Parshat Achrei Mot we hear about Aaron’s responsibility to place lots on two goats – one of which will be a sin offering and the other that will be sent off […]

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Parshat Tazria-Metzora focuses on several different types of personal impurity and the actions that must be taken to rectify the situation and bring the person in question back to a state of ritual purity. Interestingly, the main impurity discussed is a result of how an individual uses his voice. Tzara’at (leprosy) was a punishment for […]

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In this week’s Parsha, Shemini, we learn about the importance of mentorship and exemplary followership for newly designated leaders, even those who demonstrated exemplary followership in the past.  In this Parsha, we reach the conclusion of the seven-day ordination process. This leads to Aaron and his sons taking on a new role in the relationship […]

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April 10, 2020

Passover 2020

The Parsha we read on Shabbat Passover teaches 3 important lessons about leadership. The first lesson about leadership that we learn is that the leader needs to break the trail and be the one out front. The second lesson we learn is the necessity for openness and a willingness to hear feedback even when we […]

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Parshat Tzav provides us with several important strategic and tactical concepts – teaching us about “onboarding” new staff, engaging multiple tactical maneuvers, and the need to accept and commit to action. Despite completing the Creative Process building the Ohel Mo’ed – the Tent of Meeting – and the announcement that it was ready as the […]

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What better way to end the process of creating and building the Ohel Mo’ed – the Tent of Meeting – than to learn how we can connect directly with Hashem and what actions we can take to please Him! With Hashem’s cloud now residing on the Tent, we turn to the specific tasks, tools, and […]

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Parashat Vayekhel-Pikudei – What an amazing parsha! We find the People of Israel in the midst of a Creative Process. Moses guides the people in building the Ohel Mo’ed (the Tent of Meeting) – the place where Hashem and the Tabernacles will reside. A short video about Pashat Vayekhel-Pikudei After Hashem provides Inspiration, in the […]

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