The Chaim Davies Show

Discover the clarity, beauty, and sensibility of the Torah through our weekly segments on the topics that matter most to you. Chaim is a beloved teacher of junior-high and high-school students as well as young adults, along with his work as an entrepreneur. In this show, he shares his perspectives on Life, Torah, the Jewish People, and the confluence between them. Two weekly episodes are featured on Mondays and Thursdays. Find episodes on YouTubeFacebook, or Anchor.

Newest Episode:

Invest in Your Beliefs | Ep. 013 Featuring Maxx Blank

Join today’s guest entrepreneur Maxx Blank as we discuss his personal journey from Columbus to Jerusalem and back to Columbus again, and the ways his relationship with Orthodoxy was formed through encounters within the corporate world. Together we explore both the excitements and the disillusions of Judaism, and consider the options for making a spiritual life thrive while participating within the emerging global market.

Past Episodes:

Big Country to Small Community

As we travel the distance between Purim and Pesach, we march closer toward freedom each day. Join us in this exploratory special episode with guest Ohad Fedida as we discuss national identity, problems in contemporary Jewish education, the pendulum swing of Yisrael’s historical trends, and much more.

Moving Toward National Freedom: Post-Purim Pre-Pesach Reflections | Ep. 011

As we travel the distance between Purim and Pesach, we march closer toward freedom each day. Join us in this exploratory special episode with guest Ohad Fedida as we discuss national identity, problems in contemporary Jewish education, the pendulum swing of Yisrael’s historical trends, and much more.

Seize the Day! | PURIM SPECIAL Ep. 010

Purim is a timeless festival with enough energy in it to power the entire year. Let’s explore one of the gorgeous insights found at the heart of Purim, and open ourselves to experiencing the freedom that this unique day can provide. Happy Purim!

How to Be Happy: A Torah Perspective | Ep. 009

During the month of Adar, we are called upon to increase in happiness. But is happiness in our control – and how can we learn to maximize it? Join us in today’s episode as we explore the nature and role of happiness within Torah’s worldview.

Why Jews Pray From a Book | Ep. 008

In today’s episode, we explore what it means to be a “good Jew”, and discover the centrality of openness and sincerity to Torah’s powerful inspiration to the identity of the Jewish people.

Why Jews Pray From a Book | Ep. 007

We continue our exploration of prayer in today’s episode by looking at the structure and development of prayer from its’ inception until the version we see in Jewish prayer books today while finding actionable tools for an enhanced prayer experience.

The Inner Art of Prayer | Ep. 006

In this episode, we explore the essence of prayer in Jewish tradition and uncover a meeting of minds and hearts in connecting our lives with God.

What’s the Deal With Mitzvot? | Ep. 005

The Torah contains a set of actionable instructions – Mitzvot, or commandments. In this episode, we look to understanding the role of Mitzvot within the Torah, the benefits they can provide for the Jewish people, and the way they serve as openings to a deeper connection with the Almighty.

The God of Character | Ep. 004

We continue our exploration of Judaism’s portrait of God by looking into the narratives of the Torah, and discover a God who is invested and involved with His creation and who expresses traits that can shape our lives in a meaningful way.

Getting Introduced to God | Ep. 003

In this episode, we dive into the Jewish understanding of what God is, particularly through the lens of the Rambam. We balance the philosophical with the experiential as we explore some of the ways we can sense God’s presence within our own lives.

Judaism and Intellectual Freedom | Ep. 002

In this episode, we explore the role of intellectual inquiry within Jewish heritage, and discover how using our uniquely human capabilities can serve to enhance our relationship with God.​

Context and the Jewish Journey | Ep. 001

Learn about our struggle with appreciating Torah’s relevance and beauty, and begin the journey to uncovering the powerful love that exists between you and your Creator.​

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