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Jewish Mother’s Day: Be a Natural Jew

Oct 15, 2018Comments off

This Shabbat, the 11th of Cheshvan, the anniversary of the death of our Matriarch, Rachel is the Jewish Mother’s Day. The 11th of Cheshvan is

Holy Chills and the Messianic Scorpion

Oct 12, 2018Comments off

As fall gets into full swing, we don’t want to get chilled. But coldness can also be holy! The mazal of the new month of

ELUL: The Month of Elul According to Sefer ...

Mar 24, 2014No Comments

According to Sefer Yetzirah, each month of the Jewish year has a letter of the Hebrew alphabet, a zodiac sign, one of the twelve tribes

Forgiving G-d

Aug 17, 2018Comments off

One of the beautiful and famous allusions of the month of Elul is the acronym of its letters to read, “Ani L’dodi V’dodi Li”, “I

Shabbat Chazon: A Vision of the Temple

Jul 31, 2014Comments off

Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev taught that on Shabbat Chazon, the Shabbat that precedes the Ninth of Av, every one of us is shown a

Devarim – Living with the Torah’s W...

Jul 20, 2018Comments off

Devarim: Sunday: Shechinah Speaking “These are the things that Moses spoke to all Israel”. The entire book of Deuteronomy is Moses’ speech. Together with that,

Matot – Masei – Living with the...

Jul 13, 2018Comments off

Matot –Masei: Sunday: Do not Fear “When a man vows a vow to G-d, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond,

The Journey to the Promised Land

Jul 13, 2018Comments off

The Torah Portion of Masei The Jewish People and the Land of Israel are connected eternally with a triple-bond that is not easily broken Nowadays,

Pinchas – Living with the Torah’s Weekl...

Jul 06, 2018Comments off

Pinchas: Sunday: The Binding of Pinchas “Pinchas the son of Elazar, the son of Aharon the Kohen has turned My wrath from upon the Children

Korach – Living with the Torah’s Weekly...

Jun 15, 2018Comments off

Korach: Sunday: From Cain to Korach “And Korach took/Vayikach Korach”… All the Torah commentaries attempt to explain what exactly it is that Korach took. The

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