Abraham

The Needle in the Nose: Evil Kings and Mess...

Nov 06, 2017Comments off

Hang onto your seats as you watch Rabbi Ginsburgh’s lecture on the evil kings of the past, their incarnations, rectifications, correlation to the light of

Right and Left – Parashat Vayera

Nov 03, 2017Comments off

Abraham constantly advanced from intellect to faith until the surprising climax at the Binding of Isaac Parashat Vayera is the second Torah portion that deals

Truth and Beauty – Parashat Lech Lech

Oct 26, 2017Comments off

Loving-kindness bridges the gap between Abraham’s penchant for truth and Sarah’s beauty At the end of Parashat Noah, we read about Abraham’s birth, but apart

Living Time – Toldot

Nov 12, 2017Comments off

Join our daily WhatsApp – send a message to +972-507951105 through WhatsApp Toldot: Sunday: Father and Son _“And these are the generations of Isaac the

5774: A Year of Love

Sep 12, 2013No Comments

Worldly Love and Great Love As stated in our Letter of Blessing for Rosh Hashanah, we should dedicate this year to augmenting love. Since love

Surviving catastrophe

Oct 19, 20123 Comments

In Parashat Noach, humanity undergoes two great catastrophes. The first is the flood – the holocaust that annihilates all of humanity and all land-life except

Keen Eyesight Isn’t Necessarily Good ...

Jul 16, 20113 Comments

The Torah lists by name the non-kosher birds. One of them is the ra’ah, literally “the seer.” The sages explain: It stands in Babylonia and sees

Kabbalah and the Art of Tying Your Shoelace...

Jun 09, 20115 Comments

First put on your right shoe, then your left shoe, then bind your left shoe, and finally bind your right shoe. That’s the way Jews

Fleeing from God

Jun 03, 20111 Comment

An angel asked Hagar, Sarai’s maid, “where are you coming from and where are you going?” She answered, “I’m fleeing from Sarai my mistress” (“אֵי

The Evolution of Where

May 31, 20114 Comments

There are three forms of the question “where?” in Biblical Hebrew. They first appear in the Torah in evolving order, both grammatically and numerically. The first