Amalek

5781: Heading for a Showdown

Sep 17, 2020Comments off

…and their lifeblood is dashed against My garments and I have stained all My raiment. For the day of vengeance is in My heart and

Erasing the Doubt in our Hearts

Mar 05, 2020Comments off

On the Shabbat before Purim, we read a special portion from the Torah known as, “Parashat Zachor.” This Torah reading begins with the words, “Remember

Holy Worms

Mar 10, 2011No Comments

The opening phrase of the Torah, “In the beginning God created…” (1202) = “worms” (תולעים) and “doubts” (ספקות). There are good worms and bad worms.

Bittersweet is the Sweetest

Mar 09, 20111 Comment

The Ba’al Shem Tov taught that Amalek (עמלק, 240), Israel’s archenemy, is equal to “doubt” (ספק). No doubt that he is the original skeptic. Amalek

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