Abraham the Faithful Traveler

Nov 04, 2020Comments off

Walking and Seeing Abraham is always traveling. In the Torah portion of Lech Lecha (“Go for yourself”) the first of the two Torah portions dedicated

Rebbe Yechiel Michel of Zlotshov: What it T...

Sep 09, 2020Comments off

Rebbe Yechiel Michel of Zlotshov, called “The Maggid of Zlotshov” was born in 5486 (1736) to his father, Rabbbi Yitzchak of Drohovitch. Rabbi Yitzchak was

Pirkei Avot 4:2: The Natural Connection

Jun 17, 2020Comments off

Pirkei Avot Chapter 4 Mishnah 2: “Ben Azzai would say: Run to pursue a minor mitzvah, and flee from a transgression. For a mitzvah brings another

Matzah for Good Health

Apr 02, 2020Comments off

Q: I have been troubled with various health problems recently. Can the Rabbi give me some spiritual advice to regain good health? A: May you

Vayikra’s Small Aleph

Mar 27, 2020Comments off

Q&A: Don’t Stop Studying Torah

Mar 20, 2020Comments off

Q: How should the principles of the Talmud Torahs (Torah-study grade schools) relate to the closure of our schools. Should we organize informal learning that

What do I Really Want?

Mar 05, 2020Comments off

The month of Adar is the final month of the Jewish calendar. It is the month in which the story of our year ends, and

Rebbe Simcha Bunim of Pashischa: Laughing t...

Mar 05, 2020Comments off

Rabbi Simcha Bunim Bonhardt of Pashischa was a disciple of The Holy Jew. Both were disciples of the Seer of Lublin. Rebbe Bunim was known

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

Q&A: Drinking on Purim?

Mar 04, 2020Comments off

Q: Why drink wine and even get drunk on Purim? A: Perhaps the most famous statement about the positive effects of wine is to be