Noah

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

Three Reasons to Honor your Parents

Aug 07, 2011No Comments

The name of this month, Av, means “father.” This is the month to connect to our parents (father and mother) and honor them. “Honor your

The 10th of Tevet

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

Today, the 10th of Tevet, is the 10th day of the 10th month (from Nisan, the beginning of months) and the 100th (102) day of

Spiritual Photosynthesis: Torah Color Theor...

Feb 24, 20112 Comments

Photosynthesis harvests the sun’s energy. It is the biological process that transforms light into life. Much can be learnt from it. Both blue and red

Abraham Began to Shine Light

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

The first 3 verses of the Torah correspond to the first 3 weekly portions. “In the beginning God created…” corresponds to Genesis “And the earth

Slave of Slaves

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

Noah was a “complete tzadik.” A tzadik clings to truth, is consistent. Thus Noah was both complete and consistent, but in a confined system. Shneur

Shem, Cham, Yefet

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

“Noah found favor in the eyes of God.” Noah (נח) is favor (חן) spelled backwards. He had 3 children, Shem, Cham, and Yefet. Shem means

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