They are the things we cannot understand at all but which allow us to understand it all.
The difference between a miracle and nature is frequency. If the sun would rise once in a lifetime, it would be miraculous; if the sea would split every day, it would be natural. The deepest miracles are when nature becomes transcendent and when transcendence becomes natural. Ordinary people doing ordinary things often lead to ordinary results. Extraordinary people (you and I) doing extraordinary things (righteous acts) always lead to extraordinary results (a naturally miraculous, miraculously natural world).
The story of Joseph, who went from slave to Pharaoh’s top adviser and governor, expresses a powerful truth about destiny and human value.Read More
Balak: The Secret to Immortality
In one verse in Parshat Balak “Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the seed of Israel?” the prophet Balaam tells us the secret of immortalityRead More
Purim: Connect the Dots
Parallels are drawn between the Purim of 2360 years ago and the Purims of the modern Persian Gulf Wars, and the ultimate significance of the Persian region is examined.Read More
Tetzaveh: Open Your Eyes
A personal story about a blind woman who rediscovered her Judaism and the great miracle that occurred afterwards.Read More