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Rabbi Simon Jacobson discusses Gimmel Tammuz, the yartzheit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, in light of Parshat Korach.
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‘Why do we need a leader’ is the precise theme of this week’s Torah portion. Korach challenges Moses to an important question about the need for leaders.
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In Eikev, this week’s Torah portion, we begin to deal with one of life’s biggest questions: “What am I truly capable of achieving”…
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The closer one comes to G-d, the more one realizes one’s own insignificance in the face of the divine infinity.
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In the following translation of a letter by the Rebbe he explains the concept of shechinah (the divine immanence)…
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The story of an honest man’s unwillingness to swear to the truth, therefore, honoring the Torah.
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob are the forefathers from whom we learn Jewish values. In Abraham we see a fountainhead of Jewish generosity and social commitment.
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It is significant that Abraham bound his son on the site of the future altar, destined to embody the human commitment in the relationship between man and G-d.
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Seven myths and facts about the ancient mystical Jewish view on the relationship between our choices and their outcomes…
Weekly Op-Ed •October 13th, 2008• 1 Comment
Awe and joy, two elements featured in Sukkot, are two vital ingredients in every healthy experience; two necessary components in every successful relationship.