Stories •Weekly Op-Ed • 7 Comments
Comforts and freedom often lead to complacency, but Yom Kippur reminds us simultaneously of our troubles and our triumphs, encouraging us to reflect on the mysterious cycle of life.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 17th, 2006• 47 Comments
Undoubtedly education of the young is the key to preserving spiritual identity. Today, nothing less than a revolution is necessary in our education systems.
Stories •Weekly Op-Ed •October 22nd, 2005• 0 Comments
The most adverse conditions throughout history have resulted in some of the greatest achievements in Jewish scholarship.
Weekly Op-Ed •August 6th, 2005• 0 Comments
From our enemies we learn our weaknesses and what needs protection. From Al Qaeda’s new print-Internet magazine we learn about our own passion for Israel.
Weekly Op-Ed •April 28th, 2005• 0 Comments
Reflections on a Puerto Rican Passover, the slavery of excessive freedom, and the search for the Divine inner light.
Weekly Op-Ed •March 18th, 2004• 1 Comment
Find inspiration in Moses’ gathering the 600,000 Jews in Parshat Vayakhel to appreciate the great diversity within Judaism.
December 25th, 2003• 1 Comment
The power of Yud-Tes Kislev: two events on the same day 205 years apart – the Alter Rebbe’s release from prison & Saddam Hussein’s capture. The connection?
Weekly Op-Ed •December 18th, 2003• 0 Comments
History is a continuum. Peace in our lifetime will only be possible if we make peace with the rifts of our past, acclimating the world to our own souls.
September 30th, 2002• Comments Off on Bereishit: Passion & Complacency
Let us set the world on fire, the fire of spiritual passion that transforms. Together let us create a true revolution: Passion with poise.