Questions & Answers •Weekly Op-Ed • 11 Comments
A soul burning with fiery passion is an incredible asset, but lack of self-control coupled with the pursuit of selfish desires lead to disaster.
Essays • 0 Comments
With their joy the Jews rejected their uniqueness as a nation under the special protection of G-d. To save the Jews Esther knew they had to reconnect to G-d
Chanukah is commemorated with oil. On Purim we celebrate with wine.
During this difficult time of mourning we look to Samech Vav, the mystical text, for answers to what can be learned from the historical and current events.
Weekly Op-Ed •December 30th, 2004• 1 Comment
In Parshat Shmot, Moses introduces us to the dichotomy of land and water, destruction and reparation, existing to keep the world in balance.
Weekly Op-Ed •October 28th, 2004• 0 Comments
The topics discussed include G-d’s plans “behind the curtain,” the power of prayer, and each individual’s mission in this world.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 22nd, 2004• 1 Comment
Life is a continuous cycle of troughs and crests, pain and joy, and in order to fully appreciate both, one must learn to ride the waves.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 15th, 2004• 0 Comments
Response to a provocative letter: ‘The feeling of “us” and “them” was an undercurrent in the interactions between FFB’s and BT’s or non-observant Jews’.
Weekly Op-Ed •January 9th, 2004• 0 Comments
Embracing the duality of life in both its light and dark dimensions may not lead to nirvana, but will allow one to peacefully navigate the dynamic waters.