Weekly Op-Ed • 4 Comments
Parshat Pinchas helps unravel the yichus dilemma – illuminating the balance between elitism & the masses; individuality and responsible leadership.
Shorts • 0 Comments
We are all one: Together we comprise a single organism whose various cells, limbs, and organs complement and complete one another.
Essays • 0 Comments
The verses in Parshat Beha’alotecha specify two laws of the menorah corresponding to two visions of man provided by Rashi and Nachmanides.
Weekly Op-Ed •May 21st, 2009• 10 Comments
Like different musical notes in a large composition, each community, group or even individual, contributes his or her unique note.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 8th, 2006• 17 Comments
The value and significance of questions, opinions and feedback; and the time-old question whether parents should bequeath their wealth to their children.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 24th, 2006• 6 Comments
Learning Samech Vav while doing jury duty: Living a spiritual life in a material world means engaging and transforming life not just avoidance & insulation.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 30th, 2005• 2 Comments
The context behind waging war in Biblical historical events and the Torah’s perspective thereon, as seen in Parshat Matot in the Book of Numbers (Bamidbar).
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.
October 10th, 2002• 6 Comments
Armed with the retrospective wisdom derived from the lessons of history – we must ask ourselves: Have we learned something? Are we listening?