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How can setting aside our own reason lead to greater wisdom? Can subjugating our passions and desires yield a feeling of freedom and liberty?
In the Holy Tongue, a word precedes its subject, creates it, and constitutes its very being.
While the Exodus freed us from Pharaoh and his taskmasters, it committed us to a greater, more embracing servitude.
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Learn about the mystical meanings of the names of G-d – descriptions of the various behavior patterns that can be ascribed to His influence on our lives.
Weekly Op-Ed •March 5th, 2010• 7 Comments
If you need a strong wake-up call (and who of us does not?) visit a military base. It will teach you the dramatic difference between a life of duty and one of no duty.
Weekly Op-Ed • 6 Comments
In practical terms being holy means going out of your comfort zone and conventional behavior.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 8th, 2007• 4 Comments
Paralleling the miraculous Six-Day War victory with the story of the Twelve Spies in Parshat Shelach – how Jewish leaders should learn from past mistakes.
Weekly Op-Ed •May 13th, 2006• 1 Comment
The Hebrew calendar’s technical and spiritual dimensions are analyzed with respect to the counting of the Omer period between Passover and Shavuot.
Stories •Weekly Op-Ed •November 26th, 2005• 12 Comments
Man can transcend seemingly permanent scars or wounds – both physical and psychological – and access the inner recesses of his soul.