Essays • 0 Comments
When we speak, we emulate G-d’s speaking the world into being. We extend ourselves beyond our own existence in the minds, hearts and deeds of others.
Essays • 1 Comment
The ultimate manifestation of divine truth requires a union of the spiritual and the physical.
The half-shekel ring given to Rebecca for her marriage to Isaac was the forerunner of the half-shekel contributed by each Jew toward the building of the Sanctuary, the “marital home” in the marriage between G-d and man.
Eliezer’s story is a classic example of the “toil of speech”—of the manner in which we apply our creative and communicative skills to create a world in partnership with G-d.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 17th, 2006• 3 Comments
Ultimate commitment is when an independent thinker chooses to dedicate himself to a cause greater than himself, to be a messenger and extension of it.