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.
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.
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 •January 27th, 2005• 0 Comments
Discover how the revelation at Mt. Sinai served as the blueprint for mankind’s freedom versus law and order.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 10th, 2004• 1 Comment
Learning from President Ronald Reagan & the sin of the spies in Parshat Shelach: hope & confidence breeds confidence; self-doubt & fear demoralizes & taints
Weekly Op-Ed •April 8th, 2004• 0 Comments
While hardship and lack of material prosperity are challenging, the opposites – freedom, ease, and wealth – beget soul-numbing complacency.
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 •November 6th, 2003• 0 Comments
Only when one leaves their comfort zone are they able to discover who they truly are.
Weekly Op-Ed •May 1st, 2003• 0 Comments
The present issues in the world are sourced in longstanding religious and metaphysical conflicts which revolve around the physical and figurative Babylon.
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The universal message of Rosh Hashanah is that we all need to hear the sounds of our own souls. Read this conversation with Rabbi Simon Jacobson.