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Revisiting the 42-stationed journey in the desert from the Exodus of Egypt (that marked our birth as a nation) to our entry into the Land of Israel.
In the case of the Spies in Parshat Shelach G-d said, “I’m not telling you what to do—do as you see fit.” G-d was opening a new arena of human potential.
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The theme, in this week’s Torah portion, the destruction of the wicked cities, Sodom and Gomorrah, a deceptively complex story…
Free choice; good and evil: the deeper significance of the divine voice’s “short stop” at the doorway of the Sanctuary.
As we conclude the calendar year – my 50th on earth – it’s an appropriate time to examine the past year’s events, and attempt to place them in perspective.
This article is a spiritual look at the rocket age. It addresses what the rocket age can teach us about living meaningful and fulfilling lives.
Physical & spiritual pleasures: In Parshat Balak the Jews faced the plague of Pe’or – they encountered the cosmic digestive system & the energy of waste.
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Just as the difference between good writing and bad writing rests among the pattern of the letters, good and evil differ only in configuration.
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Why do pigs receive so much flak, and what is unique about the pig that causes it to be the universal symbol of degradation and insult?
The Torah unequivocally states: “See, I am giving you today the blessing and the curse”. Theologians and philosophers have oft debated the dichotomy of this