Weekly Op-Ed • 7 Comments
We must learn lessons from these events that help us develop our own sensitivity. Lessons that teach us how to face our own battles – in our search for balance and harmony.
Weekly Op-Ed • 5 Comments
Faith in G-d extends to loving other people, regardless of their background and similarity to you. Faith is about extending love and compassion.
Weekly Op-Ed •December 3rd, 2015• 2 Comments
What can we do about the massacre in San Bernardino? Joseph’s clash with his brothers teaches us how to repair and heal the world. We must begin by repairing ourselves and integrating faith in our actions.
Arab rage against Israel may have many ostensible causes. But at its core root, it stems from the Holy of Holies – from the need and will to control that vital region.
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 13th, 2003• 3 Comments
Abraham gave us the power to challenge G-d, asking Him to shift destiny. This we must when it comes to standing next to fellow Jews in defiance against G-d.
July 25th, 2002• Comments Off on Eikev-Nachamu: From Lebanon to Jerusalem – Diary
As he travels around Israel Rabbi Jacobson rediscovers all the historic sites that the world has tried to bulldoze over.
May 16th, 2002• Comments Off on Shavuot: Esau, Ishmael, & Sinai
G-d approached the nations of the world thousands of years ago and offered them the Torah before being accepted by the Israelites. What are the modern implications of this?
Comments Off on Vayeishev: The Selling of Joseph
Joseph’s clash with his brothers teaches us how to repair and heal the world. We must begin by repairing ourselves and integrating faith in our actions.
November 8th, 2001• Comments Off on Chaya Sarah: Ishmael – How Does it End ?
The story of Ishmael son of Abraham – a story of aggression and banishment, but also a story that concludes with hope and redemption.