Weekly Op-Ed • 22 Comments
The talking donkey in Parshat Balak reveals a phenomenon new to modern psychology— listening to our body’s voice, which carries messages, memories & power.
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How does Russian history affect our Jewish lives today?
Discover what it really means to be Jewish; You will never again look at yourself or others in the same way.
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Purim derives its name from the lots cast by Haman. It is not some incidental detail but the single event that most expresses what Purim represents.
With their joy the Jews rejected their uniqueness as a nation under the special protection of G-d. To save the Jews Esther knew they had to reconnect to G-d
Simon Jacobson introduces Dr. Elie Wisel at the 2nd Annual Gershon Jacobson Memorial Lecture, a moving Holocaust tribute…
During this difficult time of mourning we look to Samech Vav, the mystical text, for answers to what can be learned from the historical and current events.
The significance of the lunar and solar calendars is explained as related to Haman’s fateful choice of the month of Adar for the Jews’ destruction.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 29th, 2007• 0 Comments
A personal story of 2 events on the same day in 1927 and 1967 that shaped the spiritual commitment to Jewish life and history revealing G-d’s Divine plan.
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.