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Why so many mitzvot? Why so many dimensions to Torah?
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A person’s deeds are embedded in the soil of supra-rational faith and commitment, and nourish his understanding of himself, his world and his G-d.
A spiritual, Chassidic, Kabbalistic discussion of the splitting of the sea.
G-d gave the Israelites two commandments—the mitzvah of circumcision and the mitzvah of korban pesach (the Passover offering)—so that they should merit the redemption.
Our own sukkot resemble the resting place that Abraham offered his guests. Yet there is also a primary difference between our sukkah and Abraham’s tent.
The Hebrew month of Iyar, whose 29 days fall somewhere in the months of April and May, is unique in that it combines both specialty and consistency in a single mitzvah. The mitzvah is the commandment to “Count the Omer”.
Weekly Op-Ed •March 28th, 2008• 7 Comments
With the breakdown of authority, it is absolutely critical to ensure that each of us “own” our choices; that the path of faith become your path, not someone else’s.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 5th, 2005• 0 Comments
Doing a Mitzvah can be the difference between a life of enslavement in a finite bottle, or freeing your finite being by becoming a piece of finite infinity.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 30th, 2005• 2 Comments
The context behind waging war in Biblical historical events and the Torah’s perspective thereon, as seen in Parshat Matot in the Book of Numbers (Bamidbar).
Questions & Answers •Weekly Op-Ed • 2 Comments
Freedom of expression and individuality are often quashed under religious pretenses in favor of a single-minded disciplinarian conformity.