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Every moment of time is an opportunity. We are now about to enter a most powerful time of the year: The Hebrew month of Elul. A month which signifies love.
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Moses left us a legacy of facing our deepest questions and coming back stronger from it. He had faith even when there seemed to be no basis for it.
Questions & Answers •Weekly Op-Ed • 7 Comments
A Q&A letter applying the story of Moses striking the rock instead of speaking to the rock in Parshat Chukat to explain how to get through to blocked people
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Rabbi Simon Jacobson discusses Gimmel Tammuz, the yartzheit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, in light of Parshat Korach.
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Moses – and the Moses that lives on in each one of us – is a stark reminder, and a symbol of hope, that even in our hyper stimulated media age we can see through the fog and recognize what is really true and enduring.
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In Parshat Shmot, Pharaoh’s daughter names baby Moses, revealing his connection with the water, as his sister Miriam looks on.
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In Eikev, this week’s Torah portion, we begin to deal with one of life’s biggest questions: “What am I truly capable of achieving”…
The root of fear is the fear of being alone. The answer to the invisible power of fear – the fear of being alone – is to recognize that you are not alone.
From overhearing the conversation between G-d and Moses in Parshat Ki Tissa, we learn how to have a true intimate relationship with our Creator.
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When G/d points out to Moses the new moon in Parshat Bo, He really shows him the threshold between evil and good and the birth from darkness to light.