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An examination of the mitzvah of dwelling in the sukkah and why it is the mitzvah singled out by the Talmud as G-d’s “easy mitzvah.”
Purim: It’s not our logic & plans that run the world but a higher force that may manifest in random experiences within which lies the greatest power of all.
The minister serves his king with his mind; the servant with his body. Our service of the Creator includes both elements – embodied in Torah study & mitzvot.
G-d gave the Torah to man to build Him a home, but not before His neighbors, the angels, put up a legal fight.
Discover how we, as Jews, contain both elements of the name Jacob and Israel. Learn about our double identity as Servants of G-d and Children of G-d.
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A Chassidic story demonstrating the entire point of Chabad Chassidism: not to renounce and denigrate the material world, but rather to elevate it by infusing it with an awareness of the divine.
Why so many mitzvot? Why so many dimensions to Torah?
Weekly Op-Ed •November 16th, 2012• 5 Comments
The universe is at war and has always been at war. The ultimate victor will be not the one with the most powerful weapons. It will be the one with the most powerful spiritual vision.
Weekly Op-Ed •October 28th, 2010• 1 Comment
Is your ultimate purpose self-actualization, the need to express yourself and be “recognized” by others, or is there something more to life?
Weekly Op-Ed •October 8th, 2009• 4 Comments
We dwell in Sukkot, made of vegetation of the world, we pray and commit to improve and refine the nations of the world, we dance and celebrate in public, we engage, connect and unite with others.