Weekly Op-Ed • 1 Comment
The Book of Numbers (Bamidbar) and the overall 10 censuses are devoted to the absolute value of counting: the indispensability & worth of each human being.
Weekly Op-Ed • 4 Comments
Parshat Pinchas helps unravel the yichus dilemma – illuminating the balance between elitism & the masses; individuality and responsible leadership.
Essays • 0 Comments
The menorah represents man’s potential to “kindle lamps”: to illuminate within his own self, in his fellow man & in the material resources at his disposal.
The verses in Parshat Beha’alotecha specify two laws of the menorah corresponding to two visions of man provided by Rashi and Nachmanides.
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Three times in our generation G-d granted us an opportunity for the beginning of the Redemption but they were missed & it is the Jewish leadership to blame.
Essays • 2 Comments
An integral part of G-d’s dwelling is a human self for whom “G-d is my G-d”—for whom a life in the service of the Almighty is deeply satisfying.