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As Moses leads the Song of the Sea after the Jews escape the Egyptians, he demonstrates true leadership, for within Moses the soul of Israel was one.
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What meaning lies within the fruits of the seven species?
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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.
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A story of Yocheved, Moses’ mother, being born on the threshold between freedom and slavery.
This week’s Torah chapter opens up with Moses’ begging G-d to allow him into the Promised Land. This article explores the personality of the first zionist..
Why do pigs receive so much flak, and what is unique about the pig that causes it to be the universal symbol of degradation and insult?
Parhat Ki Tavo includes the “Rebuke” (tochacha),of the Jewish people should they forsake the Torah commandments. Rebuke can be understood is various ways…
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Each year the Maggid of Trsik would begin the year by citing sources as proof that this is the year that the Moshiach would come, the year of redemption…
We are the lowliest of all generations, devoid of understanding and spiritual sensitivity. Yet, we are the final generation of history, before redemption.
From the Chassidic Master, Rabbi Velvel of Zbaricz, we gain insight into the phenomenon of exile.