Weekly Op-Ed •December 3rd, 2005• 0 Comments
Who fully grasps a concept, one who immediately comprehends it, or one who must struggle to understand it? Part five of Samech Vov discusses this question, and examines the value of human exertion.
Stories •Weekly Op-Ed •November 26th, 2005• 12 Comments
Man can transcend seemingly permanent scars or wounds – both physical and psychological – and access the inner recesses of his soul.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 19th, 2005• 5 Comments
This world often conveys the message that everyone is damaged at the core. Part four of Samech Vov discusses the essence of the soul and how each one is, in fact, at perfect peace.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 14th, 2005• 19 Comments
In one verse in Parshat Balak “Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the seed of Israel?” the prophet Balaam tells us the secret of immortality
Weekly Op-Ed •July 7th, 2005• 6 Comments
In Parshat Chukat Moses’ face turned pale: knowing what it means to be created in the “Divine Image” & learning the cycle of life & death through faces.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 23rd, 2005• 0 Comments
Each chapter in the book of Bamidbar (as captured in each chapter name) conveys a vital message to us, in accumulating order, how we must travel our journey
Weekly Op-Ed •June 9th, 2005• 0 Comments
For the first time in my 48 years I am an “ovol,” a griever. My father always knew he was on a mission. With the passion of a soldier he never wavered.
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.
Weekly Op-Ed • 0 Comments
In part four of “Money and Spirituality,” the true value of man is discussed, and the simultaneously socialist and capitalist approach of the Torah elucidated.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 15th, 2004• 0 Comments
Response to a provocative letter: ‘The feeling of “us” and “them” was an undercurrent in the interactions between FFB’s and BT’s or non-observant Jews’.