Essays • 2 Comments
The month of Elul is a month of love and compassion. In this time how does prayer help us to face and respond to pain and suffering?
Weekly Op-Ed • 4 Comments
Having a G-dly soul in a material world means constantly struggling to find the balance between transcendence and immersion.
Weekly Op-Ed • 5 Comments
Just as Abraham endured ten challenges, we, his children, undergo similar challenges. How we will rise to these ten challenges will define our lives.
Essays • 1 Comment
Tisha B’Av is the saddest day of the Jewish calenda. On Tisha B’Av 1967, tears flowed out of the eyes of a Tzaddik…
Shorts •Stories • 0 Comments
A moving story of the Rebbe’s ability to recognize and respond to the personal needs of every person he met…
Weekly Op-Ed • 20 Comments
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.
Weekly Op-Ed • 3 Comments
Is dancing on Simchat Torah in oblivion of the world a form of escapism, or is it in fact a different means of experiencing reality?
Weekly Op-Ed • 6 Comments
By remembering Jacob’s wound we sensitize ourselves to the fact that mindless immersion in material existence touches a nerve which leaves us wounded.
Weekly Op-Ed • 14 Comments
Once a year on Yom Kippur, the high priest entered the Holy of Holies. In the same vein, each person should enter his own holy of holies.
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Your past trauma or negative experiences do not define your future experiences — unless you let them. Suffering is a verb — not a noun. It takes work, but you can go through negative experiences without internalizing them.