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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.
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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…
Stories •Shorts • 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.
The first ten days of the Jewish calendar are known as “the ten days of teshuvah.” These are days for soul-searching, repentance and return (teshuvah) to G-d.