Weekly Op-Ed • 8 Comments
We must learn lessons from all the events in our personal and global lives to help us develop our own sensitivity. Lessons that teach us how to face our own battles – in our search for balance and harmony.
Weekly Op-Ed •April 8th, 2006• 5 Comments
The Seder plate serves as a reflection of both your purpose in life and your greatest potential, and contains in its structure multiple layers of symbolism.
Enjoy these Jewish mystical teachings on light, by Rabbi Simon Jacobson, best-selling author of “Toward a Meaningful Life”.
Essays • 0 Comments
Commemorating 9/11 elucidates the significance in the numbers themselves: “Ten sefirot of nothingness, ten and not nine, ten and not eleven.”
Drawing on the wisdom of the Oral Torah and the Zohar, the ten utterances which created the world and the perfection of the number ten are expounded.
Weekly Op-Ed •May 13th, 2006• 1 Comment
The Hebrew calendar’s technical and spiritual dimensions are analyzed with respect to the counting of the Omer period between Passover and Shavuot.
Weekly Op-Ed •April 1st, 2006• 1 Comment
Based on the insight of the Alter Rebbe and the Rebbe Rashab, the concept of a true tzaddik is explored in the context of the nature of this world.