Weekly Op-Ed •July 21st, 2006• 36 Comments
Torah chapters read in the Three Weeks of destruction address issues of Jerusalem under siege: the link between Hezbollah and the Babylonians & Romans.
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 •July 30th, 2005• 2 Comments
The context behind waging war in Biblical historical events and the Torah’s perspective thereon, as seen in Parshat Matot in the Book of Numbers (Bamidbar).
Weekly Op-Ed •June 30th, 2005• 0 Comments
The Torah is the roadmap in the journey of life, especially the Book of Bamidbar, Numbers.
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
Questions & Answers •Weekly Op-Ed • 11 Comments
The 49 curses listed in the Torah portion of Bechukosei evokes an interesting question: what possible benefit can be found in these curses?
Questions & Answers •Weekly Op-Ed • 1 Comment
Freedom of expression and individuality are often quashed under religious pretenses in favor of a single-minded disciplinarian conformity.
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’.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 10th, 2004• 1 Comment
Learning from President Ronald Reagan & the sin of the spies in Parshat Shelach: hope & confidence breeds confidence; self-doubt & fear demoralizes & taints
Weekly Op-Ed •February 12th, 2004• 17 Comments
Without a clear enemy, nations often lose their visions of the future. Yet, within the Torah one can find direction towards a higher purpose.