Weekly Op-Ed •June 25th, 2015• 1 Comment
In Parshat Chukat Moses strikes the rock instead of speaking to it. Even today our modern customs &symbols have military undertones. So what does this mean?
Essays • 1 Comment
When the “correct path” of Torah is not only “harmonious for the one who does it” but also “harmonious for mankind,” G-d and man’s “joint project” of creation is complete.
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Philosophers and theologians of all ages have asked: Does evil come from G-d? If G-d is the essence of good, can there be evil in His work?
Essays • 3 Comments
It didn’t take long before she found her father’s siddur under layers and layers of dust, and after she cleaned it off, she held it close to her heart.
Spiritual explanation: The Shabbat before Passover is called “The Great Shabbat” (Shabbat HaGadol), because a great miracle occurred on that day.
The Torah basis for personal transformation: You can and must use your past misdeeds for the sake of personal transformation. Essay by Rabbi Simon Jacobson.
Weekly Op-Ed •September 9th, 2011• 12 Comments
September 11 marks the day when this battle turned global. Now our time has come to not be afraid, but to rise to the occasion and find ways to bring on personal and global redemption.
Weekly Op-Ed • 8 Comments
This column has been following these journeys as we read through the book of Numbers – in an attempt to decipher the personal application and psycho-spiritual meaning and significance of the 42 journeys.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 17th, 2006• 47 Comments
Undoubtedly education of the young is the key to preserving spiritual identity. Today, nothing less than a revolution is necessary in our education systems.
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).