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The etrog represents the righteous who remain constant from year to year and are not effected by their surroundings.
The law of the “Red Heifer,” the ultimate supra-rational divine decree read in Parshat Chukat, ritually purifies one after being in contact with the dead.
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Understanding “twilight” as an intermediary and transition, as part of the cosmic order and and its link to Shabbat and the Ten Commandments.
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Idolatry is the deification of an object/force of the created reality: explaining the deeper significance of the idolatry of Baal Peor, and Pinchas’ success
This is the twilight which facilitates the transition from the six millennia of history to the age of Moshiach.
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 •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