Weekly Op-Ed • 4 Comments
Avoiding the wrong thing is better than doing the right thing; protecting is better than serving (Samech Vav) as seen in Parshat Naso and the wilderness.
Essays • 1 Comment
In Parshat Shelach, the distinction in wording between “spies” and “scouts” makes all the difference in understanding the tragedy of the Twelve Spies.
Essays • 0 Comments
In Parshat Shelach the spies & their generation failed to understand the entire point of entering the Holy Land was to sanctify the material aspects of life.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 24th, 2006• 6 Comments
Learning Samech Vav while doing jury duty: Living a spiritual life in a material world means engaging and transforming life not just avoidance & insulation.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 30th, 2005• 0 Comments
The Torah is the roadmap in the journey of life, especially the Book of Bamidbar, Numbers.