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A Delay From Heaven

7 Nisan 5775 – March 26, 2015
How was I going to get to Manhattan? No cabs were going, we didn't have a car, and many people who did have cars had no gas.

Blood, Idolatry, Or War

Rambam: Eating blood's forbidden because connected to idolatry;Ramban: We're affected by what we eat

Bountiful Blessings

29 Adar 5775 – March 19, 2015
B’chasdei Hashem, I found precisely enough chicken, prepared meat knishes and various other foods I required.

Rav Elyashiv, A Personal Memoir

Rav Elyashiv favored books about gedolim with 2 caveats: accuracy; and no distasteful elements

The Sin Offering

Why should unintentional sins require atonement? What guilt exists when requisite intent is lacking?

All Your Creations

22 Adar 5775 – March 12, 2015
But… “Is there anything…,” I choked out, “that I could do, as a merit that G-d should have mercy on me?”

The Space We Create For G-d

Like Shabbat points to something beyond time, the people Israel points to something beyond history

A Friend In Need

16 Adar 5775 – March 6, 2015
"But you have all our credit card details from when we paid for the car.”

The Sabbath: First Or Last Day?

14 Adar 5775 – March 4, 2015
The Sabbath is a full dress rehearsal for an ideal society that has not yet come to pass-but will

Whose Footsteps Do We Follow When We Pray?

8 Adar 5775 – February 26, 2015
Jewish prayer is a convergence of 2 modes of biblical spirituality, exemplified by Moses and Aaron

Seek And Thou Shalt Find

Eventually, after some trial and error, including an experience with a prima donna and one with a thief, I baruch Hashem ultimately found a fine, honest and reliable household helper.

A Humbling Lesson (IX)

1 Adar 5775 – February 19, 2015
Humility often confused with low self-esteem, truly means that a person realizes his true worth

A Portable Home

With the synagogue, "Judaism created one of the greatest revolutions in the history of religion"

A Message From The Spirit World, Asking For A Cup Of Coffee?

I was aware he didn’t want me to “imagine” making coffee in a forced new dream.

Grateful For The Things That Can Be Fixed

24 Shevat 5775 – February 12, 2015
It all started with the recent deluge of rain we here in Israel were privileged to have.

The ALS-Tefillin Challenge

17 Shevat 5775 – February 5, 2015
After I put the tefillin away, the man said that he felt different, and that he had never felt that way before.

The Universality Of Wisdom

By wisdom, we come to understand G-d via creation; By Torah we understand G-d through His revelation

The Role Of Time In Social Transformation

10 Shevat 5775 – January 29, 2015
Torah opposes slavery; G-d desires the free worship of free human beings, yet slavery's permitted-?!

Snow Angels

Her first tactic was tefillah; she immediately began to recite one perek after another of Tehillim.

Kiddush Hashem Aboard El Al

3 Shevat 5775 – January 22, 2015
Suddenly, she turns to me and says, “B'emet, I need to thank you, you made me excited to come back to Israel.”

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