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The Universality Of Sukkot

14 Tishri 5776 – September 27, 2015
Sukkot's the only festival sharing the pilgrimage cycle & part of Tishrei sequence-hence, double JOY

Little Boy Lost

12 Tishri 5776 – September 24, 2015
Immediately people went up to him to help him, to find out what the problem was and to solve it as soon as possible.

Divine Help To Beating Infertility

5 Tishri 5776 – September 17, 2015
I was instructed to stop all treatment, and I did. However, I insisted on meeting face to face with my doctor.

Torah As Song

“We received Torah from Moses” or “from our parents” isn't enough. We must write our "own" scroll

Full Pockets

27 Elul 5775 – September 10, 2015
He loved to watch the boy’s face light up when he offered to learn with him, and that was reward enough.

The Yale Five (IV)

The Yale 5 became the cause célèbre of liberals who maligned & conservatives who triumphed the cause

The Pursuit Of Joy

19 Elul 5775 – September 2, 2015
Happiness is not the central value of the Torah. Occurring ten times more is the word "simcha," JOY

Found Chizuk

13 Elul 5775 – August 27, 2015
Be happy. Be grateful. God knows what he is doing. It is all happening for a reason.

Learning From My Experience

We get so busy living our lives, handling our day-to-day little crises that we forget to go that one step deeper and appreciate our lives.

To The Third And Fourth Generations

If we parents fail to honor responsibilities then society’s children will pay the price for our sins

A Tangled Tefillin Tale

6 Elul 5775 – August 20, 2015
Before divulging the reason for her call, she took quite a while to retrace the circuitous route that had led her to me.

The Hope And Promise Of Prophecy

Moshe wasn't the last of the prophets. How would Israel discern his true successors from the false?

The Yale Five (III)

1 Elul 5775 – August 16, 2015
The Yale 5 were treated liked pariahs by their fellow Jewish students; their beliefs rejected

The Cycle Of Life-Love Transcends All Boundaries

29 Av 5775 – August 13, 2015
Upon awakening, I noticed several messages on my phone wishing me “mazal tov” on the arrival of a little maidel.

Greatness Is Humility

22 Av 5775 – August 7, 2015
Three moments, sharing the same message, made a deep impression on me: Greatness is humility.

An Amen Party In South Africa

22 Av 5775 – August 6, 2015
It is very exciting because the women are answering amen because it is a mitzvah, because it is agreeing with the statement that Hashem creates all our food for us...

The Poet And Mystic Vs. The Philosopher

15 Av 5775 – July 31, 2015
Amongst the greatest disagreements in Judaism is the understanding of the 1st of the 10 Commandments

Lost And Found

15 Av 5775 – July 30, 2015
Snow in Jerusalem! For many New Englanders like me, snow pulls at our nostalgic heartstrings like nothing else can.

8:30 a.m.

8 Av 5775 – July 23, 2015
We realize how much we miss something only after it's gone.

The Prophets’ Influence

"When a king dies his power ends; when a prophet dies his influence begins" & their words echo today

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