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To The Third And Fourth Generations

12 Elul 5775 – August 27, 2015
If we parents fail to honor responsibilities then society’s children will pay the price for our sins

The Hope And Promise Of Prophecy

5 Elul 5775 – August 20, 2015
Moshe wasn't the last of the prophets. How would Israel discern his true successors from the false?

Greatness Is Humility

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

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

The Prophets’ Influence

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

The Lighting Of Candles

23 Tammuz 5775 – July 9, 2015
Sharing influence is like lighting a candle with another: it doesn't mean having less; you have more

Dwelling Alone And Beating The Odds

16 Tammuz 5775 – July 2, 2015
All agree that Jews ARE different. How? Why? The Bible's answer is surprising and profound.

The Need For Chukkim

9 Tammuz 5775 – June 25, 2015
Of Chukkim “Satan and the nations of the world made fun.” They may appear irrational & superstitious

True Conflict Resolution

2 Tammuz 5775 – June 19, 2015
Heaven answered Moshe dramatically. He was proved right. End of revolt. End of story- Not at all...

The Hidden Spirituality Of Tzitzit

25 Sivan 5775 – June 11, 2015
There's no obligation TO wear tzitzit; opting to wear them symbolizes free acceptance of the mitzvot

The Covenants Of Fate And Destiny

18 Sivan 5775 – June 4, 2015
Sadly, we're no longer an edah; We've fissured and fractured: Orthodox & Reform; religious & secular

The Proper Use Of Power

25 Iyyar 5775 – May 14, 2015
This week's parshah inspired the Jubilee 2000 initiative leading to debt cancellation of $34 biilion

Blood, Idolatry, Or War

6 Nisan 5775 – March 26, 2015
Rambam: Eating blood's forbidden because connected to idolatry;Ramban: We're affected by what we eat

The Sin Offering

28 Adar 5775 – March 19, 2015
Why should unintentional sins require atonement? What guilt exists when requisite intent is lacking?

The Space We Create For G-d

22 Adar 5775 – March 12, 2015
Like Shabbat points to something beyond time, the people Israel points to something beyond history

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

A Portable Home

1 Adar 5775 – February 19, 2015
With the synagogue, "Judaism created one of the greatest revolutions in the history of religion"

The Universality Of Wisdom

17 Shevat 5775 – February 5, 2015
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-?!

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