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Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Tzav: A Misplaced Parsha?

13 Adar II 5776 – March 22, 2016
Vayikra, unlike Shemot, is not really about revelation. It's about the daily struggle to raise man above his own physicality.

Purim – the Festival of Masks

The entire Book of Esther's a story of masks-Esther, Mordechai, and Haman-even God-conceal something

Purim and the Advantage of a Permanent Job

11 Adar II 5776 – March 20, 2016
Purim gives us a framework to understand our lives and remain optimistic in the midst of all the darkness

Do Hold Your Breath

Purim's lesson, relevant today & always, is about our belief that God is always present in our lives

Think Inside The Box

9 Adar II 5776 – March 18, 2016
It's nice to step back and appreciate the mitzvah in a fresh and minimalist way.

Proud Witness

"You are my witnesses, says the Lord. I am G-d."

Tefillah: A Meeting With Hashem – Trust Him!

It helps us live with the reality that what we do have comes from His never-ending kindness.

Daf Yomi

8 Adar II 5776 – March 17, 2016
She Ate Unwittingly ‘If She Married A Kohen She Eats Terumah’ (Kiddushin 10b)

Finding Clara

We were pleasantly surprised, just after my wife lit the Shabbos candles, when Sonja’s face lit up and she exclaimed, “I remember my mother doing that!”

Half-Price Discount

"But when you buy two items, each one costs less," reasoned Mrs. Simcha. "How can you say that Mr. Sasson's was full cost and ours half-price?!"

Q & A: Purim Se’udah At Night?

Question: Taking into account the fact that one might have to travel on Purim day, may one make one’s Purim se’udah on Purim eve? No Name Please

The Grass Is Greener (Gittin 88b)

According to the Shach, the prohibition against erka’ot akum does not apply when Jewish litigants agree to litigate in front of a named non-Jewish judge.

Purim And The Joy Of Life

Magazine estimates that during this time his wealth increased at the rate of a million dollars an hour.

The Mitzvos In Parshas Zachor

This is the parshah we read on Purim morning, before we read the Megillah. Therefore, if a person missed Parshas Zachor, he can make it up for it on Purim with the leining of parshas Vayavo Amalek.

‘Not The Horse I Wanted’

“Noch azoy ah churbon"--after such slaughter (the Holocaust) we must kiss every living Jew and embrace him with love”

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Vayikra: Torat Kohanim and the Torah on One Foot

Vayikra, the Torah’s middle book, gives the critical light to the Torah's other books around it.

Parshas Vayikra

7 Adar II 5776 – March 16, 2016
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Vayikra: How To Read the Book of Vayikra

Aleph Beta helps us learn how to read the perplexing book of Leviticus.

The Curse of Fluency

3 Adar II 5776 – March 13, 2016
The quality of our prayers may have to take precedence over quantity, some may no longer work for us

No Late Lions In The Temple

2 Adar II 5776 – March 11, 2016
When a lion roars, who is not afraid?

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