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Why

25 Adar I 5776 – March 4, 2016
What is the reason for a mitzvah and which G-dly trait does it sharpen and enhance within me?

Q & A: Amen (Part IX)

24 Adar I 5776 – March 3, 2016
What is the exact meaning of amen and where does the word come from? David H. (Via E-Mail)

Redeeming Relevance: Vayekhel: A Personal Donation

The Mishkan's building was a situation where the process was at least as important as the result

Can We Build The Beis Hamikdash Today?

David Hamelech desired to build the Beis Hamikdash and, as a result, it was built.

Daf Yomi

Excluding The Excluded ‘You Are Permitted To Any Man But My Father…’ (Gittin 85a)

Machatzis Hashekel (Half-Shekel)

"The value of silver, in comparison to other items, has dropped precipitously in the past few centuries," replied Rabbi Dayan.

Mysterious Magic

Donations were valued at the same level of 'Thought Guided Purposeful Creativity' as the actual work

Men Are From Mars

One of the causes of this breakdown is the misuse of the very system Hashem put into man to allow him to flourish.

Kaparah

After all, the exact amount one will make throughout the year is determined on Rosh Hashanah. It was only during Rosh Hashanah davening that I realized exactly what the kaparah was for.

The Sabbath: First Or Last Day?

For G-d, the Sabbath was the last day of the week; for human beings, it was the first.

Gratitude: Great Pillar Of Our Faith

To learn "Gratitude" learn and use the words, "Thank You" to G-d for his kindnesses, and to others

Vayakhel: How Can I Take A Step Towards God?

22 Adar I 5776 – March 2, 2016
Why would the Israelites build the Mishkan differently than God commanded? What does this teach us?

A Day Of Transformation

18 Adar I 5776 – February 26, 2016
The status of a vessel or a tool is dependent on its purpose.

Redeeming Relevance: Ki Tissa

17 Adar I 5776 – February 25, 2016
Paradoxically, it is when we confront evil we have the opportunity to make the world a better place.

Earthly Tourists

What our body manages to do in this world together with its soul will determine our ethereal world

Miracles at the Kotel

The woman closest to her smiled and said, "I'm not, but my great grandmother was, and I like Jewish people."

The Closeness Of God

The paradox of Jewish spirituality: No religion holds God higher, but none feels Him closer

Finding Nemo

What makes fish different from all other creatures? They definitely have many unique qualities, such as the fact that they swim, live in the water, etc.

Counting Jews

But why then were kohanim allowed to be counted in the Beis Hamikdash via their fingers? Why is counting fingers different from counting people?

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