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11 Nisan 5777 – April 6, 2017
3 Nisan 5777 – March 30, 2017
26 Adar 5777 – March 23, 2017

The Megillah Of 5777

12 Adar 5777 – March 9, 2017
Donald Trump’s election was a complete surprise to many. In fact every poll predicted that he would lose. How were they all so wrong?

Let Torah Unite Us

4 Adar 5777 – March 1, 2017
As Purim approaches, and as we open the megillah, I can’t help but think about how, sadly, we are too often united because of dangers facing our people.

Perpetual Aspirations

28 Shevat 5777 – February 23, 2017
The obvious question is why Hashem decided to give this mitzvah right at the time when we were leaving Mitzrayim?

Hashiva Shoftenu K’varishona

21 Shevat 5777 – February 16, 2017
There are great accolades and rewards promised for one who judges honestly.

Tu B’Shevat

14 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
Interestingly, eating fruits of Eretz Yisrael is mentioned twice in the berachah of Al Hamichyah.

A New Era

7 Shevat 5777 – February 2, 2017
The lack of routine condemnation from the United States of Israel’s announced 2,500 new settlement houses is certainly encouraging.

Inaugural Introspection

29 Tevet 5777 – January 26, 2017
A phenomenon that allows this process to occur is the credence, admiration, and relevance that our culture affords to celebrities and athletes.

Lashon Tova

12 Sivan 5776 – June 17, 2016
What has become clear from modern studies of the brain is that we can control our emotions and our thoughts.

Pesach Memories

15 Nisan 5776 – April 22, 2016
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Rosh Chodesh: It Isn’t Just For Women

23 Av 5775 – August 7, 2015
I take umbrage with the perspective that this is a "woman's holiday."

The Holy Game Of Hide & Seek

8 Adar 5775 – February 26, 2015
What fish-like characteristics does this month have that it should be exemplified in such a way?

On Science And The Sages

29 Tevet 5775 – January 19, 2015
I think that we have to follow the approach of the Tannaim and Amoraim. They followed the latest scientific developments of their time.

Tackling The Torah’s Ambiguities: A Reflection On Methodology

12 Tevet 5775 – January 2, 2015
In their zeal to uphold the law, they became destroyers rather than builders.

Tzitzis: A Deeper Look

5 Tevet 5775 – December 26, 2014
Why is the tzitzis reminder on our clothing? How does it remind us that there are 613 mitzvos?

Faith In The Candles

28 Kislev 5775 – December 19, 2014
It would have been understandable for these great warriors to become dispirited.

The Struggle

The travail of Yosef was undoubtedly the greatest trauma of Yaakov’s life, which certainly knew its share of hardships.

Parshas Miketz: The Death Of A Dream

Yosef, in interpreting the first set of dreams, performed in a manner that was clearly miraculous to all.

Combating The Influences

Chazal teach us that we need to be “sur may’rah v’asei tov,”avoid bad and do good.

The Great Chase

When we celebrate the completion of learning a section of Torah, we recite the Hadran.

Leadership in Genesis and in the Bible

16 Kislev 5775 – December 8, 2014
Judah concedes he was wrong&feels regret; THAT is precisely what qualifies his house for leadership

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