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19 Av 5777 – August 10, 2017
13 Av 5777 – August 4, 2017
5 Av 5777 – July 27, 2017

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

Has the Time for the Redemption Arrived?

17 Heshvan 5775 – November 10, 2014
If we do things right, this year might even be the year of the final redemption!

Vayeira: The Binding of Isaac

14 Heshvan 5775 – November 6, 2014
God wanted to establish the principle that children are not the property of their parents.

How Not to Have Too Much Integrity on Yom Kippur

23 Elul 5774 – September 17, 2014
Jonah objected to God accepting repentance based on ulterior motives and likely for short duration.

Israel and the Nations

6 Elul 5774 – August 31, 2014
It is in the nature of the Nations of the World to be hostile towards the Jewish People.

The Rebellious City

25 Av 5774 – August 20, 2014
A bit of (non-Jewish) history can help us understand this week’s Torah portion: In the early 1500s, the Catholic church was being fundamentally challenged...

A History of National Responsibility

4 Av 5774 – July 31, 2014
Unlike the two and a half tribes, when we walk in front of G-d, we must be perfect in our motivation

The Waters of the Lord

26 Tammuz 5774 – July 23, 2014
Today, we remain Hashem's nachal.

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