Haazinu 5780. How do you Affect Others? How do They Influence You?
...the alternation or reverberation of praise, as one person begins, spurring the next person to burst into song, leading to a crescendo of
Vayelech 5780. When was the Torah Written?
Is Revelation a gradual process, responsive to this-wordly events? Or is it an eminence from the Divine, a supernal document that is reveale
Nitzavim 5779. Living Each Day "Today!"
Sometimes we are burdened by the past. Sometimes we find it hard to make a long-term commitment. Can we learn to live each day like it is &q
Ki Tavo 5779: Turning a Curse into a Prayer
The Rebbe said, "We have nothing to be afraid of. Let God hear in a loud voice all of our suffering and humiliations..."
Ki Tetze. Chain Effect!
We can at times generate a positive religious energy where we delight in thickening our Jewish world, as we add mitzva to mitzva, building o
Shoftim. Can Our Leaders be Humble?
"The king is the ideal citizen...more a student of the law than a ruler." Both king and commoner have a common goal: to fear God!
Reeh 5779. Milk and Meat. Is it Immoral?
To boil a kid in its mother’s milk is a cruel upturning of the motherly nature. The very substance that nurtures and gives life is being use
Ekev 5779. Broken Tablets, Broken People, Broken Faith
How can the broken, smashed tablets of stone, teach us about suffering and pain in our own communities?
VaEtchanan 5799. Parents and Children
The family is the foundry of faith. Through the education and instruction given by parent, the values of the child are forged, among these,
Devarim. Timeless Torah; Timely Torah
By translating Torah into seventy languages, Moses is asserting that the Torah has what to say to every culture.