Vayetze. Which Yeshiva Did Yaakov Attend?
We grow up on our parents' Judaism but it isn't sufficient. We need to move away, to reexamine and to reconstruct our own religious world.
Vayetze: The Value of Self-Doubt
Because we are only human - like Jacob - we always have a choice to live up to our values or to fall short. We may never become complacent.
Vayechi. The Lessons of Diversity
Our Jewish world has many different sectors. Each has its own ideology and emphasis. But can we also appreciate and learn from each other?
Vayetze: Yaakov's Work-Ethic
"The implicit idea in all the advertising you see is that, ideally, you shouldn’t work at all... work is a necessary evil!
The most vital substances are the most prevalent in nature, because God, in his great wisdom, designed the world to provide the essentials.