Why You Should Be a Proud Jew

“When Jethro heard of the powerful institutions of Judaism…he fell in love with Torah and joined the People of the Book.

Living on a Prayer – Parashas Beshalach

“HKBH is with us and without His partnership with us, without His accompanying us on our everyday challenges, in our everyday needs, in our everyday occupations, then we wouldn’t have bread to eat from, we wouldn’t have success in our wars.

The New Moon

“Why did Moses have a problem with the moon’s renewal?

Parashat Vaera: The Ten Plagues and Creation

“Each of the ten plagues delivered upon Egypt corresponds to one of [the] ten ‘Ma’amarot’ -pronouncements – [which G-d used to create the world]… What is the meaning behind this correspondence?

Unifying the Physical and Spiritual

“One of Judaism’s basic goals is the unification of the physical and spiritual realms, both on the practical and mystical levels.

Two-minute drill – Parshat Vayechi

“Why do we bless our children to be like Ephraim and Menashe?

What does “Jew” mean? – Parshat Vayigash

“The job of the Jewish people in this world is to testify that there is a G-d.

Wake Up Calls

“It’s not easy to change ingrained habits. But Chanukah, which…falls during this week’s Parshah [Miketz], carries with it a relevant message in this regard. Take one day at a time. One doesn’t have to do it all at once. One light at a time is all it takes.

In the Merit of Esav

“When R’ Yochanan ben Zakkai asked his disciples to go and see which is the best quality to which a man should cling, his disciple R’ Eliezer answered: ‘A good eye’. What he meant here was…the ability to see the good in a person or situation.

Parshas Vayeitzei

“Ya’akov Avinu…went to his destination in order to extend the greatness of HaShem’s Presence even to a place where His Presence was hidden.