Pirkei Avot – Chapter 1: Mishna 14

“The soul is always looking to further fill an ongoing, insatiable need.

Pesach Sheni: The Holiday of Second Chances

“Pesach Sheni, the holiday of second chances, reminds us that we can always change our steps and return home.

Ethics of the Fathers: Chapter 1

Torah is an expression of Divine Will and Wisdom. Through Torah study, we connect to the Wisdom of Hashem, and through the performance of practical mitzvot, we fulfill the Will of Hashem.

Ethics of the Fathers (Pirkei Avot) 1:1

The place where the Torah was given was [on the ‘Mountain of Sinai’] in the ‘Desert of Sinai’. Spiritually these two Sinai’s represent two levels of humility

Learn Hebrew: Pirkei Avot

“Pirkei Avot is a compilation of teachings from the Sages of the Mishnah compiled in Israel some 1800 years ago.

Rosh Chodesh Iyar

Today is the first day of the month of Iyar (אייר). Our sages explain that the acronym for this month is: “I am Hashem, your healer”

Better Living Through Counting | SECRETS of the Omer

“We start counting the Omer on the second night, because after having experienced a total cleansing of all ego, now we can start replacing our emotions, our character, one step at a time, but this time, without ego.

Sefirat HaOmer – A Unique Opportunity for Self-Refinement

The period of Sefirat HaOmer offers us a unique opportunity to work on improving our midot (character traits).

Sefirat Ha’Omer/Counting of the Omer

We are commanded to count seven weeks from the time that the omer, the new barley offering, was brought in the Beit HaMikdash.

A Spiritual Guide to the Counting of the Omer: Forty-Nine Steps to Personal Refinement

“With the mitzvah of counting the 49 days, known as Sefirat Ha’Omer, the Torah invites us on a journey into the human psyche, into the soul.