Shvat: Filling the Bucket

“The mission of the Jewish people is to serve as a spiritual bucket, pouring out spiritual ‘water’ by making the Torah’s teaching accessible to the entire world

Souls in the Rain

“The Hebrew month of Cheshvan is the time to build a genuine relationship with our marriage Partner in our everyday lives.

End Of Tishrei – Unpacking The Merchandise

“A Jew [during]…the month of Tishrei acquires a lot of merchandise: …yiras shamayim (Fear of Heaven), …Ahavas Yisroel (Love for a fellow Jew), …hiddur mitzvah(enhancement of a mitzvah), …the spirit of the mitzvah.   He makes a lot of good resolutions and commitments about how he’s going to conduct himself throughout the year. All of…… Continue reading End Of Tishrei – Unpacking The Merchandise

The King is in the Field

“The [dominant theme] that runs throughout the month of Elul is that a disadvantaged time may be transformed into an opportunity, if… we are able to understand that the situation is a starting point from which we can move forward… with the firm belief that God is Infinite and Omnipresent even in what seems to…… Continue reading The King is in the Field

The King in the Field

“Elul is a time to prepare for the ‘Days of Awe’ of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur by repenting the failings of the past and resolving for the future; to immerse oneself in Torah study, prayer and charitable activities.

The Nine Days of Mourning

“Whatever we must live through is purposeful, and for our ultimate good.

Tefillat HaSheLah – “A Parent’s Prayer”

This special prayer was composed by the SheLah Hakadosh to express the prayers of parents on behalf of their children.

When the Month of Adar Enters, Joy Increases

“When the month of Adar enters, joy is increased” – Talmud, Ta’anit 29a

Mercy Month

“Elul is when we concentrate on guiding our wills toward the will of G‑d

Two Kinds of Good: Lessons for the Month of Tammuz

“Through our stumbling and our suffering, G‑d trains us to see the good that hides in the ordeals and dark pits of our life