Tefillat HaSheLah – “A Parent’s Prayer”

“This special prayer was composed by the SheLah Hakadosh (Rabbi Isaiah ben Abraham HaLevi Horowitz) to express the prayers of parents on behalf of their children.

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”

The Joy of Adar

“In the month of Adar – the eve of Nisan, when the Almighty’s miraculous Providence was revealed – another stage was added in the destruction of the seed of Amalek.

Adar: The Month of Mazal – Post 2

“Adar is a propitious month for protection, for improving ourselves and for joy, which reaches greater and greater levels as we progress through the two Adars.”

Adar: The Month of Mazal – Post 1

“The aspect of the soul that is contained within a person is actually a spark of the person’s root Neshama, which stays above.

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.