This Week's Articles

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Lament or Smile?

Everyone waits for summer and here it is, one of the happiest times of the year. During normal times, things slow down and life...

Bizarre

We are living in strange times. Since the era of Covid began, the world has taken a bizarre turn. Until then, we could usually...

Say It With Love

This week’s parsha of Devorim opens with Moshe Rabbeinu admonishing the Jewish people for the various sins they committed during the forty years they...

Moving Forward

The period of the Three Weeks, when we mourn the destruction of the Bais Hamikdosh and its implications, has begun. We feel and fear...

Bold & Fearless

People struggle with direction on how to act and react when confounding situations arise. New diseases that have never been previously encountered pop up...

With Faith & Confidence

Chazal (Avos 5:19) teach that if a person has a good eye and a humble spirit and soul, he is a student of Avrohom...

Content

At the first gathering of the Bnei Yisroel, the twelve pillars of our nation surrounded their father as he lay ill in Mitzrayim shortly...

Keep Hope Alive

This week’s parsha opens with the tragic episode of the meraglim sent to scout Eretz Yisroel. The posuk relates that the perpetrators were all...

My Fear

If you have ever wondered how dictatorships take root in once-great republics, recent occurrences in this still great country could help you understand how...

Chaos and Confusion

This year is turning out to be quite a difficult one. A new virus that emanated from China is affecting millions of people around...

Listen & Do

We have something unique that no other nation has. We have the Torah that empowers us with the ability to soar above all, to...

Our Identity

There is a debate raging in this country that affects every one of us. Should the country reopen or should it remain shut? Should...

Be Optimistic

Chazal say that we live in an “alma deshikra,” a world of lies. Truth plays a small supportive role, if at all, in what...

It’s the Jews Again

Along with the tragic deaths and debilitating illnesses brought on by the Chinese virus there is repackaged, recharged anti-Semitism. The allegations don’t have to...

Holy People

It is now over seven weeks since we were introduced to the coronavirus and locked into our homes. Since then, thousands have died and...

Broken Hearts, Heartfelt Losses

Our people have not experienced as difficult a period as we are living through now since the awful days of the Holocaust. We have...

In the Merit of Emunah

At the Seder, we raise the matzah and recite Ha Lachma Anya to open the Maggid section. We say that the matzah we are...

Faith, Not Fear

Time has stopped. A giant hold button has been pressed and everything has paused. Everything that was so important a couple of weeks ago...

Our Nisayon

People are confounded. They don’t know what they should be thinking now. As coronavirus spreads, the world panics hysterically. Thankfully, so far, only a...

Still Happy

Here we are, days after Purim, with the feelings and sounds of joy reverberating in our souls, perplexed by what we can do to...