By Rabbi Tuly Weisz Every year, the Jewish people read the Book of Ruth on the holiday of Shavuot (Pentecost), which falls out towards the end of May or early June. Shavuot is one of the three...
Light at a Time of Darkness
By Rabbi Elie Mischel Though the Book of Ruth is a personal story describing tragic and heroic individuals, it is a personal story with national implications. The extraordinary kindness that Ruth,...
Grab a Wife and Find Joy!
By Rabbi Elie Mischel “Awake, awake, O Zion! Clothe yourself in splendor; put on your robes of majesty, Jerusalem, holy city! For the uncircumcised and the unclean shall never enter you again”...
The Multifaceted Nature of Prayer
By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz There is an urban myth that Eskimos have 50 words for snow. I don’t know if that is true, but I do know that there are a lot of different words in Hebrew used to describe...
Is Civil War on the Horizon?
By Rabbi Elie Mischel “It’s time for Americans to wake up to a fundamental reality: the continued unity of the United States of America cannot be guaranteed. At this moment in history, there is not...
From Dragons to Banners
By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz I hate tests. I never understood the point of throwing a difficult problem at someone in order to see what they know or what they can do. As a teacher, I preferred to sit...
You Think YOU Have Family Challenges…
By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz I am always amazed that there seems to be a specific Psalm for every occasion and situation. David must have been in constant dialogue with God. This reminds me of the...
The Month of Redemption
By Chaim Barzel “God said to Moshe and Aharon in the land of Egypt: This month shall mark for you the beginning of the months; it shall be the first of the months of the year for you.” (Exodus...
Do We Control Our Fate?
By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz My best friend, Jack, is a no-nonsense person who isn't interested in engaging in philosophical or spiritual discussions that he perceives as pretentious or pompous. While...
The Welcoming Idolater
Rabbi Elie Mischel As I read the story of Micah and his idol, I was bowled over by this man’s sheer audacity. According to Jewish tradition, Micah established a house of idolatry a mere three miles...
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