David
Even King David Made Mistakes

Even King David Made Mistakes

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz When I was learning Hebrew, there was a young man in my class who spent more time listening to Israeli street slang than the teacher. One day, while we were relaxing outside, he strolled over with a smug look on...

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The Real Victory of Psalm 4

The Real Victory of Psalm 4

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz King David was a complicated person. Perhaps the most perplexing part of his life was his dual identities as a musician and as a warrior. David went from playing his harp to soothe King Saul, to having run from...

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Respond to Suffering Like King David

Respond to Suffering Like King David

By Rabbi Avi Baumol Throughout our lives, either for reasons we create, or for reasons unbeknownst to us, we experience tragedies, feel pain and suffer.  Why?   This Jobian question disturbs us throughout our period of distress, and...

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Where are We in the Messianic Process?

Where are We in the Messianic Process?

Many people believe that Judaism is not ‘Messianic’, and that observant Jews are only concerned about performing commandments. But one of the commandments, as enumerated by Maimonides, is to anticipate that the Messiah will arrive at any...

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