Fasting: Uncovering Our Essence

Fasting enables us to discover what is truly important to us. by: Rabbi Dovid Rosenfeld (taken from Fasting always seemed so counterproductive to me. Most of the Jewish fast days commemorate catastrophes which occurred in our distant past. When tragedies … Read More

The Beauty and The Light

The Beauty and the Light The Greeks enlightened the world with art, philosophy and science. So why does Torah associate the Greeks with forces of darkness? By: Dina Coopersmith (taken from The Chanukah story took place during the time … Read More

Cheshvan: Facing the Ordinary

Now is the time to put into action all the hopes, prayers and resolutions we made at the start of the Jewish New Year.   by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller (Taken from   Our feet are on the floor again. Tishrei, … Read More

Why Judgment?

Why Judgment? On Rosh Hashanah, the Day of Judgment, we don’t spend the day pleading for our lives to be spared. Why not? by Rabbi Noson Weisz (taken from   This Shabbat is Rosh Hashana and we shall all be … Read More

Walking with G-d

Taken from Ekev(Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) Walking with God Human cloning is a hot topic and there is much debate medically and ethically. But how do we understand cloning from a metaphysical perspective? In this week’s Parsha, the Torah tells us … Read More