Illusion ceases to play its game when you can grab it. Its whole power lies in its inability to be grasped.
The Jewish Year
Entertainment picks beckon
The taste suddenly ashen
Why It’s Still Burning They were walking in front of me, On the way to shul. They were all dressed up, Heeding each fashion rule. I could just imagine Their kind of talk. All the latest gossip Would take up their walk. Undoubtedly judging others, like: “That one could use tips!” Divrei Torah? Far from Read more
Layers of soot and smoldering ash coat every alley.
The Third Temple,
Shining above us
Like a distant star
The Gemara says, “A person’s given name expresses his essence.” The letters of Korach’s name are an acronym for his demise.
Ruth brought something into the Jewish people that enabled King David to fight his battles – and win.
The Holiday of Shavuot is known under many different names. By elaborating on the meanings of the holiday’s different names, we can gain a better appreciation for the ideas associated with the holiday.
The letters of His speech are the source of Creation.
The countdown from Pessah to Shavuot contains us a lesson about how we become a nation of priests. Just as seeds must be sown in prepared ground, nourished and watered and weeded, so the fate of nations and individuals is contingent upon law and justice.