Happy Ney Year - Rosh Hashanah!
  • Darkness and Light

    Darkness and Light

    The redemption of Israel has consequences not only for the nation of Israel, which returns to freedom and to its original identity, it is also important for all the nations of the world. And this is true not only in the political realm but also in th...

  • “Not in Haste”

    “Not in Haste”

    The word “chipazon” – haste – appears only three times in the entire Bible. Two of the times are in the Torah: “Eat it in haste, it is Pesach for G-d” [Shemot 12:11], and “For you left Egypt in haste” [Deuteronomy 16:3]. The third time is in the Haft...

  • “I am Their Deeds”

    “I am Their Deeds”

    (Written for those whose custom is to read the Haftarah of Rosh Chodesh even for the month of Elul.) The essence of Rosh Chodesh (the beginning of a new month) is renewal, based on returning to the beginning. We look back at the beginning of creation...

  • G-d of All Gods

    G-d of All Gods

    The belief in “yichud” – G-d as something unique and special, with nothing else that can be compared to Him – raises a fair amount of difficulties when we try to understand the verses in the Bible. The straightforward language of the Bible impl...

  • Like Sodom

    Like Sodom

    The strong words in the prophecy of Isaiah, son of Amoz, which include the harshest phrases ever to be used against the Children of Israel in the entire Bible, reach the peak of their sting when the prophet compares the nation of Israel to Sodom and ...

  • Half of the Tribe of Manasseh

    Half of the Tribe of Manasseh

    The tribes of Reuben and Gad came to Moses and asked to get possession of the land on the eastern side of the Jordan River. This is part of the Land of Israel but not within the Land of Canaan. The Land of Canaan does not share any borders with a for...

  • A Sound of Silence

    A Sound of Silence

    What is the meaning of the Divine revelation to the Prophet Elijah at Mount Horeb? The explanation given by Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook is well known, that in a way it was a lesson for Elijah, accompanied by a scolding, since his zealous defense of G-d was ...

  • Jephthah in his Generation

    Jephthah in his Generation

    Jephthah is not considered an especially outstanding man, not in Torah wisdom and not as a public leader. The sages list him as one of the “minor people” of the world, whose lack of seriousness cost him the life of his daughter. He collec...

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Must a Noahide learn Hebrew?

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Bat Noach – A New Life!

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Cain’s Soul

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9th of Av

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Pesach: doing mitzvot

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conversion or not

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