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Can You Comfort a Friend?

Blog Chukkat Tammuz 10 5779 בלוג חֻקַּת, י’ תמוז תשע”ט Chukkat comes from the Hebrew word chok – חוק which means statute, ordinance or regulation that alludes to the fact that there is no clear understanding of the meaning. Even King Solomon in all his wisdom could not explain how something unclean could make something […]

With Whom Do You Stand!

Blog Korach Tammuz 3 5779 בלוג קֹרַח, ג’ תמוז תשע”ט The story of Korach, the cousin of Moshe Rabeinu, shows us the problems that can arise in our families when we do not communicate but instead attack because we have not clarified our issues. Korach was a leader and it seems that he was quite […]

A Tribute to our Righteous Gentiles!

Blog Shelach Lekha Sivan 26 5779 בלוג שְׁלַח-לְךָ, כ”ו סיון תשע”ט A Tribute to our Righteous Gentiles! Shelach Lekha is the portion in which twelves scouts were sent to reconnoiter the land that the Creator was going to give to the people of Israel. If the Creator said that He was giving them the land, […]

Are You a Smoker?

Blog Behalotecha Sivan 19th 5779 בלוג בְּהַעֲלֹתְךָ, י”ט סיון תשע”ט This portion Behalotecha begins with the ordinances for lighting the menorah. What principles can we glean from it to apply to our lives today? We live in a world in which most people do not look to be a light to others, rather they prefer […]