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What is our Value as Women?

To watch recording click on the following link:      Today I’d like to address this message to our women. It’s not often that women are highlighted in the Torah, unless they had a unique role. Sarah was one of these, so much so that our sages used her name in the title of this Parashah, […]

“The Power of our Actions”

Blog Vayera 5782 This week’s portion is Vayera “And appeared” וַיֵּרָא. In my opinion, this word can also be understood as “the Divine Presence manifested itself” in a situation, in a moment, and a specific person: Abraham. When we get up in the morning, we recite a beautiful prayer called “Modeh Ani” (I give thanks מודה אני). […]

“Where are you?”

Bereshit 29 Tishrei 5782 When we are children, the only thing we are interested in is today.  When we get older, if we are wise, we realize that we need to face our past before we are able to move on to a healthy future. That’s what the Torah does for us. Before I came back […]

The Song of Life

Parashat Ha’azinu 5782 Parashat Ha’azinu is the song in which Moshe says goodbye to the people of Israel after having led them through the desert and is now approaching his death. This song describes the history of our people and their relationship with the Creator in a nutshell. Here Moshe speaks mostly about the future, […]

Yom Kippur 10 Tishrei 5782 In Jewish tradition, Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement is the holiest day of the year; however, the Torah says that all the Moedim, God’s Appointed Times hold equal value.  It is believed that on this special day we will be forgiven for all our sins as if there is only one day when can […]