There is a startling transition in this week’s Torah portion from the depths of Amalek to the heights of consolation in the reading from the Prophets. The Torah portion dealing with Amalek bears a great deal of thought. This is the nation which hates us most, the nation whose presence will trouble the world until the time of the Messiah.
Last week I wrote about the heroic life of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h.
We were in Israel when we heard the news of her passing. We knew that we had to fly back to America, but the funeral was the next morning. We tried to book the midnight flight, but it was full, so we wound up taking the first flight the next morning.
Working Towards Moshiach
We live in chaotic times. No secret there. But with Torah as our guide, we can rise above the tumult, just as Noah’s Ark rose above the floodwaters of a drowning world.
Organized according to the weekly pershah, Working Towards Moshiach is a spiritual boost in the arm against troubled times. Roy Neuberger’s inspiring mix of Torah insights, stories and personal reflections provides the beacon of light and encouragement we all need to see beyond today’s headlines.