Newsletter

SEVENTY WOLVES


In the old, old days, long before I became observant, I lived in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a world of wealthy, assimilated Jews who fled the Torah as if it were poison. From nursery all the way through twelfth grade, I attended what was considered an “elite” private school. Our class, numbering about one hundred, was composed almost exclusively of assimilated Jews, with a smattering of others as a result of the school’s liberal philosophy. Feelings of guilt as a result of our comfortable lifestyle made it almost mandatory to include a few non-Jews.  

view

 

Recent Posts


Tags

Tu b'Shvat Jerusalem Solomon Holocaust Rebbe patriarchs'matriarchs judgement survival Judaism cries shield of Abraham Earth earthquake ethics Chafetz Chaim matzos Edom synagogue Western Wall Maimonides Baku Rashi Heavenly Mercy Aharon spiritual seder Shushan Maccabeans Psalms Judah Malbim idol danger Babylon siddur Esther Garden of Eden redemption Passover Seder Abrahem Sukkah Parsha Jew spirituality patriarchs cholent Rebecca Leah barley repent secret mikveh prayer prayers Rosh Hashana death murder Angel of Death Jewish People night Ruth heavenly gates Teshuva miracle slavery Greeks dreams Midrash purity Hebrew messiah Moshaich spies Chofetz Chaim Prophecy kinneret Mount Sinai Ten Commandments Hashem Zechariah G-d Father in Heaven Tzuk etan bible evolution hubris America bird Boaz Isaiah Chol haMoed Yom Kippur fragrance Song of Songs Abraham Psalm commandment repentance Shavuos Torah portion Macabees High Priest ancestors kosher bris milah sun blessing Nation of Israel Banias Moshiach Land of Israel Sukkos Shabbos plague Tallis Amram Yerushalayim meraglim brotherhood eternal media United Nations darkness eternity song Balak heavenly throne tablets deluge idolatry self-worship Tu b'Av esrog mitzva soul rabbi Red Heifer Ammon culture Temple paradise Jeremiah fires Sefiras haOmer Talmud Benjamin forefathers minyan trees fault Protective edge Judgement Day Jews world to come Jacob Rosh Hashanah Master of the Universe water biblical Beit Hamikdash Sea of Galilee Exodus Ishmael Tisha b'Av shofar Rome prophet Samuel creation violence Matriarchs Shechina pain Holy Ark Samuel Eve compassion terrorists Hasmoneans India liberation lights Yaakov Israel Sabbath three weeks holy Galil Gog enemies Temple Mount Amalek miracles Miriam Canaan priests stars Achashveirosh king Babylonia materialism King of the Universe Torah scholars Genesis David Laban moon evil inclination Lunar eclipse Faith Creator light Golan Eglon exile Magog mitzvos Lot angels Ishmeal Day of Atonement Children of Israel salvation Rachel Sages angel Blame fear Passover Rabbi Akiva Mordechai heaven tremors yeshiva tears Rabbis pray 2020 Vision Holy land Ishamael Bais Hamikdosh Day of Judgement Egypt Jewish festival Matisyahu Holiness automobiles God Hagar Miraglim peace terror resurrection Torah High Holy Days Golus incense Tefillin Chanukkah menorah missiles flood King David Haman sacrifices Ezekiel Final redemption chaos Golden Calf Red Sea Repentence Moshe war Solar eclipse locusts rain End of Days Mount Zion Bilaam Geula Sephardi Chanukah New Moon Holy Temple tabernacle shmittah Second Temple Divine presence sin Moses Samuel the Prophet Jewish Jewish holidays kiddush keys Sarah Terror Attack in Jerusalem stones Joseph yarmulke Zohar prophets slaves prophet logic redeemer Isaac Ashkenazi King Solomon Western World rosh chodesh Noah kesuba prayer book gossip Adam chessed Raiders of the Lost Ark Esau Elul persecution Zion Purim Europe mikveh, Sabbath terrorist Sodom Moab Avraham holiday Pinchas leprosy Pharaoh Mount Hermon Zion, Angel evil alone sanctity terrorism Dead Sea

Archive