Newsletter

WE ARE ORPHANS!


We have arrived once again at that moment, painful for me, when we leave the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, not to meet again until next year. It is like mourning for one’s parents. How can we go on?

Just who were these angelic but achingly real people? 

view
WHAT IS DARKNESS?


“Blessed are You, L-rd, our G-d, King of the Universe, Who forms light and creates darkness, makes peace and creates all” (Morning Service).

Like anything written by our sages, these words are filled with eternal significance.  

view
ANA HASHEM HOSHIA NA … PLEASE G-D, SAVE US!


“Jacob was left alone and a man wrestled with him until the break of dawn.” (Genesis 32:25)

Who was more alone than our father Jacob? Jacob is alone and his children are alone. “Behold! It is a nation that will dwell in solitude and not be reckoned among the nations.” (Numbers 23:9) That is our unique position in the world and also our strength. 

view

 

Recent Posts


Tags

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

Archive