Newsletter

CULTURE OF SELF-WORSHIP


The “wicked Greek kingdom” in the time of the Maccabeans was so dangerous that we commemorate our liberation thousands of years later. What was the problem? How exactly did the Greeks attempt “to make Your people Israel …. forget Your Torah and compel them to stray from the statutes of Your Will?” 

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

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

Archive