A Modern Chanukah Miracle By Ariella Bracha Waldinger Salvation on the Heels of Death One year ago, during the holy, joyous festival of Chanukah, that celebrates the epic miracles wrought by G-d on behalf of the Jewish people, death claimed the husband of a dear friend named Shoshana. Shoshana is a healer, a... Continue Reading →
Aliyah, Teshuva and Israelis: What do They Share in Common?
Aliyah, Teshuva and Israelis: What do They Share in Common? Aliyah, teshuva and Israelis: What do they share in common? They can be: Stressful! Scary! Humbling! Frustrating! Challenging! Hard work! Anger-Inducing! But ultimately all three can bring us into greatness if we open ourselves up to truth. When the initial shock of making Aliyah begins to... Continue Reading →
Aliyah & Rosh HaShana: Their Commonalities and Connectors
Aliyah & Rosh HaShana: Their Commonalities and Connectors By Ariella Bracha Waldinger Every change in perspective creates a new beginning just as every new beginning creates a change of perspective. I love new beginnings and the feeling of a new start. I also appreciate and value a change in perspective, as new and relevant information... Continue Reading →
Yom Yerushalayim Next Week!
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Survival and Fulfillment – Thoughts on Yom HaAtzma’ut
Dynamic Torah From Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein zt’zl Even though the Yom Ha’atzmaut national holiday is a week behind us, I wanted to share a dynamic and insightful Torah teaching from the towering religious figure named Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, who left this world April 20th. I believe it can shed light on the enormous power and... Continue Reading →
The Rabbi and the Professor
The Rabbi and the Professor.
Yom HaZikaron: A Lesson in Pictures
Yom HaShoah, Pesach and Aliyah, in the Words of Rabbi Nachman Kahana
I want to share these powerful words of Torah and reflection on Yom HaShoah, Pesach and the immediate need for aliyah from HaRav Nachman Kahana. They were written yesterday, but still a very timely and important message. BS”D Parashat Tazria-Metzora 5775 A: Yom HaShoah Ve’hagvura Tomorrow on the 27th of Nisan, we will commemorate collectively and... Continue Reading →
By the Light of a Candle
By the Light of a Candle Bedikat chametz: the search for chametz By Ariella Bracha Waldinger As the eve of Passover fast approaches, it is vital to acquire a spiritual understanding of the depth and beauty hidden in the mitzvah of the search for chametz. Chametz is defined as a food that is made of... Continue Reading →
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