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 →

Yom HaZikaron – Memorial Day

Fallen Soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces Today marks the Memorial Day for the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces who have fallen in the line of duty. We shall now publish the following remarks (with some additional explanations) which were made by Maran Rabbeinu Ovadia Yosefzt”l approximately thirty years ago at a Memorial Day... Continue Reading →

Reflections on Holocaust Remembrance

The Frightening Reality of Choice: Reflections on Holocaust Remembrance by Ariella Bracha Waldinger Free choice is one of G-ds premier gifts to mankind. We are called upon every single day to make choices whether mundane ones or life altering ones and these decisions have far reaching consequences. It has been said that making good choices... 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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