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Difficulties in Life – Impetus for Growth – Parashat Ekev

In this week’s parasha, Parashat Ekev, Moshe continues delivering his monumental speech before Bnei Yisrael prior to his passing.  The speech is peppered with deep messages on Jewish philosophy and tools for proper and wise functioning in our daily life. Everyone faces difficulties in life. Some people face financial challenges, others relationship troubles, and still … Continue reading Difficulties in Life – Impetus for Growth – Parashat Ekev

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A Journey on the Wings of an Eagle – Parashat Haazinu

Most parashat Haazinu is a poem dealing with the connection between the Creator and Bnei Yisrael throughout the generations.  Naturally, the poem touches also upon the glorious periods when the nation walked in the path of God and He was close to them, as well as the difficult times when the nation veered away from … Continue reading A Journey on the Wings of an Eagle – Parashat Haazinu

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Our Father is Light…

Light, the source of all color, is symbolic of the Presence of God for color cannot exist without Light. Our Creator brought color to life throughout creation by His Light. On Shabbat, the lighting of candles is the beginning of an appointed time where one steps-back from the world into the Peace of the Light … Continue reading Our Father is Light…

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The Path to Love – Parashat Vaetchanan

In this week’s parasha, Vaetchanan, Moshe continues with his final words before Am Yisrael.  The tells the story of receiving the Torah, proclaims the Ten Commandments, and teaches them the chapter of “Shma Yisrael”, Hear O Israel, which is written in teffilin and mezuzot, and had been recited by Am Yisrael daily – morning and … Continue reading The Path to Love – Parashat Vaetchanan

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Words Spoken from the Heart Parashat Dvarim

Words Spoken from the Heart – Parashat Dvarim

This week, we begin reading from the book of Dvarim, Hebrew for “words”. The book, as its name suggests, deals almost entirely with the speech given by Moshe to Am Yisrael before the nation entered the Land of Israel. Moshe reviews the journey through the desert, raises lessons learned, encourages and admonishes, screams and whispers, … Continue reading Words Spoken from the Heart – Parashat Dvarim

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Choosing Not to Choose – Parashat Matot

Choosing Not to Choose – Parashat Matot

As human beings, one of our moral obligations is to stand by our word. In the eyes of Judaism, man’s speech is considered something “sacred”. Therefore, the non-fulfillment of an oath is considered “desecration”, as it says in this week’s parasha – Matot: If a man makes a vow to the Lord or makes an … Continue reading Choosing Not to Choose – Parashat Matot

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