Why we try to be like angels, and why angels appear in High Holy Day midrashim.
How Aharon was connected with clouds of Sukkot – Vilna Gaon
Rebbi Shimon Bar Yochai: The difference between the man who entered the cave and the man who left the cave. Delivered at the OU Israel Center, May 3rd, 2018 (18 Iyyar 5778)
Prologue: Working in the barn from the break of dawn was exhausting. Cleaning the barn, sweeping the refuse, and caring for the horses had become his life. Every muscle in his body reprimanded him: “There must be a better way. You were made for a better life. You are destined for greatness.” At that moment he […]
The Zionist plan appeared to have failed. God had kept His word; He had fulfilled his part of the covenant forged with the patriarchs. Their descendants had inherited the Land of Israel, as He had promised, but the Children of Israel had failed to honor their side of agreement, and the default clauses were set […]
lim·i·nal ˈlimənl/ adjective technical adjective: liminal 1. of or relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process. 2. occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. limen |ˈlīmən| noun (plural limens or limina |ˈlimənə| ) Psychology a threshold below which a stimulus is not perceived or is not […]