As alluded to by the candles of the menorah, Chanukah is an opportunity to observe the ordinary and discover the extraordinary in ourselves and all those whom we come in contact with.
Aseret Yimei Teshuva (10 Ten Days of Atonement) is a time for deep reflection and personal inventory individually and collectively, of our past deeds, misdeeds and omissions. It is a time when G-d is particularly near and entreats us to redouble our efforts and determination to correct ourselves, advance in our spiritual growth and access
VaEtchanan begins with the plea of Moshe Rabbeinu to enter the Holy Land of Israel. Chazal tell us that the numerical value of VaEtchanan is 515 and suggest that this is the number of requests that Moshe made of Hashem to allow him to fulfill his life’s dream of entering the Promised Land. Additionally, the
Marriage is defined in the English dictionary as: “a legally recognized relationship, established by a civil or religious ceremony, between two people who intend to live together as physically intimate and domestic partners.” This mundane secular view of marriage is reflected in a narcissistic utilitarian arrangement, a proposition entered into by two people expecting to
Passover must be celebrated in the springtime, when nature is in bloom, and love is in the air. It is no coincidence that on Pesach it is customary to read the love song, Shir HaShirim written by King Solomon, describing a man and a woman in an elusive courtship leading to affection and intimacy. Shir