reflections: The Geulah

B”H 17 Tammuz 5780 Is the time drawing near for the sea to part? The sages, in all of their sharp acuity, draw a parallel between the First Redemption, and the Final Redemption: akin to plagues that devastated Egypt, before the exodus of the Children of Israel, so will many plagues, even more than those […]

reflections: The Geulah — The Tree of Life

reflections: The Path of Life

B”H “In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct thy paths.” – Proverbs 3:6 , JPS 1917 Tanach If the path of life seems broad to the individual, who deems that he is freely given the reins of his life, to think, feel, and choose as he would like, a second thought is […]

reflections: The Path of Life — The Tree of Life

Opportunity Prevails

B”H Lev Emes: Heart of Truth (special edition) “Let us reason together.” – Isaiah 1 :18 Monday May 18, 2020 As the pandemic garners attention, storing up its legacy across the ensuing months, the future must contain a seedling of hope, growing in the distant future. Yet, perhaps, the horizon is closer to our framework […]

Opportunity Prevails — The Tree of Life

Reflection: Yom HaShoah

B”H Ezekiel 37:11וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלַי בֶּן־אָדָם הָֽעֲצָמוֹת הָאֵלֶּה כָּל־בֵּית יִשְׂרָאֵל הֵמָּה הִנֵּה אֹֽמְרִים יָֽבְשׁוּ עַצְמוֹתֵינוּ וְאָבְדָה תִקְוָתֵנוּ נִגְזַרְנוּ לָֽנוּ׃Then he said to me, son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost; we are clean cut off. Ezekiel 37:12לָכֵן הִנָּבֵא וְאָֽמַרְתָּ אֲלֵיהֶם […]

Reflection: Yom HaShoah — The Olive Tree