Moshe Kempinski

Abraham ,"You shall be a Blessing"

How can a person be a blessing? Insights into people in the Torah., 10/27/2017, 2:20 PM

But Noach is a righteous man

Insights into people in the Torah., 10/22/2017, 11:02 PM

Life lessons from the Torah: Gratitude

The word in Hebrew” to thank ( LeHodot)” is the same word in Hebrew for the word "to Acknowledge( LeHodot)”. , 9/14/2017, 10:36 AM

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion: Shoftim

Shoftim Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9, 8/25/2017, 4:14 PM

Re’eh: Being upright

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion of Re’eh. Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17, 8/17/2017, 8:57 PM

Life lessons from the Torah portion: Choose life

Grace in Judaism is the power of choosing G-d., 8/12/2017, 10:24 PM

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion: Dvarim

Where are we?, 7/28/2017, 12:55 PM

Within and Without Life lessons from the Torah Portion

Struggles overpower and control are not the way., 7/14/2017, 6:16 AM

Miriam and the Red Heifer

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion Parshah: Chukat  Numbers 19:1–22:1 , 6/30/2017, 2:24 PM

Life lessons from the parsha: Shlach

Breaking forth., 6/16/2017, 6:29 AM

Raising the lights

Many of us focus on what is missing in the other, rather than the opposite. Such an approach can never meet with lasting success., 6/12/2017, 5:59 AM

Individual sparks

Every Jew counts., 6/5/2017, 12:37 AM

For Jerusalem Day: And G-d heard their cries

Our prayers were answered., 5/22/2017, 11:52 PM

Navigating a circuitous road

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion, Parshat Shemini Leviticus 9:1–11:47., 4/22/2017, 10:15 PM

The ashes: Life lessons from the Torah portion

The hyper active pre-Pesach activity and the zeal hints at something much deeper going on., 4/6/2017, 7:19 AM

Doing is growing

LIfe lessons from the Torah reading., 3/26/2017, 12:38 AM

Parshat Tetzaveh: Pure oil

Life lessons from the parsha., 3/9/2017, 10:14 PM

Terumah: Yearning

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 3/2/2017, 4:29 PM

Immersion

Life lessons from the Torah Portion: Parshat Mishpatim Exodus 21:1–24:18, 2/26/2017, 7:59 AM

Seeing the voices

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 2/19/2017, 1:14 AM

In the midst of night

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 2/11/2017, 10:21 PM

Recognizing loving-kindness

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion., 1/28/2017, 8:51 PM

Take your shoes off your feet ”

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion, Shemot Exodus 1:1 - 6:1 , 1/20/2017, 7:47 AM

The character of a lion

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion , 1/7/2017, 9:40 PM

Painful truths in a Rashi commentary

Life Lessons from the Torah Reading., 12/23/2016, 1:01 PM

Changing the world through Jacob

Life Lessons from the Torah Reading., 12/14/2016, 2:17 PM

Palestinian pyromania

The struggle over the land in biblical times and today reached the point where self-defeating destruction was the action preferred by our enemies., 11/25/2016, 1:41 PM

Life Lessons From the Torah Portion: If not now, when?

Now is the time for action., 11/20/2016, 12:32 AM

Life lessons from the weekly portion: Faithfulness and faith

G-d is sending a message in this period of world upheaval. Listen to it., 11/13/2016, 8:20 AM

The lonely walk of faith

One person, on a walk of faith., 11/3/2016, 12:53 PM

Life lessons from the Torah reading

The Garden of Life., 10/27/2016, 9:06 AM

Colliding worlds

There are two philosophies at life warring with each other., 9/14/2016, 11:33 AM

The good land

Moses makes a surprising statement., 8/18/2016, 10:15 PM

Consistency and constancy

One verse and sacrifice truly describes and underscores the greatest framework of spiritual life without which that life begins to wither and die. , 7/26/2016, 11:55 AM

Serpents and wells

HIdden or revealed, G-d is with us., 7/11/2016, 6:52 AM

Why incense?

What power did the incense have?, 7/4/2016, 10:43 AM

The courage to break through

"The complacency of the fools (Shalvat Kesillimi) shall cause them to perish" ( Proverbs 1:32)., 6/26/2016, 8:31 AM

The wilderness and Jerusalem Day

From within the stillness and quietude of the wilderness much is heard. , 6/3/2016, 6:04 PM

Bechukotai (Israel): Purposeful walking

The verb "walking" appears in various places., 5/26/2016, 12:23 PM

Like a mountain

The public nature of the revelation at Sinai is an important feature of our belief., 5/19/2016, 8:57 PM

"This is the day Hashem fashioned, we shall sing and rejoice thereon"

The blossoming of destiny tells the Jews to "come home!", 5/11/2016, 7:02 PM

The joy of the promise

What keeps the Jewish people vibrant and hopeful throughout the ages?, 4/25/2016, 7:02 PM

Humble and strong

The true meaning of humility., 4/14/2016, 10:38 AM

A guide to the malady that heals

Another level of understanding when it comes to slander., 4/8/2016, 2:27 PM

Broken and whole

Why are we those who "know" teruah?, 4/1/2016, 5:51 PM

Coming close

There are times we need to be empowered to break away from the “ashes” of the past in order to achieve greater and newer things., 3/28/2016, 9:31 AM

Hearing the call

A developing process of revelation., 3/18/2016, 10:02 AM

A Bell and a Pomegranate

Why did the High Priest have bells and pomegranates at the hem of his robes?, 3/11/2016, 4:18 PM

The wise-hearted who built the Tabernacle

What characterized those who came to help build the Tabernacle?, 3/4/2016, 4:50 PM

Empty Spaces

If one loses the ability or the desire to see Hashem working within and without one’s lives, the space becomes void and empty., 2/25/2016, 8:14 AM

The Nachshon Model

Who has enough faith to take the first step?, 1/25/2016, 7:06 AM

Preparing for the journey

Why is Moshe talking about sheep and cattle?, 1/14/2016, 8:49 AM

The process of redemption

Four steps, each important., 1/8/2016, 12:01 PM

What's in a name?

, 1/1/2016, 12:32 PM

Emotional Turmoil

An emotionally incisive look at the reasons Joseph did not contact his father earlier., 12/18/2015, 8:46 AM