Moshe Kempinski

A Berditchever at the Kotel

The so-called "secular majority"., 9/30/2009, 11:15 PM

The Sound of Teshuvah

A needed awareness., 9/24/2009, 1:35 AM

I and My Beloved in Elul

Love means constantly moving towards the beloved., 8/24/2009, 12:43 PM

The New Imposters: J Street

It is usually easy to spot them., 7/17/2009, 1:04 AM

Emor: Sanctifying G-d's Name

Isaiah's "young people" are among us., 5/7/2009, 12:08 AM

The Reed Sea and Yom HaAtzmaut

HaShem's message is clear: Go forward!, 4/26/2009, 10:42 AM

The Cry of Redemption

After crying out, we must act., 4/7/2009, 10:22 PM

The Twilight Hours

This is a very dangerous time., 3/29/2009, 12:22 PM

Eight Souls, Eight Scrolls

In a sea of pain and joy, hope and loss., 2/26/2009, 1:50 AM

A Humbled Leadership

The elections may turn out more positive yet., 2/16/2009, 7:42 PM

Choice and Responsibility

The little picture is in fact "the Big Picture"., 2/9/2009, 1:34 PM

Leadership of a Higher Calling

In a flash, a new spirit began to blossom., 1/23/2009, 1:25 AM

The Power of Dreams

Everything is possible., 12/26/2008, 1:45 AM

Taking the Exile Out of the Jews

This people needs to regain courage and stamina., 12/15/2008, 12:00 AM

Ki Tetzei: The Power of Memory

The essence of Amalek is random happenstance., 9/12/2008, 1:27 AM

Shoftim: A Holy System

The vision that led - and leads - this people., 9/5/2008, 12:11 AM

The Power of Loving-Kindness

Where does one find the real Israel?, 8/27/2008, 2:16 AM

Va'etchanan: See the Good Land

Where all things become intertwined., 8/15/2008, 3:05 AM

Balak: To Hear With Your Eyes

Listen to the melody of destiny., 7/11/2008, 2:45 AM

Miracle or Test

What is the difference between miracle and nature?, 6/30/2008, 2:46 AM

Discernment and Darkness

Seeing the jagged edges of reality., 6/20/2008, 4:26 PM

A Cloud Over Jerusalem Day

An unfettered soul had become my voice., 5/30/2008, 1:48 AM

Moshe Rabbeinu and Yom HaAtzmaut

He wanted to share our joys and troubles., 5/6/2008, 11:24 PM

The Ongoing Exodus From Egypt

We need to acknowledge that we are still enslaved., 4/22/2008, 12:06 AM

<I>Pekudei</I>: The Lesson of the Vav

We are living in a much fractured world., 3/6/2008, 1:22 PM

<I>Ki Tisa</I>: The Convoluted Road

Return to a secret that has moved Jewish destiny., 2/22/2008, 3:04 AM

<i>Terumah</I>: Making Room for Something Higher

The key to having G-d's Presence amongst us., 2/8/2008, 1:07 AM

<i>Mishpatim</I>: The Secret of the Angels

What many simple people in Israel know., 1/30/2008, 11:02 PM

<i>Vaera</I>: Where Heaven Touches Earth

The revelation of G-d's involvement in the world., 1/3/2008, 6:23 PM

<I>Shemot</I>: 'I Shall Be What I Shall Be'

The G-d of becoming., 12/28/2007, 3:10 AM

Jerusalem: 'A Cup Of Staggering'

There is something out of kilter here., 12/19/2007, 10:23 PM

The Light of One Candle

The undying eternity of the soul., 12/6/2007, 1:27 PM

Back Into the Trenches

The sense of deja vu was overwhelming and painful., 11/13/2007, 5:19 PM

<I>Chayei Sarah</I>: Olmert and the Passion of Hebron

Olmert should spend this Shabbat in Hebron., 10/31/2007, 7:24 PM

'And Judah Also Shall Battle Against Jerusalem'

Another piece of the puzzle falls into place., 10/21/2007, 12:08 AM

Preparing to Give Back the Land of Israel

Handing the land of Israel to its rightful owner., 9/12/2007, 10:31 AM

The Silent Revolution of Elul

Something both ancient and new is in the air., 9/2/2007, 7:36 PM

The Olive Tree

A sense of exhilaration that I couldn't grasp., 7/29/2007, 8:29 PM

Prisoners of Hate and Prisoners of Zion

Good and evil become confused., 7/22/2007, 11:53 PM

Inner Truths

Signs of strength are to be found everywhere., 7/8/2007, 5:38 PM

Balak, Bilaam and Abraham

Counting the people of Israel., 6/29/2007, 12:34 PM

<i>Korach</I>: The Deterioration Continues

We may have thought that all was constant., 6/14/2007, 5:58 PM

Grasshoppers and War

The grasshopper effect can still be reversed., 6/6/2007, 7:45 PM

The Wilderness and Shavuot

What day was the Torah really given? , 5/21/2007, 1:16 AM

Hebron and the Winograd Commission

Wishful thinking has led Israel into tragedy., 5/3/2007, 10:08 PM

The Hope

Look past the headlines. , 4/23/2007, 3:53 PM

The Secret Art of Silence

Is silence in the face of tragedy so alien to us?, 4/15/2007, 8:23 PM

Redemption Begins With a Sigh

It all depends on which direction you're looking., 3/29/2007, 11:32 PM

A Simple Gift

A 3,000-year-old promise from Papua New Guinea., 3/16/2007, 1:16 AM

Measure for Measure

The "disengagement" of the leadership from power., 2/26/2007, 7:59 PM

The Creation of a Lie

To the media, the facts are irrelevant. , 2/12/2007, 12:04 AM

"Man is as the Tree of the Fields"

Look for the tender blossoms in our national experience and be assured that the nation continues to be healthy and pure., 2/1/2007, 7:55 PM

The Burning Bush

Throughout the land there is a foreboding sense that this people has lost the strength to surge forward through history. That perception is utterly mistaken., 1/11/2007, 11:32 PM

The Dangerous Melting Snowman

You would have thought that this frigid Jerusalem blizzard would keep Israelis at home, but that did not seem to be the case. , 12/31/2006, 10:52 PM

Facing the Darkness With a Little Light

The large picture seems overwhelming, yet the victory begins with the small picture, the single candle; each candle lit in the personal domain of each individual. Those are single candles intimately linked with all the others, growing in strength from day to day., 12/18/2006, 11:51 AM


Discernment regarding what is good and what is evil is sacrificed on the altar of mediocrity. Hopes and dreams are relinquished for its sake, and life and death decisions are postponed indefinitely in order to maintain that cherished state of mediocrity., 11/23/2006, 3:58 PM

Dark Clouds Are Massing

The clouds of war are gathering and yet our government leaders are still involved with protecting their Knesset seats. Lives are put at risk, but political futures seem to be the only concern of our elected officials., 10/22/2006, 1:48 PM