How Much Does a Child Cost?It seems that HaShem intended for the baby - the Jewish People- to first crawl and then walk.
Chanukah: Display and MeaningChanukah is a holiday with outer display, but inner meaning.
Kosher Food--A New Trend?Food matters.
Natural vs. Artificial ManOur lives are spent straddling this divide – the real and the fantasy...a Rosh Hashanah message.
Be Optimistic!We ache. We fear. We tremble. We feel lost in this world. But let us, this holy season, resolve not to allow these to touch our hearts.
For a Nation to Mourn as OneThere are times when the community functions as an individual, and other times then, when the individual is one with the community. Tisha B'Av is one such time.
Revisiting a Familiar NarrativeThe four sons are familiar to us, but here is another way of interpreting their roles.
The Significant Seder SandwichOur daily bread is more than the sum of its calories and the Hillel sandwich we eat at the Passover seder is more than a sandwich. It is a symbolic message about freedom and salvation.
Miracles and DreidelsWhat a spinning top can teach us about miracles.
The Nullity and the GreatnessThe tension of Man's duality on Yom Kippur.
Designing Your Own CalendarThese calendars are never discarded.
National MourningIs there any calamity that can transform a nation?
Shavuot: Ways of RememberingA pivot in time.
Kashrut in Times of DifficultyWe are both physical and spiritual.
Sh'foch Chamatcha: JusticeThe truth of "b'chol dor vador" and the geulah.
Tu B'Shevat: The Value of LifeLife is the ultimate gift from God.