Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran

Love: The Key to Education

Is there a standardized lesson plan from which we can derive instruction as to how to transmit more than just dry knowledge and information to students? , 2/6/2011, 11:16 PM

Manna--The Tough Free Food Test

Which position presents a greater challenge – readily available cuts of prime ribs or the continued dependence on G-d’s manna? A Divine question, indeed., 1/13/2011, 3:22 PM

How Much Does a Child Cost?

It seems that HaShem intended for the baby - the Jewish People- to first crawl and then walk., 12/30/2010, 8:51 AM

Shmot: Birth Announcements

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Chanukah: Display and Meaning

Chanukah is a holiday with outer display, but inner meaning., 11/30/2010, 10:19 PM

Kosher Food--A New Trend?

Food matters., 9/21/2010, 2:56 AM

For a Nation to Mourn as One

There 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., 7/13/2010, 4:00 PM

Revisiting a Familiar Narrative

The four sons are familiar to us, but here is another way of interpreting their roles., 3/29/2010, 12:48 AM

The Significant Seder Sandwich

Our 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., 3/16/2010, 2:55 PM

Miracles and Dreidels

What a spinning top can teach us about miracles., 12/13/2009, 11:34 PM

The Nullity and the Greatness

The tension of Man's duality on Yom Kippur., 9/22/2009, 12:48 AM

Designing Your Own Calendar

These calendars are never discarded., 9/10/2009, 11:02 AM

National Mourning

Is there any calamity that can transform a nation?, 7/13/2009, 1:06 PM

Shavuot: Ways of Remembering

A pivot in time., 5/28/2009, 1:18 AM

Kashrut in Times of Difficulty

We are both physical and spiritual., 5/3/2009, 10:42 AM

Sh'foch Chamatcha: Justice

The truth of "b'chol dor vador" and the geulah., 4/5/2009, 11:32 AM

Tu B'Shevat: The Value of Life

Life is the ultimate gift from God., 2/6/2009, 2:16 AM