Parshat Ekev: The tefillin in our headTorah from Otniel in the Hevron Hills.
Parshat Devarim: The art of rebukeCriticism is a tool for fixing. Torah from the Otniel Hesder Yeshiva in the Hevron Hills.
Spiritual journeys, then and nowThe fascinating story of Rabbi David Zeller.
Pinchas (Israel): The secret of successTorah from the Otniel hesder yeshiva in the Hevron Hills area.
Balak: A nation that dwells aloneTorah from Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Carry a big stick but speak softlyAn analysis of Moses' sin.
Korach (Israel): Not for the sake of HeavenThere are arguments and arguments. Torah from the hesder yeshiva of Otrniel, in the hills of Hevron.
Shlach (Israel) Living on the fringesTorah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the hills of Hevron.
Behaalotcha (Israel): Thou shalt not complainPeople complain unjustly if their world view is negative. Torah from Yeshivat Otniel in the Hevron hills.
Naso (Israel): The good, the bad and the uglyWithin a framework or outside of it?
Bamidbar (Israel): Every man has a name. It’s possible that the language of numbers is more practical and efficient than the language of names, but there’s more to life than efficiency.
Behar (Israel): Chief Seattle and SchmitaJudaism sees land as inherently sacred.
Emor: History and the cosmosConceptions of time.
Parshat Kedoshim: Love or be loved?When our main mission is to love, not to be loved, we are free to choose what is right, even if it is not necessarily the popular choice.
Parshat Metzorah: From biography to biologyA physical malady creates an opportunity for introspection.
Parshat Tazriah: The priestess of lifeAn understanding of the meaning and significance of the concept of “tumah” (impurity) within Judaism.
Shmini: The return to spiritualityDvar Torah from Otniel hesder yeshiva, in the hills of Hevron.
Pikudei: First thing in the morningA tribute to Noam Apter, Hy"d, killed in a Friday night terror attack in the Otniel Yeshiva.
Shabbat here and nowWhat is that “day in which all is Shabbat?”
Questions about G-dThe G-d that can be defined is not G-d.
Sounds that healTorah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the Hevron hills.
G-d's puppet theaterDvar Torah from a rabbi in Otniel hesder yeshiva in the hills of Hevron.
Mishpatim: Who deserves justice?Divine revelation is connected to justice.
The limits of givingEven Moses had to learn to draw the line.
Parshat Beshalach: Life as artA wise parable on the splitting of the Red Sea from the yeshiva at Otniel.
On chametz and missed opportunitiesSometimes, by the time you’re finally ready to board, the ship has already sailed, and who knows when it will be back in the harbor again?
Vaera: Stories happen to people that tell themAnd to nations that tell them...
The circle of compassion in our parshaThe missing name is the point.
A kabbalistic look at the parsha: Today is foreverThe Zohar tells us the true meaning of eternal life.
A people that is a familyToday and then.
Miketz: Painful and blessed memoriesTorah from the hesder yeshiva of Otniel, in the hills of Hevron.
Hanukkah and "The Little Prince"An original explanation of a halakha relating to Hanukkah.
Vayeshev: Rendezvous with an angelEveryman is an angel...
Finding blessing in sufferingJacob vs. Esau, Rachel vx. Leah.
Vayetze: My ego and IWhat kept Jacob from knowing G-d was there? What prevents us from knowing it?
Do the ends sanctify the means?Is there ever justified deception?
Om and Shalom in Abraham’s tentA meeting of fire and water.
God is in the OtherHow the Zohar explains the reason for the binding of Isaac.
A journey to the selfMissing the path of tradition.
Noach: John Lennon and the Tower of BabelThe message of the story of the Tower of Babel.
Bereshit- Doing and BeingThe great spiritual message of Judaism lies in the combination of “Being” with “Doing.” A new weekly philosophic look at the Parsha.
The Difference Between Criticism and Anti-SemitismNow that we have received the Sunday Times apology, read about a rabbi who refused to meet a representative of The Guardian - and how he explains his decision to her.
Spirituality in the Parsha: ShmittaTorah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Spirituality in the Parsha: EikevTorah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel, in the hills of Hevron.
Spritiuality in the Parsha - DvarimLife is a blessing, brought to you from the hesder yeshiva of Otniel, in the hills of Hevron.
Spirituality in the Parsha: Masei'Life is a blessing' series of divrei Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Spirituality in the Parsha - BalakTorah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel in the Hevron hills: Life is a blessing.
Spirituality in the Parsha: Chukat"Life is a blessing"- Torah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Shlach: The Lady and the Fringed GarmentLife is a blessing: Spirituality in the parsha from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Behaalotcha: Stop Complaining!Life is a Blessing, Spirituality in the Parsha, from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Naso: The Good, the Bad and the UglyLife is a blessing: Spirituality in the Parsha from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Bamidbar: People Are Not NumbersSpirituality in the Parsha: Dvar Torah from the hesder Yeshiva of Otniel in the Hevron Hills.
Behar (Israel): Chief SeattleTorah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel, in the Hevron hills.
Cosmos and HistoryTorah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron.
Kedoshim: Love or Be Loved?Spirituality in the Parsha: Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the hills of Hevron.
Spirituality in the Parsha: Tazria-MetzoraTorah from the hesder yeshiva in the hills of Hevron. This dvar Torah is for Tazria-Metzora read in the Diaspora this coming Shabbat. The two last days of Pesach in the Diaspora have made Israel one Shabbat Torah portion ahead for a while.)