Standing in for Moshe

Hearing the right voice.Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, Friday, 12:43 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Why are you afraid? 

Who will bring about the final redemption?Rabbi Nachman Kahana, Thursday, 7:18 PM

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Matot

Two elements to a sin. Rabbi BenZion Shafier, Thursday, 7:14 PM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 35 class 6

Tanya puts you on the road to a healthier spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, Wednesday, 10:29 AM

Orthodoxy and Reform

In the Bet Hillel-Bet Shammai dispute, both sides are within the halakhic loop.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, Tuesday, 6:49 AM

Almonds and the Three Weeks

In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi discusses the connection between almonds and the Three Weeks.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Tuesday, 6:45 AM

Must children wait between meat and milk foods as well?

How the different customs of waiting between meat and milk were established – six hours, one hour, and three hours Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, Sunday, 12:53 PM

The present rests upon the past, the future upon the present

Make sure your children know from whence they came.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Sunday, 12:46 PM

 Pinchas: Offerings of Bread, Fire and Fragrance

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 7/14/2017, 4:36 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Rewarding murder

The time has long passed for all rational people to dismantle the UN brick by brick, lie by lie, distortion by distortion, for it is the modern-day version of Sodom and Gomorrah.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 7/14/2017, 4:15 PM

Within and Without Life lessons from the Torah Portion

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

The five daughters:: Parshat Pinchas

They taught us to think about perpetuity.Rabbanit Shira Smiles, 7/14/2017, 6:12 AM

The Temple Institute on the parsha

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 7/13/2017, 5:31 PM

Kiddush Hashem and Kedushat Yisrael

When a Jew commits certain sins, he does more than transgress on an individual basis.Rabbi Dr. Chaim E. Schertz, 7/12/2017, 6:35 AM

Mourning the Temple's destruction today

When peace comes these days will be occasions for joy and celebration.Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed, 7/11/2017, 1:59 PM

Fast days

The Torah-reading for fast-days has a hidden message to help us through hard times. Daniel Pinner, 7/11/2017, 4:18 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 35, class 5

Tanya study helps put you on the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 7/10/2017, 7:20 AM

Out of the mouths of spin, propaganda,lies

Cable, network, print media – we live in an “age of Bilaam,” the biblical "talking head."Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 7/10/2017, 7:12 AM

Indeed, a unique nation

The Prime Minister of India represents the great number of people in the world who are in awe of Israel * In the West, Israel is repressed; but in the East, Israel is constantly taken notice of.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 7/8/2017, 11:55 PM

 Psalm 145: To Pray "in Truth"

Torah from Israel's first Chief RAbbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 7/8/2017, 11:51 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  The real need for reform

How much do Reform leaders, let alone members, know about Judaism?Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 7/7/2017, 6:50 AM

Refuting the Christian interpretation to Bilam's Prophecy 

This week's Dvar Torah is by Rabbi Dr. Yossef Slotnick, Rosh Kollel, Capetown (1997-1999), currently Ra”m in Yeshivat Ma'ale GilboaTorah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 7/7/2017, 6:19 AM

Parshat Balak: I am blessed

A look at the numerical value of two key words.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 7/6/2017, 8:09 AM

The Temple Institute on Balak

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 7/6/2017, 8:00 AM

Non-Orthodox Movements - the schism

It’s time to let go of the Reform and Conservative movements.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 7/5/2017, 6:41 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 35, class 4

Studying Tanya will put you on the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 7/3/2017, 9:53 PM

The abandonment of Otto Warmbier

The Jewis world did not realize he was "one of us" - so the Jewish community did not fight for his release. Barouch Levy, 7/3/2017, 11:06 AM

Academic reserve for National Service, Sherut Leumi

Torah, mitzvot, and family life are not meant to be an obstacle for women who wish to advance, but a source of blessing. Everyone is meant to realize his talents in order to perfect the world in the kingdom of God , women included.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 7/2/2017, 3:23 PM

 Psalm 26: Connected to the Klal - the community

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 7/2/2017, 3:14 PM

Chukat: For another

G-d cares.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 6/30/2017, 3:15 PM

Miriam and the Red Heifer

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

Chukat: So hard to say goodbye

A lesson in facing a loved one's death, here in the Parsha.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 6/30/2017, 6:01 AM

The Temple Institute on Chukat

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 6/29/2017, 7:12 PM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 35, class 3

Studying Tanya puts you on the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 6/28/2017, 7:01 PM

What Orthodox Jews can—and cannot—learn from the Amish Rumschpringe

There is much to bel learned from the Amish model of a framework for choice.Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 6/28/2017, 6:42 PM

Conversion in the Jewish State

There can be no privatization of conversion in the Jewish State.  Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 6/27/2017, 2:19 PM

Compulsory education

Insights into the Torah view on various issues.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 6/27/2017, 1:35 PM

Rosh Chodesh Torah Essay : The meaning of mourning for Jerusalem

The Rosh Chodesh Tamuz Torah essay is by Yudit Samad who, while a chartered accountant, directed and attended the Women's Midrasha Program in London. She made aliya with her family 3 years ago and is a student in Matan's Morot L’Halakha Program Matan Women's Institute for Torah Studies, 6/25/2017, 10:21 PM

What Is fair?

Adapting the Torah to what is accepted as fair by the surrounding world is a direct rejection of its Divine objectivity.Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 6/25/2017, 12:14 AM

 Korach: Holiness in the midst of the community

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 6/23/2017, 3:31 PM

Our 55th Aliyah Anniversary

To this day, we have never looked back.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 6/23/2017, 3:28 PM

The Shmuz for Korach

Questions have answers -- Answers don’t have answers.Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 6/22/2017, 12:00 PM

The Temple Institute on Korach

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 6/22/2017, 11:48 AM

Korach: I'm overqualified

It is a mistake to think that only the leadership roles require the most qualified people and the other roles can be populated by inferior people.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 6/21/2017, 10:30 PM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 35, class 2

Studying Tanya is the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 6/21/2017, 2:46 PM

Human freedom and God’s Providence as analyzed by the Rambam

it is the level of providence which one receives from God which determines the ultimate status of his value and life.Rabbi Dr. Chaim E. Schertz, 6/20/2017, 1:11 PM

The underlying reason: Disdain for the Land

Because the Spies did not love the Land of Israel, they found rational reasons to fear entering it To this day, all rational considerations are based on a misunderstanding of the value of the Land.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 6/19/2017, 10:36 AM

We want Moshiach now

Torah insights for the reader.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 6/19/2017, 10:32 AM

Are some Open Orthodox Rabbis rethinking resistance to intermarriage?

Hard to believe but a recently-ordained YCT graduate has written an artilce positing that Judaism's opposition to intermarriage needs to be overhauled. Opinion.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 6/18/2017, 7:29 AM

Shlach: The third passage of Shema 

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 6/16/2017, 5:57 PM

The sin of the spies

The sin of the spies was worse than the Golden Calf - and there are those who commit that sin today.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 6/16/2017, 5:40 PM

Life lessons from the parsha: Shlach

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

The parsha and Current Events: Shlach

Ascending the ladder of sanctity and Torah erudition.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 6/16/2017, 6:23 AM

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Shlach

The power of the spoken word.Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 6/15/2017, 12:07 PM

The Temple Institute on the Parsha

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 6/15/2017, 12:03 PM

With eyes to see: The Six-Day War – fifty years on

Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 6/14/2017, 7:21 PM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 35

Learning Tanya is embarking on the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 6/13/2017, 4:23 PM