Masters of our own Destiny

Masters of our own Destiny

As we prepare to stand before the King, we must look inside ourselves because we have the capacity for greatness. It depends only on us.Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, 9/18/2020, 9:00 AM
An introduction to Rav Kook's concept of teshuva

An introduction to Rav Kook's concept of teshuva

Rav Kook's definition of teshuva is on a totally different plane than the one used in our daily discourse.Rabbi Avraham Y. Sylvetsky, 9/17/2020, 11:54 AM
Days of Awe in the shadow of corona

Days of Awe in the shadow of corona

The courtyard and balcony minyans required this year due to Corona hold a great blessing. We just have to look for it.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 9/14/2020, 1:34 PM
Ask the children studying in the local cheder - they know the answer

Ask the children studying in the local cheder - they know the answer

We are treatng the plague's symptoms but not its underlying cause.We need the language of teshuva and a deeper, spiritual healing. first.Tzvi Fishman, 9/10/2020, 1:35 PM
Can we change?

Can we change?

Every space, every line in the Torah has meaning.  Even the number of pesukim between topics can teach us a lesson-that change takes time.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 9/9/2020, 9:33 AM
The Daily Portion, Nitzavim-Vayelech / Elul at the football stadium

The Daily Portion, Nitzavim-Vayelech / Elul at the football stadium

Teshuva does not have to be a grandiose act. Sometimes it is a small action that makes a big change.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 9/8/2020, 11:27 PM
Thoughts on the impact of the Coronavirus on the world of Jewish outreach

Thoughts on the impact of the Coronavirus on the world of Jewish outreach

Applying lessons from Rav Yitzchok Hutner about the Holocaust to Jewish outreach at this time.Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 5/26/2020, 8:32 AM
Pesach Sheni: The world can change

Pesach Sheni: The world can change

A second Passover? We just celebrated Pesach a month ago and many of us never heard of a Second Pesach - a special kind of second chance.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 5/7/2020, 4:28 PM
Teshuva: The power to reconnect and recreate

Teshuva: The power to reconnect and recreate

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains how the shofar, ram's horn, is related to teshuva, the process of reconnecting with Hashem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 2:53 PM
A child's secret to Teshuva

A child's secret to Teshuva

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton: Take a look at life through the eyes of a child and find the secret to a new and better year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2019, 10:15 PM
Filling the hole in my soul

Filling the hole in my soul

A peace activist who had never found peace, Leah Neuberger was 31 years old when she first met her own religion.Judy Simon, 8/2/2019, 6:12 PM
From spiritual alienation and existential loneliness to faith

From spiritual alienation and existential loneliness to faith

Returning to the fold in the thought of Rav Soloveitchik and the messages of Bob Dylan's songs.Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 11/15/2016, 9:22 PM
Be careful, Californians: Grass can kill

Be careful, Californians: Grass can kill

A warning to the states that legalized marijuana. Tzvi Fishman, 11/13/2016, 6:59 AM
Dont' worry! Be happy!

Dont' worry! Be happy!

Rabbi Kook's perspective on penitence is astounding. Tzvi Fishman, 9/24/2016, 10:07 PM
You're wasting your time, tears!

You're wasting your time, tears!

A long road and a conscious and difficult decision to move forward towards the light. Aya Kremerman, 9/12/2016, 7:56 AM
Musician Kleinstein Finding Faith

Musician Kleinstein Finding Faith

Singer-composer Rami Kleinstein has begun to lay tefillin and conduct a kiddush to welcome the Sabbath.Uzi Baruch, 2/25/2015, 1:38 PM
Words of Torah for Rosh Hashana

Words of Torah for Rosh Hashana

Lakewood's Rabbi Yitzchak Elbaum shares his insights into the upcoming period of celebration, reflection and repentance.Arutz Sheva, 9/4/2013, 12:20 PM
Report: Amnon Yitzchak to Head New Party

Report: Amnon Yitzchak to Head New Party

To the panoply of religious parties in Israel, add a new one to be headed by Rabbi Amnon Yitzchak.David Lev, 11/27/2012, 6:14 AM