Every man and woman can change the world

Every man and woman can change the world

Opinion polls are dangerous mainly due to their making us think that what we decide is insignificant. Abraham changed the world alone.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 11/1/2020, 11:49 AM
A TZOHAR; light in and light out

A TZOHAR; light in and light out

The word Tzohar's two possible meanings lead to the two fundamental ideas regarding man and his surroundings.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 10/23/2020, 1:00 PM
Thorns and thistles

Thorns and thistles

The difference between the Hebrew letters Daled and Resh is almost indiscernable, but in two specific words, they make all the difference.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 10/16/2020, 8:00 AM
How can we be commanded to be joyful?

How can we be commanded to be joyful?

The holiday of Sukkot is the antidote to the fractured hearts of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 10/5/2020, 12:06 PM
Why ten days?

Why ten days?

The ten days are not there just in case you need more time, but so that the process of Teshuva can be assimilated into our lives.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 9/24/2020, 1:31 PM
The beginning of time

The beginning of time

When man became mortal and was faced with the prospect of death, the passage of time became an issue of great importance.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 9/21/2020, 2:55 PM
What is your special mission?

What is your special mission?

Equality is not the same as sameness. We are not expected to be the same but we must always continue to grow.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 9/14/2020, 1:18 PM
Depending on faith

Depending on faith

The text in the Torah portion of Re’Eh begins with words that in their striking difference teaches us much of our journey in this worldRabbi Moshe Kempinski, 8/14/2020, 3:34 PM
"A mighty voice that did not cease"

"A mighty voice that did not cease"

The Torah portion that always follows the 9th of Av tells of G-d's Voice that 'did not cease'. And that is a powerful message to us.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 7/31/2020, 9:00 AM
Words that can rebuild the Temple

Words that can rebuild the Temple

Vows, oaths and obligations: nothing is ever said in a void or without some sort of ramifications.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 7/16/2020, 10:00 PM
The prayers of the Daughters of Israel

The prayers of the Daughters of Israel

PINCHAS Numbers 25:10–30:1 The modest and powerful place of prayer must be open and inviting to those women who truly understand prayer.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 7/10/2020, 1:00 PM
Aliya: Running or becoming?

Aliya: Running or becoming?

Israel is not a place to escape or run to, although it can be that as well. Israel is a place to step up into higher purpose and meaning.Moshe Kempinski, 7/6/2020, 12:07 PM
The source of blessing

The source of blessing

Balaam arrives at an astounding conclusion despitie his arrogance. How different are the words about him from those about Abraham!Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 7/3/2020, 4:01 PM
Mortality and hope

Mortality and hope

Just as we know the inevitability of death, we know the inevitability of growth, the “hope” that breaks through the chains of mortality.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 6/29/2020, 3:49 PM
Joshua and Calev: Pillars of spiritual success

Joshua and Calev: Pillars of spiritual success

What is it that gave these very different men, Joshua and Calev, the strength to perceive what the others missed?Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 6/14/2020, 11:59 PM
Manna and the land of Israel

Manna and the land of Israel

Israel is a land where the miraculous and the natural are indistinguishable .That was true in the time of Joshua and even more in our days.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 6/6/2020, 11:30 PM
The Heavenly “cloud” that embraces and separates

The Heavenly “cloud” that embraces and separates

'Step into the misty cloud - for only there is G-d found'Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 5/28/2020, 3:00 PM