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The actual message of Passover

What is the good answer for those who ask who are the Jewish people, and what are they doing here?

The actual message of Passover

How can this night be different from all others?

Here's a new approach to using the Seder and the Haggadah to be a real growth experience.

How can this night be different from all others?

Why don’t many smart people believe in God?

Why is it that so many intelligent people don’t believe in God?

Why don’t many smart people believe in God?

Rejoice with the Torah: True joy in the false world?

The connection between Torah and personal and world rectification.

Rejoice with the Torah: True joy in the false world?

New year, old goals?

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur force us to get real with what we truly want.

New year, old goals?

What’s holding back the final redemption?

Are we the ones holding back the redemption? Apparently, yes, once you understand what it takes to make national redemption a reality.

What’s holding back the final redemption?

Pesach's message: The hottest news

What is the good answer for those who ask who are the Jewish people, and what are they doing here?

Pesach's message: The hottest news

What makes Israel so special - and controversial?

The center of it all: What do you really see?

What makes Israel so special - and controversial?

The power of a positive attitude in life

Use positive thinking for powerfully positive results.

The power of a positive attitude in life

Goodbye Hanukkah, hello history

Light and darkness - Hanukkah all year round.

Goodbye Hanukkah, hello history

Hanukkah light: Making sense of history

A more enlightened approach to the holiday of light.

Hanukkah light: Making sense of history

A truly educational experience on Hanukkah

The connection between Hanukkah and education.

A truly educational experience on Hanukkah

What’s the big deal about Israel?

There is something intrinsically important about “Eretz Yisrael” that goes beyond the geography and the politics

What’s the big deal about Israel?

The most fearful enemy of the Jewish nation today

Personal rectification: Mixed multitude of and the Land of Israel.

The most fearful enemy of the Jewish nation today

Why do the Jewish people go all out with the Torah?

The connection between Torah and personal and world rectification.

Why do the Jewish people go all out with the Torah?

A starting point for Yom Kippur

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur force us to get real with what we truly want.

A starting point for Yom Kippur

It is not just fasting: The message of Yom Kippur

Something to keep in mind on Yom Kippur.

It is not just fasting: The message of Yom Kippur

New Year, old challenges: Back to your truth

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur force us to get real with what we truly want.

New Year, old challenges: Back to your truth

At the height of the noise, keep calm: Late thoughts of Elul

We all want different things in life, but at the root of all of it is one thing: Peace of mind.

At the height of the noise, keep calm: Late thoughts of Elul

The root problem: Talking about the Land of Israel

What makes Israel so special - and controversial?

The root problem: Talking about the Land of Israel

Elul: How to take advantage of life’s opportunity

We all want different things in life, but at the root of all of it is one thing: Peace of mind.

Elul: How to take advantage of life’s opportunity

Understand the truth: This is how the world works

You have to understand how the world works and what we’re supposed to do about it, which is very important to do at this time of year.

Understand the truth: This is how the world works

Reason for concern? The tenth hour of history

Who goes to the World-to-Come and what will it be like once someone gets there?

Reason for concern? The tenth hour of history

Why is it that so many intelligent people don’t believe in God?

Why don’t many smart people believe in God?

Why is it that so many intelligent people don’t believe in God?

In God we trust: Why? And how does it work?

If you want to see the light, trust in God.

In God we trust: Why? And how does it work?

Mind altering: What is Torah empowerment and how we can use it?

New scientific discoveries validate claims made long ago in Kabbalah.

Mind altering: What is Torah empowerment and how we can use it?

What’s holding back the final redemption?

It would seem as if most of the key ingredients for the final redemption of the Jewish people are in place.

What’s holding back the final redemption?

Who needs two Moshiachs?

Why are there two Moshiachs, and why must one die in battle as the Talmud seems to indicate?

Who needs two Moshiachs?

The Evil Inclination and Personal Destiny

There are very few things in life as satisfying as personal growth, and very few letdowns as hard as personal disappointment.

The Evil Inclination and Personal Destiny

Looking for meaning to your life? Choose the Torah

We already have the Torah. do we have to keep receiving it every year, or is the holiday of Shavuot, just a commemoration of events past?

Looking for meaning to your life? Choose the Torah

How can someone fight his 'devil'?

There are very few things in life as satisfying as personal growth, and very few letdowns as hard as personal disappointment.

How can someone fight his 'devil'?

The most significant count on the calendar

From the second night of Passover we start to count the Omer, a 49-day count-up to the holiday of Shavuos. What's really going on?

The most significant count on the calendar

The actual message of Passover

What is the good answer for those who ask who are the Jewish people, and what are they doing here?

The actual message of Passover

How can this night be different from all others?

It’s not Passover yet, at least for us. It was for the Jews in this week’s parshah who celebrate the first Seder ever.

How can this night be different from all others?

What lesson did the Jewish people in Egypt have for generations?

We all know that we went down to Egypt. Do we all know why it was necessary?

What lesson did the Jewish people in Egypt have for generations?

Why is it forbidden to ignore any enemy of Israel?

Remember to eradicate Amalek: Fighting our enemy of enemies.

Why is it forbidden to ignore any enemy of Israel?

The recurring ritual of the Jewish people

Making sense of current history.

The recurring ritual of the Jewish people

Always in the center: Why is the world so interested in Israel?

What makes Israel so special — and controversial?

Always in the center: Why is the world so interested in Israel?

Tu B'Shvat - a holiday of Jewish faith

When you plant a tree, you also plant an idea. You expect fruits, but not just them.

Tu B'Shvat - a holiday of Jewish faith

How can a person die 'prematurely'?

We use expressions like "he died early" or "she died before her time", but are they in fact accurate?

How can a person die 'prematurely'?