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An ideological thread connects the holidays and creation

There is a conceptual scheme magnificently uniting the holidays and the beginning of the rereading of the Torah at their end..

An ideological thread connects the holidays and creation

The Parsha and Current Events: The message of the Sixth Day

Is man, knowing morality, always above beasts? Take Australia, known as “down under”- a most appropriate name after this week.

The Parsha and Current Events: The message of the Sixth Day

Seven days in Genesis

A different kind of evolution in the first week of the universe.

Seven days in Genesis

Tazria: Man versus Mosquito

Israel's first Chief Rabbi and the iconic leader of Religious Zionism: What comes first in value - quantity or quality?

Tazria: Man versus Mosquito

We owe God more than we admit

“Many solicit a ruler’s favor, but a man’s Judgment is from the Lord.” (Proverbs 29:26).

We owe God more than we admit

The hidden light of Hannukah

Sparks hidden from the light of the first day of Creation reveal themselves for those who have eyes to see.

The hidden light of Hannukah

From the beginning till the end of time

The opening word of the Torah “in the beginning” already encoded all of what was to come, the potential of everything which will ever be.

From the beginning till the end of time

Breishit: Letters of Creation

Why the Torah begins with the letter bet and not aleph has a meaning connected with the nature of light.

Breishit: Letters of Creation

What is new 'in the beginning'?

The whole story announces a new event in the world, the moment when the Creator chooses to establish a relationship with humans.

What is new 'in the beginning'?

What preceded Creation?

What does the word "Bereshit" allude to?

What preceded Creation?

On Sukkot, we dream under the stars

Tomorrow is today's dream. We pray that our intentions be worthy of creation, that our dreams be worthy of actualization.

On Sukkot, we dream under the stars

Establishing the foundations of Faith

​​​​​​​Establishing faith passes through 3 foundations: revelation through Am Yisrael, observing creation, and putting talents to work.

Establishing the foundations of Faith

Eretz Yisrael: The place to learn the Torah and live it

For Am Yisrael to fulfill its destiny, it must be physically within the Land and must keep the mitzvot within the Land.

Eretz Yisrael: The place to learn the Torah and live it

Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism: The Torah's message is ethics in a world created by G-d.

 Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Great potential

A fundamental theological cornerstone of Judaism is found in this parasha: Man must continue the process of creating things anew.

Great potential

The creation of man: Was it good?

How come it says "and it was good" about every day of Creation except for the creation of man. Was it good or wasn't it?

The creation of man: Was it good?

Today's Open Orthodoxy - Bereishit 5781

There are good things that resulted from our praying outside, things we should try to retain and that contrast Abraham with Adam and Noah.

Today's Open Orthodoxy - Bereishit 5781

Big Bang and Creation

The State of Israel is a small object in the universe of nations. But the pressure it exerts influences every part of the globe.

Big Bang and Creation

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: Creation ex nihilo

Some heretics do not deny Creation, instead they deny ongong Divine Providence, and that leads to a contradiction in terms.

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: Creation ex nihiloplayer

Lessons from the Torah reading: Compassionate speaking

This Shabbat we read EMOR. Leviticus 21:1–24:23, in which we learn of the different ways Hashem spoke to His people..

Lessons from the Torah reading: Compassionate speaking

Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

Stephen Hawking vs G-d on Creation of the Universe

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking told a packed audience in California this week the Big Bang did not require G-d for creation.

Stephen Hawking vs G-d on Creation of the Universe