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I know my ancestors were freed from Egyptian slavery

I did not need the amulet found on Har Eival to strengthen my faith. My proof is the fact of generations of believers since Mount Sinai.

I know my ancestors were freed from Egyptian slavery

Weekly Torah Study, KI Tisa: How did Moshe fast for 40 days?

Moses neither ate nor drank for 40 days and nights. That seems a stretch. Can man overcome physical needs?

Weekly Torah Study, KI Tisa: How did Moshe fast for 40 days?

The Prophecy of Moses and the Revelation at Mount Sinai

Moshe Rabbeinu’s level of prophecy was distinct from all other prophets in his clear vision, and in his ability to prophesize at all times.

The Prophecy of Moses and the Revelation at Mount Sinai

The parsha and current events: Humanity is presently perched on a seam of history

Humanity today awaits to see what is next. Nuclear war? Decimation through viral infection? Economic disaster? Racial and religious wars?

Humanity is presently perched on a seam of history

Lawsuit: Mount Sinal hospital forced Muslim workers to cut their beards

3 Muslim workers accuse New York hospital of religious discrimination after ordering them to cut their beards in order to wear mask.

Lawsuit: Mt. Sinal hospital made Muslim workers cut their beards

Time to leave the cloud

The time to step out of the cloud is now. We have the wind to our backs. Leaders, politicians, do you hear?

Time to leave the cloud

'A still, small voice'

Is this not the voice that we are longing now to hear? The comforting voice of peace, of stillness and serenity.

'A still, small voice'

The Book of Ruth: A Zionist story For Shavuot

The duality of Shavuot is prominent in the Book of Ruth. The time is the harvest and Ruth accepts the Torah.as the Jews did on Mt. Sinai.

The Book of Ruth: A Zionist story For Shavuot

The timeless message of the suspended mountain

"The Holy One overturned the mountain above like a tub, and said:’If you accept the Torah-good, and if not- there will be your burial’."

The timeless message of the suspended mountain

Without a crowd

This time there is no crowd, this time it's only G-d and you. We've added a thought on Pesach cleaning which is only your family and you.

Without a crowd

Encountering the Divine

YITRO; Exodus 18:1–20:23:Revelation, fear and a pathway to Hashem paved with three instructions.

Encountering the Divine

'As one man with one heart'

Jews are enjoined to love their fellow Jews and not to seek revenge one from the other as this would be like taking revenge on one’s self.

'As one man with one heart'

Becoming the people we want to be

Finding holiness in the ethereal on God’s mountain is easy. Finding it in daily life takes conscious effort.

Becoming the people we want to be

The synagogue with an eerie sound

When entering the prayer room, you would hear a continuous sobbing sound.

The synagogue with an eerie sound

The Heavenly “cloud” that embraces and separates

'Step into the misty cloud - for only there is G-d found'

The Heavenly “cloud” that embraces and separates

To receive the Torah, be like a desert!

Mount Sinai was a humble mountain in a desolate desert. What does G-d's giving the Torah there try to tell us?

To receive the Torah, be like a desert!

Spiritual aliya

At Mount Sinai, Heaven touched the Earth. When we returned to the land of Israel, the Earth reached up to touch the Heavens.

Spiritual aliya

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

Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia?

Howie Silbiger talks to filmmaker Ryan Mauro about his trip to Saudi Arabia in search of Mount Sinai.

Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia?player

Leader of Visnitz Hasidim in critical condition

Rabbi Mordechai Hager hospitalized at Mount Sinai hospital in New York after health takes a turn for the worse.

Leader of Visnitz Hasidim in critical condition

Jews Celebrate Passover on Mount Sinai

A group of Jews decided to pack their holiday onto camels and hump it to the top of Jabel Musa for Passover.

Jews Celebrate Passover on Mount Sinaiplayer