Vayishlach: Be thyself

Vayishlach: Be thyself

The story of Jacob wrestling with an unnamed adversary and his new name Israel is essential to understanding what it means to be a Jew.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 12/4/2020, 6:28 AM
 Vayishlach: The hidden challenge facing the Jewish people

Vayishlach: The hidden challenge facing the Jewish people

What are the three greatest challenges facing the Jewish people?UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 12/2/2020, 10:22 PM
Inner beauty, inner strength

Inner beauty, inner strength

In his very essence Yaacov was diametrically opposed to his illustrious father and grandfather.Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, 11/27/2020, 2:00 PM
If you want to leave footprints on the sands of time, be sure you're wearing workshoes

If you want to leave footprints on the sands of time, be sure you're wearing workshoes

Literally meaning a “heel”, the Hebrew word “eikev” evolved to denote a mark left by the heel, a foot-print - and more. All in Jacob's name.Torah MiTzion, 11/27/2020, 1:50 PM
Beginning the Journey (Chayei Sarah 5781)

Beginning the Journey (Chayei Sarah 5781)

Rabbi Sacks z’’l prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership.Rabbi Jonathan Sacks , 11/12/2020, 12:00 PM
We are all part of the tikkun

We are all part of the tikkun

Could others, even those seemingly much less worthy than Abraham, be part of the Divine plan of tikkun?Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 11/4/2020, 2:17 PM
Jump at the Israel Opportunity (Ha'azinu 2020)

Jump at the Israel Opportunity (Ha'azinu 2020)

In this 3-min. video, Baruch Gordon answers the question, "If Moshe didn't merit to enter the Land of Israel, why should we?"Sharona Cohen, 9/25/2020, 10:47 AM
The Daily Portion / What should we do?

The Daily Portion / What should we do?

Perhaps Elul should signal a new direction for us to take, especially for this coming year.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/21/2020, 1:29 PM