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The secret history of the ageless Serach

The secret history of the ageless Serach

The month of Av: Calamity followed by comfort.Yitzchak Reuven, 09/07/2021 07:00
The Three Weeks: From mourning to building

The Three Weeks: From mourning to building

Pinchas: The right man in the right place at the right time who did the right thing.Yitzchak Reuven, 01/07/2021 05:23
A desperate tyrant, terrified of peace loving Israel

A desperate tyrant, terrified of peace loving Israel

Israel's secret weapon: The love of family.Yitzchak Reuven, 24/06/2021 05:49
A Poignant Reminder of the Passing of Generations

A Poignant Reminder of the Passing of Generations

Israel's new bizarro government's Day One and the Flag Parade in Jerusalem.Yitzchak Reuven, 18/06/2021 13:10
Between life and death, this man saved a nation

Between life and death, this man saved a nation

The rebellion of Korach, then and now: The story of a man who wanted it all, and more.Yitzchak Reuven, 11/06/2021 18:36
National meltdown, just when everything seemed so perfect

National meltdown, just when everything seemed so perfect

Sending the spies: What went wrong?Yitzchak Reuven, 04/06/2021 01:39
Israel in the throes of redemption

Israel in the throes of redemption

The best of times and the worst of times in the Wilderness.Yitzchak Reuven, 28/05/2021 13:23
Missiles & lies in the service of terror

Missiles & lies in the service of terror

The war against the G-d of Israel: Torah's timely message for our deadly times.Yitzchak Reuven, 21/05/2021 06:03
The barbaric trashing of Jerusalem Day

The barbaric trashing of Jerusalem Day

The adventure and misadventures of Israel in the wilderness.Yitzchak Reuven, 14/05/2021 01:40
Tragedy at Meron and why no one is taking responsibilty

Tragedy at Meron and why no one is taking responsibilty

The answer to all our questions is taking responsibility for all the G-d has entrusted us with.Yitzchak Reuven, 07/05/2021 02:37
Foul wind from D.C. blowing over Middle East

Foul wind from D.C. blowing over Middle East

The world's need for recognition, respect & compassion.Yitzchak Reuven, 30/04/2021 00:16
The commandment to be holy - to be who we are meant to be

The commandment to be holy - to be who we are meant to be

Repentance, Atonement & Forgiveness - the Three Pillars of CreationYitzchak Reuven, 23/04/2021 14:51
Israel Independence Day: Let the blessed redemption begin

Israel Independence Day: Let the blessed redemption begin

Ritual purity and impurity: A life and death situation.Yitzchak Reuven, 16/04/2021 03:23
From song to silence: The rollercoaster of human existence

From song to silence: The rollercoaster of human existence

The high price of human error.Yitzchak Reuven, 09/04/2021 03:29
The true freedom of the Jewish people

The true freedom of the Jewish people

The Passover offering in the days of the Holy Temple.Yitzchak Reuven, 25/03/2021 00:44
Man & Beast: Time, space & transcendence

Man & Beast: Time, space & transcendence

Trying to wrap our brains around the breadth and beauty of the Temple offerings.Yitzchak Reuven, 19/03/2021 00:21
All together now: Build for me a sanctuary!

All together now: Build for me a sanctuary!

Making a house for G-d with wisdom, with insight, and with knowledge.Yitzchak Reuven, 11/03/2021 06:58
The Red Heifer, Purity & Passover

The Red Heifer, Purity & Passover

Tablets engraved by the finger of G-d and a man-made disaster called the Golden Calf.Yitzchak Reuven, 03/03/2021 06:57
Putting our faith to the test on Purim

Putting our faith to the test on Purim

Do the clothes make the man or does the man make the clothes?Yitzchak Reuven, 24/02/2021 01:51
Why does G-d need man to make for Him a home in the world?

Why does G-d need man to make for Him a home in the world?

The great privilege and responsibility of making a place for G-d in our lives.Yitzchak Reuven, 18/02/2021 06:58
Civil law: This is how the basis for the Israeli nation was built

Civil law: This is how the basis for the Israeli nation was built

Why civil law is the first thing G-d teaches Moshe at Sinai.Yitzchak Reuven, 10/02/2021 06:58
G-d proposes a long-term relationship with Israel

G-d proposes a long-term relationship with Israel

The unifying joy of Yitro at the oneness of G-d.Yitzchak Reuven, 04/02/2021 01:46
When Israel takes its first baby steps as a nation

When Israel takes its first baby steps as a nation

An important lesson in how to understand making a livelihood and trusting in Hashem.Yitzchak Reuven, 28/01/2021 05:08
The keys for Israel's future

The keys for Israel's future

The self-inflicted folly of Pharaoh, the king of ancient Egypt, and the connection to our reality.Yitzchak Reuven, 20/01/2021 06:59
True leader - the right man for the job

True leader - the right man for the job

A leading leader never looks back and never gives up. This is how Moshe Rabbeinu behaved.Yitzchak Reuven, 14/01/2021 04:30
The midwives who gave birth to a nation

The midwives who gave birth to a nation

From the Nile to the burning bush and back again: Loving brothers of one another.Yitzchak Reuven, 06/01/2021 00:50
The European Union is killing Jewish life in Europe

The European Union is killing Jewish life in Europe

Europe's ancient hatred of the Jews takes a new twist as the EU bans kosher slaughter.Yitzchak Reuven, 30/12/2020 06:21
Taking the oath of being our brother's keeper

Taking the oath of being our brother's keeper

What does mutual responsibility for one another's well being mean today in Israel?Yitzchak Reuven, 24/12/2020 00:17
Take in the great light of Hanukkah & share it with the world

Take in the great light of Hanukkah & share it with the world

Zot Hanukkah - Lighting up the night.Yitzchak Reuven, 16/12/2020 05:29
Fighting for truth and against a global mono-society

Fighting for truth and against a global mono-society

"It is my brothers that I seek": Creating brotherly love where there was none.Yitzchak Reuven, 10/12/2020 06:08
Preparing for war, reconciliation and praying to G-d

Preparing for war, reconciliation and praying to G-d

Wrestling with an angel: Yaakov all alone and the hidden lights of Hanukkah.Yitzchak Reuven, 02/12/2020 16:15
Deep in love and searching for unique qualities

Deep in love and searching for unique qualities

From birthrights to blessings: Who wants them and who deserves them?Yitzchak Reuven, 19/11/2020 02:19
The Middle East legacy of President Trump

The Middle East legacy of President Trump

Plus the holiday of Sigd - a sign that the Temple will soon be rebuilt?Yitzchak Reuven, 12/11/2020 00:42
America chose a President? in G-d we trust

America chose a President? in G-d we trust

A friendship built on unfaltering trust, relentless faith & pure love.Yitzchak Reuven, 05/11/2020 03:24
An exciting time to be on the Temple Mount

An exciting time to be on the Temple Mount

The game changer in G-d's world.Yitzchak Reuven, 30/10/2020 06:50
Are we our brother's keepers? A question for the ages

Are we our brother's keepers? A question for the ages

Noach, righteous & pure, built an ark and built an altar.Yitzchak Reuven, 22/10/2020 01:35
The reason for creation that science will never know

The reason for creation that science will never know

Man is G-d's chosen partner to share the blessing of creation.Yitzchak Reuven, 15/10/2020 05:22
No time to sleep on the busiest holiday of the year

No time to sleep on the busiest holiday of the year

Concluding and starting all over again on Simchat Torah.Yitzchak Reuven, 09/10/2020 01:04
Our slate wiped clean and way beyond time

Our slate wiped clean and way beyond time

Transitioning from Yom Kippur to the joy of Sukkot, despite the coronavirus.Yitzchak Reuven, 01/10/2020 02:13
A new dawn awaits us on the Temple Mount

A new dawn awaits us on the Temple Mount

Countdown to the birth of man & the opportunity for renewal.Yitzchak Reuven, 17/09/2020 01:10
Rosh Hashanah is the annual spiritual reboot

Rosh Hashanah is the annual spiritual reboot

The primordial of the Shofar: Standing upright before G-d, our King & creator.Yitzchak Reuven, 10/09/2020 06:56
Facing life's challenges with gratitude and joy

Facing life's challenges with gratitude and joy

The Holy Temple, Rosh Hashanah, and the chance to replant ourselves in the Garden of Eden.Yitzchak Reuven, 03/09/2020 03:21
Conquering our inner foes and freeing our spirits

Conquering our inner foes and freeing our spirits

Fighting Amalek to the end of days.Yitzchak Reuven, 27/08/2020 04:07
Justice & Jewish rights on the Temple Mount

Justice & Jewish rights on the Temple Mount

Israel shakes hands with the United Arab Emirates.Yitzchak Reuven, 21/08/2020 02:07
God looks at us as His children

God looks at us as His children

Seeing eye-to-eye with G-d in His chosen place: We are the children of HaShem.Yitzchak Reuven, 14/08/2020 03:40
What a great day for rebuilding the Holy Temple

What a great day for rebuilding the Holy Temple

Every commandment, just like every soul, is important to HaShem.Yitzchak Reuven, 07/08/2020 15:37
Tisha B'Av: Is our heart into mourning, or is our heart into building?

Tisha B'Av: Is our heart into mourning, or is our heart into building?

Truth, love and peace are the gifts of the Holy Temple for all mankind.Yitzchak Reuven, 29/07/2020 03:20
Time to focus on & build the Holy Temple

Time to focus on & build the Holy Temple

The message of the month of Av: Our potential for good.Yitzchak Reuven, 23/07/2020 05:15
Focusing on the Holy Temple and getting ready to rebuild

Focusing on the Holy Temple and getting ready to rebuild

The peril of lingering outside the Land of IsraelYitzchak Reuven, 16/07/2020 06:48
Societal meltdown and the need for a shake up call

Societal meltdown and the need for a shake up call

Finding the right man, in the right place at the right time.Yitzchak Reuven, 08/07/2020 03:24
Modesty & respect are a nation's true first line of defense

Modesty & respect are a nation's true first line of defense

Heathen prophet, gun for hire, and the origin of the anti-Israel crowd.Yitzchak Reuven, 03/07/2020 15:18
Exploring the mystery of the Red Heifer

Exploring the mystery of the Red Heifer

What can we learn from the Red Heifer about life and death, and our place in God's world?Yitzchak Reuven, 26/06/2020 14:25
How evil talk corrodes one's own being

How evil talk corrodes one's own being

Swinging wildly from a lack of nerve to a whole lotta nerve.Yitzchak Reuven, 18/06/2020 06:58
When the deadly pandemic hit the people of Israel

When the deadly pandemic hit the people of Israel

From grapes to grasshoppers: What the 12 Spies saw.Yitzchak Reuven, 12/06/2020 03:52
As Jews again ascend to Temple Mount, America descends into chaos

As Jews again ascend to Temple Mount, America descends into chaos

Israel begins its journey to the Promised Land: What became of Jethro, Moshe's father-in-law, and who are his children today?Yitzchak Reuven, 05/06/2020 03:43
Jerusalem of Gold and the unmitigated nerve of Israel's Judges

Jerusalem of Gold and the unmitigated nerve of Israel's Judges

What did the olim on Operation Solomon know that our judges ignore?Yitzchak Reuven, 27/05/2020 06:56
Longing to return to the Temple Mount

Longing to return to the Temple Mount

53 years since the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem.Yitzchak Reuven, 21/05/2020 05:30