Personal Stories and Opinion

Make chirping beautiful

This week's Torah portion (Tazriyah-Metzorah), discusses the disease Tzarat, a punishment for slander. Part of the purification process requires two birds, one ...
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Who is Wise?

Between Pesach and Shavuot it is customary to learn Ethics of the Fathers. In chapter 4:1 Ben Zoma says "איזהו ...
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Festival of Failures: A Fifth Question for this Year’s Seder

The art of storytelling demands a captivating structure. One time-tested method introduces a character worth following, only to have him or her ...
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More breaks equal more efficiency

In this week's Torah portion Rashi, an 11th-century commentator, notes the frequent pauses between commands. He explains these breaks functioned ...
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Disconnect to Reconnect

In this week's torah portion (Vayakhel-Pekudei) Moshe relays Hashem's commandment to work six days and rest on the seventh ...
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Elevate those around you!

Count Elevate the Jews In this week’s Torah portion (Ki Tisa) Moshe is commanded “Ki tisa et rosh bnei yisrael… ...
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