What is the secret of the Jew? Higher Knowledge.

I read all the upset about the denial of the holocaust, I saw the movie “The Jewish Cardinal” and I see the desperate need to do/say something about it. So first of all, below is a list of what remarkable leaders in different fields said about the Jews. We...

Each of Us Has a “Royal Name”

There is much talk about the naming of the newest royal Prince of Cambridge, third in line to the throne of the British monarchy. It is a wonderful occasion to share one of the most important aspects of the Hebrew Letters: the building blocks of our names. “I...

TIsh b’Av Reflection: Reconnecting With Holiness

Tisha b’Av, the 9th day of the Hebrew month of Av, begins at sunset Monday, July 15, 2013, in 5773. It is considered to be spiritually a “dry period”, meaning that less is available from above. This period in the past was filled with many sad events for the Jewish...

Gimel is the New Light for the New Year

Dearest Seekers of Truth and Meaning: I read Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh’s words about Rosh Hashanah and his comments about the last 2 parashot. (click on link below) What more can I say? He is so inspiring, and it is a blessing to feel close to his wisdom and to...

Vav and Shavuot

I hope the holy-day of Fire, Lag B’Omer, was experienced with meaning. Some of you know that I was up north twice lately. I was with Rabbi David Zaslow’s community in Ashland OR, where Reb Zalman and a Sufi led a shabbaton together! I also was invited to Mt....

Peh / sach – Passover

We have moved into the month of Nissan, the head month of the Jewish calendar. It has the power to charge all the other months of the year, since it is governed by signs of miracles and redemption, giving us the ability to receive messages. The miraculous aspect has...

A Rosh Hashanna Plea

Dear God, forgive me, I think like a person who watches too much CNN, but then I do return To be under the wings of Your inspiration. How You throw on me Your glimpses of Hope. Like fresh water over the perplexed. I want to know Love, I want You to know me and name me...