Bond then Build

Bond then Build

The ultimate destination for the Jewish people after leaving Egypt was the Land of Israel. At the burning bush, G-d promised to Moshe (Moses), “I come to take [the Jewish nation] from the hand of Egypt… to a land that is good and spacious, to a land that...
You Can’t Google Torah

You Can’t Google Torah

The Internet is the wrong place to learn Torah. You may be surprised to hear that from one who manages the content and technology of Torah.org, a site devoted to teaching Torah, but I’m sure you’ll agree it’s true — as I’ll explain. There are...
The Socially Distant Seder

The Socially Distant Seder

This Passover is going to be different. Over the last few weeks the world has plunged into an existence I can only describe as Biblical times. No longer do we wonder how a nation can be stricken with a plague, whether that is pestilence, frogs, fiery hail, or the...
Colors of Joy

Colors of Joy

The new Jewish month of Adar began yesterday, ushering in the joyous holidays of Purim and Passover. In this spirit the Sages of the Talmud have said “When Adar arrives, we increase in happiness.” We don’t think of happiness, true happiness, as...
Keep Singing

Keep Singing

“I sing to G-d, for He is exalted…” (Exodus 15:1) After Moshe (Moses) and the Jewish People saw the great miracle of the splitting of the sea, their salvation from the oncoming chariots of Pharaoh and the Egyptian army, and the total destruction of...