Monthly Archives: September 2015

Why Remember?

Parashat Ha’azinu When I call out the name of Hashem, ascribe greatness to our God.  The Rock!  Perfect is His work; for all His paths are justice; a God of faith without iniquity, righteous and fair is He.   Corruption is not … Continue reading

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Days of Awe

We are currently in the Yomim Nora’im – the 10 days between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur – known as the Days of Awe. During these 10 days, we are to focus on Teshuva (Repentance) and preparation for Yom Kippur. Special insertions are … Continue reading

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A Leap of Action

Parashat Nitzavim People often assume the impossibility of observing all the mitzvot in the Torah, and therefore, make no effort to even try. In our modern world of “doing what we want,” and “answering to no one,” the idea of living … Continue reading

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Preparation for the Promised Land

Parashat Ki Tavo This week’s Torah portion, Ki Tavo, begins with the words, “When you have come to the land HaShem your G-d is giving you…” What follows is an entire parashah emphasizing the observance of the mitzvot. The question arises as to why … Continue reading

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