From Pesach to Parshas Shemini: the Food Focus Continues...
The True Chait of Nadav & Avihu (with Rabbi Neuburger)
Yosef and Yam Suf: Running Away to “the Other Side”
The Exodus from Egypt: The Story is Not Yet Over...
Yetzias Mitzrayim & the Koach HaPeh
Avraham & Moshe: Transforming the Idolatrous Passion
Grateful for the “Sinai Experience” — Even Without the Torah??
Yitzchak, the Middle Matzah, & a Visit from Eliyahi Hanavi
The Big Lesson Learned from the Small "Aleph"
"Zerizin Makdimin..." - The Pivotal Role it Plays in ALL Our Mitzvos
From Mishkan to Mikdash: The Dynamic Duo of Yehuda & Dan
Vayakel: The "Kahal" as a Tikkun for Cheit HaEigel
Cheit HaEigel & the "Tikkun" of Our Purim Laughter...
Our Avos & the Three "Signs" that Define Us
From Halves to a Whole - the “Shekel of the Future”
Smashing the Luchos Yet Lifting Up Our Heads- Never Despair...
Yom KiPURIM: The "Two-Sided Yom Tov" that Will be Around Forever...
Purim: A Time to Toil in Torah She'bi'al Peh
The Megilla’s End and the True “Gadlus” of Mordechai
Haman, Ha'Man, & "Ha'Min haEitz": The Common Thread...
The "Wooden Essence" of the Aron HaEidus
Milchemes Amalek: Time to Pull Yehoshua Out of the Bais Medrash
“Pole-Position” Pondering and the Aron Ha’Eidus
The Mitzvah of Aliyah L’Regel: May I Go in a Lexus??
Moshe/Esther/Mordechai/Haman: The Thread that Connects Them All...
24/7 Na'aseh Vi'nishma: Why Not in Last Weeks Parsha?
Yehoshua Shows Us the Importance of Shimush Talmidei Chachamim
Marriage, Mizbei'ach, & the Essence of Matan Torah
The Memorable "Neshikos" of Shema Yisroel at Matan Torah
From Mitzrayim to Har Sinai: Our Evolving Relationship with HKB"H
The Two-Tiered War of Amalek
Milchemes Amalek: Sending the "Mighty & Righteous" Out to War
Truly Living with Emunah Thriugh the Koach of a Niggun
Milah & Pesach: The Two Mitzvos that Powered the Yetziah
The Two main Objectives of the Makkos in Mitzrayim
"Moshe & Aharon" Equal as One
Makkas Tzifardeia: Fascinating Facts & Facets about the Frogs
Highlighting the Unique Qualities of Eretz Yisroel - PART ONE
(see part two below)
Highlighting the Unique Qualities of Eretz Yisroel - PART TWO
Uncovering the hidden message of the "Three Signs" - PART ONE
(see part two below)
Uncovering the hidden message of the "Three Signs" - PART TWO
Striking the Mitzri: A Scrutiny of Moshe's Bold Action - PART ONE
(see part two below)
Striking the Mitzri: A Scrutiny of Moshe's Bold Action - PART TWO
Naming of the book of "Names"
Spiritual Genetics & Yaakov's "Bracha" to Shimon & Levi
Yaakov's Yearning to Reveal the "Keitz": A Truly Amazing Kabbalistic Gem
Serach Bas Asher: The 2,000 Year Old Woman- and so Much More...
Ya’akov & Yosefs attitudes towards burial in Egypt
Yehuda as King: Paving the Way for Torah in Egypt
Jealousy & Gematrios Gems in the Name "Yosef"
Yehuda & Dan: Planting the Seeds of Mashiach
Yehuda & Chushim/Dan: Encountering the Koach of the Two Lions
Yosef, Chanukah & our Repeated Focus on the "Banim"
Yosef HaTzaddik: The “Guardian of Continuity”
Yaakov Avinu's Learning, "Light" & Love of Yosef
Perplexed by Yosef's Readiness to Put Himself in Danger
Multiple Musings on "Malachim Mamash"
Dina's "Going Out to Look": What Did She Do Wrong?
Yaakov's Fear & Anguish: What is it Really All About?
So Where Does the Number 613 Come From?
Why Didn't Rachel I'Meinu Destroy the Terafim?
From Leah to Dovid Hamelech: Endless Thanks for Everyday Miracles
A Tzadik's Lasting Impact on His Surroundings
Kibbud Av V’Eim and the Unforgettable Fragrance of Gan Eden
Toldos: The Ahava/Yir'ah Relationship Inspired by our Avos- Part 2
Toldos: The Ahava/Yir'ah Relationship Inspired by our Avos- Part 1
Vaigdlu Hanearim: Defining True Gadlus
The Dual Roles of Avraham Avinu
Gems on the Life & Death of Sarah & the Lessons for Us
B'nai Hapilagshim: Avraham Avinu's "Other" Children
Appreciating the Greatness of Sarah through the Qualities of Rivkah
Gems From Gedolai Yisroel Regarding Yishmael
Becoming Talmidim of Avraham Avinu, the Paradigm of Chesed
The Tefillos of our Father Avraham for All Generations
Avraham Avinu: The First True Eved Hashem
The Glaring Omission of 'Kivshan Ha'Aish in the Torah
Lech Lecha - Why Did Shem Lose the Kehuna Gedola?
Lech Lecha Traveling on the Derech: Good or Bad for Avraham Avinu?
Parshas Noach: Avraham's Special Connection to Mitzvas Kibbud Av
Noach & the Birds: Rising Above the Olam Hagashmi
Noach & the Koach of the 36 Special Tzadikim
Beraishis: Powerful Prayer for the Potent Rains
Beraishis: We Must Never Stop Working on Ourselves
The "Beauty" of Sarah Imainu: The Fusion of the Physical & the Spiritual
Chag HaSukkos: Commemorating the Dual Nature of our Special Sukkah
The Simcha of "Chag" HaSuccos & the Lesson Learned from Lavan
Rectifying our Midos on the Road to Repentance
Dealing with the Yetzer Hara Before Yom Kippur
Tzom Gedalia: Locking in the Sparks of Rosh Hashaha
"Shofar Gadol": Appreciating the "Great" Shofar--
then Giving it Over to HaKB"H
Sweetening Din with Rachamim & the Hidden Message of Salt
Rosh Hashana: Achieving Achdus With the Support of the Son's of Korach
Rosh Hashanah: Getting Ready to be Born Anew
"Pearls" of Wisdom in Educating our Children
Nitzavim Vayelech: Are You a "Nitzavim" Jew or a "Vayelech" Jew?
The Power of the Mezuza: Appreciating it's Two-Tiered Protective Shield
Atem Nitzavim: Searching for the Emes in so Many Places
Ki Savo: The Importance of Simcha in the Life of a Yid
"Ani L'Dodi V'Dodi Li": Why Quote Shir Hashirim in Chodesh Elul?
Shema Yisroel: From the Beginning to the Very End of Our Lives
Heading into Menachem 'Av' (not 'Eim') Turning to the Father's "Comfort"
Why Does Serach bas Asher Merit to "Live Forever"?
The Three Weeks: Putting our Painful History Into its Proper Perspective
Ma"aseh Pinchas: The Ultimate Act of "Tzedaka"
"The Sons of Korach Never Died": So What are they Doing Now?
Parashas Balak Carried by Yaakov's Gift Through the Dark Times...
Yearning for Y'Mos Hamashiach,
a Time when We'll Truly Know our Creator
Parah Adumah The Crucial Lesson for ALL the Mitzvos Hatorah
Parah Adumah: The Bad ( & the Good...?) of the Death of Tzadikim
"Dasan & Adas Aviram"... Where is the Missing "Korach?
Korach: The Five Parshios Named for Specific Individuals - Part I
Korach: The Five Parshios Named for Specific Individuals - Part II
Parshas Korach: Juggling Genealogies
Making Sense of the Enigmatic First Rashi in Parshas Korach
Tzitzis & Yerushalayim: The Joint Actions of Avraham & Sheim
Sheim & Avraham: Tied Together in the Tallis Shel Tzitzis
The Journey to "Az Yashir Moshe": Was it Seven or Eight Days?
Yehoshua & Calev: Enhanced by a Few Special "Others"
Why Didn't Moshe Daven for his Brother in Law Calev?
From Moshe to Dovid:
Becoming One with the Koach HaTefilla
A Focus on Fire & The Pursuit of Peace:
From Aharon to R' Yochanan Ben Zakai
Miriam's Mission: Marriage, Moshe, & Her Connection to Mayim
The Great Gift to Aharon: "It All Begins With You!"
Nazir & Sotah: Which One Ought to Come First?
Post Shavuos: Well Equipped to Head Into the Summer Months
Parshas Naso: Highlighting the Uniqueness of Every Jew
"She'lo Asani Goy": Appreciating Who We Are...
Post Shavuos Chizuk: Linking Our Nights & Days with Limud HaTorah
Post Shavuos Ponderings: Where is "Torah" in our Daily Shmone Esrai?
Shavuos: Our Dance-Less Chasuna with HKBH
With the Rashbi 'Lighting' the Way, Never Stop Shteiging!
Preparing for Shavuos: Ready to Fulfill Our Unique Mission in Life
The Life of Rav Shimon Bar Yochai:
Teaching us to Delve Beneath the Surface
The Smoke, Fire & Sounds of... 'Silence'-- of Matan Torah
Parshas Bamidbar: Probing the Persona of Pinchas
Learning All Night Leil Shavous: A Potpourri of Gems...
Crucial Life Lessons from the "Two" Rebbe Akivas
The Journey Back into Shul: Expressing Hakaras Hatov
for all Hashem's Gifts
Chodesh Iyar & Encompassing All Aspects of Shlaimus
The Mishebairach Tefilla: Why do we Invoke the Mothers Name?
Parsha Behar Bechukosai: Right on the Heels of the Rashbi's Yartzeit
The Greatest 'Streak' of All: Being a True Eved Hashem...
Getting Back on Top by Listening to Our Chachamim
From Pogroms to Pandemics & Crusades to Coronas
We Never, Ever Stop Believing!
Delving Beneath the Surface: Let's Learn From Rebbi Akivah
When We can't be With Our Rebbeim... the Benefits of Video Shiurim
Feeling Alone These Days?? There's Always a Friend Around
Connecting to Everyone in the Midst of Corona
The Corona Wake Me Up: What Really Matters in Life
Acharei Mos: The Special Segula of Connecting to Nadav & Avihu
Corona and the final battle against Gog U'magog
Corona Upheaval: The Importance of Keeping Seder in Your Life
Without a Healthy Body, You Can't Have a Healthy Soul
Parshas Tazria: Through CORONA & All, Shteig, Shteig, SHTEIG!!!
Parshas Tazria: The Preconditions We Accepted to Enter the World
Does Hashem Really Expect Us to Accept all this Suffering b"Simcha??
Sefira: Lets Bring all the Days-and People - Together as One!
You Believe in Hashem? Tell Him...All the Time!
All That We Do... for the Glory of G-d!
Living Every Moment with Sh'ma on our Lips
Yetzias Mitzrayim Tapping Into the 3 Traits that Define Every Jew
Pesach Amidst Corona: Our History Shows We CAN Prevail!
"Dayeinu": From the Magical Mann to the Sin that Brought the Serpents
The Paschal Lamb:..Tied To My... BED??!
Right Before Moshiach... A Makkah of Dever??!!
Korban Todah, Thanking Hashem: Then, Now, & Forever
Parashat Tzav: Keep Adding Fuel to Your Inner Fire!
Don't Worry...Hashem is Always With You!
Crowning our Creator A Little Needed Mussar for Us All
Chodesh Nisan: Reflections on the Month of Many Miracles
Feeling Couped Up These Days? Here's the Antidote...
Shuls & Yeshiva's Closed:
How Can We Still Bring the Shechina Down??
Hashem LOVES your Mesiras Nefesh-
ESPECIALLY During Days of Difficulty
Seize the Moment: Let's End This Already!
Vayakhel-Pekudei: Hashem's Plan Not Ours
Vayakhel-Pekudei: Corona & Tasting Shabbos Every Day
Vayakhel- Pekudei: Emunas Chachamim & the Corona Virus