Sanctify the Moment

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The parsha this week begins with the words, “Vayakhel Moshe es kol adas bnei Yisroel.” Moshe descended the mountain the day...

Counter Kiruv In The Israeli Army

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute www.jpi.org Email:  rudomin@jpi.org Every action begats a counter-reaction. The Frum world hears a lot about Kiruv Rechokim, Jewish...

Snow or a Lazy Generation

By Eli Verschleiser Our parents and grandparents used to regale us with tales of trudging miles and miles to school in a blinding blizzard, wind...

The Haggadah on Many Levels

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss The annual holy narrative of the Pesach Seder is a multi-faceted experience with which we should familiarize ourselves so that...

In Defense of Rav Soloveitchik — A Response to Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Rabbi Soloveitchik and his Paradoxical Influence: An Answer to a Friend is the second recent article by Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo to critique...

To Approach the Divine

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Whoever among us ever suffered the “slings and arrows” of life more than Job?  Who among us knew such pain and tragedy? ...

Bridge the Divide

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz We just completed the observance of Purim. We are still in the exalted state that defines chodesh Adar and we are...

A Message From The Kalever Rebbe For Purim 5777: What Can We Learn From...

Our Sages teach us that the Jews did not accept the Torah joyously at Sinai, but only under duress. Only after the miracle of...

Are We What We Wear?

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran When a celebrity made her entrance at an awards show a few years ago wearing a dress made of raw beef it...

The Face of Purim

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Purim is different. When all the Yomim Tovim will cease to be celebrated and only be remembered as part of golus, Purim...