Very rarely do we answer a wake up call in life. But, life finds a way to leave a message.
Alfred Nobel was lucky enough to check his messages. After reading an obituary about himself that was accidentally published he realized he had to turn his life around. He did not want to be known as the man who created dynamite and caused so much damage so he changed his legacy and established the Nobel prize. Read More
Go Tell It On The Mountain
This week’s Parsha starts by discussing the laws of Shmitah ( 7 year agricultural cycle) that were given at Har Sinai to Moshe. Rashi asks, why does the Torah mention Har Sinai in relation to the rules of Shmitah. What is the connection and relationship between the two?
Often times the significance of our actions and the impact of our ideas are not fully comprehended immediately. For example there are many deep connections between the Torah and the founding fathers of the United States although they are separated by over 3,000 years. The founders of this great nation were inspired by the events of the exodus and the entire Chumash. A passage from this week’s Parsha about freedom being proclaimed throughout the land appears on the liberty bell. Read More