"Let’s ask a question that we think we know the answer to. What does it mean to be holy?"
Author: Rav Shlomo Katz (Rav Shlomo Katz)
"This concept is so absolutely mind-blowing. After a woman gives birth she has the most awesome privilege in the world, to keep her secrets with G-d."
"What is it that truly instills strength into man? We are generally under the false assumption that it is wisdom and intellect."
Tonight we began the countdown (or the count-up) toward meeting G-d at Mount Sinai and receiving the most vital information regarding how to fulfill our creator’s will. Ribbono shel Olam, we are trying to finally ‘get it’ this time around. We beg of you – please make it clearer to us. We thought that when...
"A free person knows how to do that. That’s a real hachana for freedom. This is the real preparation for freedom. "
After Moshe receives and breaks the the tablets of our covenant, Moshe has a strange request. 'Hareni Na Et Kvodecha', Please G-d, Show Me Your Honor'.
Our own individual passion is the only oil which can be used to light up our own souls forever. A real teacher is one who is able to connect his/her student to their own menorah.
When we go into this week's portion, Parshat Mishpatim, Moshe is told by Hashem to “come up to the mountain,” "עֲלֵ֥ה אֵלַ֛י הָהָ֖רָה.” However the pasuk ends off with two profoundly important deep words, “'וֶהְיֵה־שָׁ֑ם,” “and be there.”