There is a whole Torah behind the art of falling. We always say that falling down is the only way we learn in life, but is that all there is to it? As we welcome Sefer Bamidar, we are about to learn about some of the greatest people: Moshe, Aharon, Miriam, the spies, Korach… tremendous...
I’m sick of zooming. Don’t get me wrong, I am so grateful beyond words for this technology because it enabled me to learn and teach online for the last 2 months. To still connect…sort of. But as things open up more and more, I find that learning on a screen is less and less appealing. ...
"It is time to utter those two monumental words of commitment once again. Na'ase Venishma. But this time, we have to breathe in those two words until it reaches our core."
"Why do we have so many mentioning of leaving Egypt? Because it’s at the essential calling we need to hear. "
"This is our avoda, to never hold onto resentment toward HaShem, to crown Him King in every situation of our lives in order that His Divine presence can move through us to bring the revelation of His light and Kingship into this world."
"But we’re not “back to normal” and it for sure doesn’t yet feel like we’re in Geula. But I have to believe that this Bein HaShmashos carries with it it’s own energy."
"In my heart I know that the avoda of this pasuk is not about “becoming holy” or changing something that I am not into something that is better."
"Let’s ask a question that we think we know the answer to. What does it mean to be holy?"
"We all need moments of ratzo. Moments that lift us up, change us, show us another dimension to ourselves and others, and inspire us to grow."
"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."