Recent Essays

  • Happy New Year

    Gil Student (0)
    Happy New Year

    לשנה טובה תכתבו ותחתמו Le-shanah tovah tikasevu ve-sechasemu May you be inscribed and sealed for a good...

     
  • The Limits of Teshuvah

    Gil Student (0)
    The Limits of Teshuvah

    by R. Gil Student Teshuvah, repentance, breaks through the heavenly barrier, reaching the divine throne and tearing evil...

     
  • Beyond Words

    Yehuda Krohn (0)
    Beyond Words

    Beyond Words: The Dance Between Knowing and Not Knowing Hashem by R. Yehuda Krohn, Psy.D. This is for anyone who, even as...

     
  • A New and Old Wind is Blowing

    Shmuel Winiarz (0)
    A New and Old Wind is Blowing

    by Shmuel Winiarz Is the “Yeshiva world” too insular? Does its single-minded focus on Talmud and codes stifle...

     
  • The Experience of Rosh HaShana

    David Brofsky (1)
    The Experience of Rosh HaShana

    by R. David Brofsky, excerpted from Hilkhot Mo’adim: Understanding the Laws of the Festivals Rosh HaShana in Tanakh Rosh...

     
  • On Regret, Annulment, and the Essence of Teshuvah

    Basil Herring (0)
    On Regret, Annulment, and the Essence of Teshuvah

    Va-Yechal Moshe: On Regret, Annulment, and the Essence of Teshuvah Part of a Shiur by Ha-Rav Joseph Dov Soloveitchik Congregation...

     
  • Selichos

    Gil Student (0)
    Selichos

    Ashkenazim started saying selichos every morning in anticipation of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Here is Eitan Katz singing...

     
  • Moshe, Prophecy Catalyst

    Gidon Rothstein (0)
    Moshe, Prophecy Catalyst

    by R. Gidon Rothstein Does Hashem have to say please? In the eighth drasha, Ran is puzzled that Hashem begins with the word...

     
  • Say No to Snark

    Erica Brown (0)
    Say No to Snark

    by Dr. Erica Brown “A fool’s lips bring strife…A fool’s mouth is his ruin, and his lips are the snare...

     
  • Books Received

    Gil Student (1)
    Books Received

    The Kabbalah of Forgiveness: The Thirteen Levels of Mercy In Rabbi Moshe Cordovero’s Date Palm of Devorah by Henry...