Leveling Up
Our Journey

Leveling Up

In the past week’s parsha, we read about Moses preparing the Jewish people for their next big challenge…entering the land of Israel and keeping the laws of Torah there.  Over and over, he stresses how much better their lives will be if they follow the commandments and it’s clear from the commentaries that he knew … Continue reading

What Is Mourning?
Jewish Holidays

What Is Mourning?

We’re deep into the 9 Days now, a period of mourning for the loss of the Temple in Jerusalem as well as all the other losses the Jewish people have endured.  There are laws about what we should refrain from doing during this period, from not listening to music, to not washing clothes, eating meat, … Continue reading

Every Day Has Its Song
Torah

Every Day Has Its Song

Every day is given its own song In Hebrew, the Shir Shel Yom they say every word of Torah was sung As G-d sung the world into creation A neverending song Song sung without lips, words without sound a frequency beyond our hearing even a dog’s ears cannot hear without song, nothing would be existence … Continue reading