The Nation Is Larger Than Any One Person
Barring Moses and Aaron from entering the Promised Land was a necessary precondition for national success.
What was the real reason why the spies discouraged the nation from going up to the Promised Land? Was it simply a lack of faith, or was there more to the story?
Naso 5781: Exposing Hamas
It's our obligation to support Israel. Here is how we can. See the two Call to Action letters below to help.
B'midbar 5781: Going Beyond Yourself
How do a people build a successful state? It starts with the individual.
Shoftim 5780: Defending Jezebel
How can we learn to judge people fairly?
Why was Aaron penalized for Moses' sin?
Korach 5780: Mondays are Great!
Why Mondays? To understand the connection to Korach, check out the psalm in the Siddur that is recited on Mondays.
Hillel famously warns us not to separate ourselves from the community. Are there exceptions to this rule?
Though we find listening to others kvetch highly irritating, none other than Moshe Rebbuenu kvetches in this week's parsha. What can we learn from Moshe's kvetch? The Torah guides us.
Nasso 5780: Finding Peace
How should we respond to the tumultuous events around the death of George Floyd? The Torah guides us.
Rabbi Steven Saks
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