Piecing Together the Lag BaOmer Puzzle

33rd day in the counting of the Omer,  Rabbi Akiva and his talmidim, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, Bon Fires… what do these events have in common?

The Fear Factor – Parshas Acharei Mos- Kedoshim

Jewish guilt usually has a negative connotation.  Interestingly, in this audio Rabbi Gross sheds it in a positive light.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Middlesex Raffle
  • Jerusalem Re-United Sefer Torah Writing
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Teen Camp for Girls

Of Priests & Temples Parshas Terumah

By: Rabbi Serebrowski - 02 February 2011 - 0 Comments

The story is told of Simon, who came running up to the Rabbi on Yom Kippur begging, “Rabbi, I’ll pay you a thousand dollars if you make me into a Kohen!” Sensing the Rabbi’s reluctance, he raised the offer to…

The Road Not Taken

By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 06 August 2010 - 0 Comments

As someone with a lousy (read: nonexistent) sense of direction, a GPS is one of the best gifts I ever received. However, even the GPS was no match for my poor (read: nonexistent) sense of direction – I still managed…

Keep It Simple Parshas Eikev

By: Yehuda Farber - 30 July 2010 - 0 Comments

Let me ask you a question. Former BP CEO Tony Hayward, who was recently forced to resign his post, conducted his first post-resignation interview yesterday.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Mr. Hayward feels that he was “turned into a…

Location! Location! Location! Parshas

By: administrator - 23 July 2010 - 0 Comments

This weeks Torah portion begins with Moses telling the Nation how he implored G-d to enter the land of Israel, but G-d refused,instucting him instead to ascend a mountain and see the promised land. The sages speculated as to what…

Building Connections Tisha B’Av

By: Rabbi Mordechai Miller - 16 July 2010 - 0 Comments

The two Batei Mikdosh, Holy Temples in Jerusalem, were magnificent edifices, both physically and spiritually. They were places of intense connection to G-d, and they released a surge of spirituality into the entire world. The Batei Mikdosh were both destroyed…