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

The Lebron James Sweepstakes and You

By: Rabbi Gedalia Liebes - 08 July 2010 - 0 Comments

For sports fans, especially basketball fans, tonight is a very special night. For tonight, at 9pm-prime time-an extremely gifted and talented basketball phenom, known as “King James” to his loyal fans, will end the suspense and finally announce which team…

Bringing It All Together Parshas Balak

By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 25 June 2010 - 0 Comments

Question: If you were part of a committee charged with the mission of ensuring the continuity of the Jewish people, which of the following items would you select as the most important element necessary to accomplish that task?   A)…

The Living Years- Parshas Chukas

By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 18 June 2010 - 0 Comments

Imagine doing a strenuous workout outside on a ninety degree summer’s day. Workout was tough — but you did it. You feel good. Invigorated. You go inside your house & you are thinking about one thing & one thing only…

Of Almonds and Blossoms Parshas Korach

By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 10 June 2010 - 0 Comments

This week’s Torah portion, Korach, describes the episode where Korach organized a rebellion against Moses, questioning Moses’ authority and the appointment of Moses’ brother, Aaron, as the High Priest. Even after Korach and his followers were swallowed up by the…

The Spies Who Loved Us Parshas Shelach

By: Rabbi Aaron Gruman - 04 June 2010 - 0 Comments

First the questions: The Torah describes how upon sending Hoshea and Kalev, along with ten other prominent Jewish leaders to “spy out theLandofIsrael”, Moshe changed Hoshea’s name to Yehoshua. Rashi explains that he did this as a form of prayer,…