It’s finally here – Memorial Day Weekend – the kickoff to the barbecue season! In this 5 minute audio, Rabbi Dovid Gross sheds light on the Jewish Memorial Day, the kickoff to its season.
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?
Jewish guilt usually has a negative connotation. Interestingly, in this audio Rabbi Gross sheds it in a positive light.
How much is a small gesture worth? Consider the following. Children are on the school bus on the way home from a grueling day at school. The bus driver barks at the children. The children’s already edgy mood is exacerbated….
The following story, related by Rabbi Moshe Weinberger of Kehillas Aish Kodesh, which takes place in the Ukraine in the early nineteenth century, is among my all-time favorites. The imagery is powerful; the message, thought-provoking. Rabbi Yitzchak Kalish, the Rebbe…
Practice takes precedence over philosophy. This week’s Torah portion mentions the mitzvah of Tefillin twice. In under five minutes, Rabbi Dovid Gross, puts down the Torah’s deep message to the Jewish people from these verses.