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.
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,…