Post Eclipse Reflections

What lesson can we derive from the total solar eclipse that crossed the United States this past week?

Memorial Day Take 2 – Shavuos

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.

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

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,…