Looking Into The Mirror Of The Bronze Laver

In Exodus 35, Moses was given the commandment to assemble the Tabernacle (מִשְׁכַּן‎, Mishkan meaning “residence” or “dwelling place”) after returning from the Mount Sinai. The scripture testifies that Moses’ face was shinning while he speaks to Aaron and the children of Israel. In the building of the Tabernacle, Betzalel and Aholiav were appointed in … More Looking Into The Mirror Of The Bronze Laver

Listening From Our Heart

One of the greatest commandments that the Lord had ever taught the people of Israel in Deuteronomy 6:4-5 “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are … More Listening From Our Heart

Jonah, On A Spiritual Journey – A Hebrew Wordplay

Throughout the Hebrew scripture, many of the stories are filled with various kinds of wordplay. From Psalms to poetry, Proverbs, words of wisdom and prophecy. While others include humorous play on words, puns, alliteration, acrostics, parables, metaphors, gematria, and many others. Today we are going to uncover a wordplay found in the narrative story of … More Jonah, On A Spiritual Journey – A Hebrew Wordplay

Seek and Find

Rabbi Baruch once found his young son crying. “And why are you crying?” he asked. The boy replied: “my friends and I were playing ‘hide and seek’. When I came my turn to hide, I hid but after a long time in hiding I realized that they stopped looking for me… they forgot all about … More Seek and Find

The Storm Of Life

The book of Esther in the bible is often being referred to as the ‘hidden face of God’, or the absence of God’s presence in times of calamity. Throughout the whole book of Esther, for not even once the word of God or His name were being made mentioned. Yet, the Jews were being placed … More The Storm Of Life