Messages from the Rabbi: Archives

August 2016, Parshat Vaetchanan, the nature of spirituality

Dear friends, This week’s Torah portion, Parshat Vaetchanan, may arguably be the most important portion in the entire Torah. It not only includes the Ten Commandments but also features the…

August 2016, Learning from the Olympics

Dear friends, This week I had an epiphany where I actually saw the real possibility of Messianic times. A time when everyone has got enough to live in peace and…

August 2016, Tisha Be’av

Dear friends, This week is the saddest week in the Jewish calendar. It is the second half of the period known as the Three Weeks, and is referred to as…