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Pure Light

Israel's major oil export is true pure oil. Join me for three minutes to learn about Parashat Vayeshev and Chanukah! In memory of Leah bas Avraham Chaim ת.נ.צ.ב.ה https://youtu.be/dDDE-6oigrs  

What Side Are We On?

What Side Are We On?

The Chanukah story took place 2190 years ago in the year 176 BCE. At that time the Jews lived in Israel in relative peace. Yet, while we were living a traditional Jewish lifestyle in Jerusalem a world revolution was going on. The Syrian-Greeks who were the strongest...

Searching for Light

Searching for Light

I was thinking about Chanuka, and a new idea occurred to me. Chanuka, the Festival of Lights, occurs at the darkest time of the year -- the time when you would least expect it. And this is an important characteristic of Judaism: that light, and holiness, occur where...

A History of the Shechinah

A History of the Shechinah

Lately I have started praying for something new. I still pray for good health, for my children, for peace in Israel, and for parnossa — but I now realize that it really all comes down to one thing. I have started praying for the Shechinah. I realize that when G-d...