About the Author


Rabbi Zev Leff

Rabbi Zev Leff is Rav of Moshav Matisyahu, and a renowned lecturer and educator. He is the author of Shiurei Bina - Outlooks & Insights on the Weekly Torah Portion, and most recently, Shemoneh Esrei: The Depth and Beauty of Our Daily Tefillah, published by Targum Press. Visit his website online at www.rabbileff.net.


Free Will or Predestination

Were Esau and Jacob’s tendencies to evil and righteousness, respectively, fixed prior to birth? What about free will?

Remembering the Day of Death

"Sarah died in Kiryat Arba, which is Hebron in the land of Canaan. And Abraham came to eulogize...

Value of a Friend's Advice

Should one seek the advice of a friend who is beneath him?

Breaking the idols

Discerning truth from falsehood, light from darkness.

Perfection of Character

"And as for Me - Behold I am about to bring the floodwaters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in...

What's "In the Beginning"?

"In the beginning of God's creating the heavens and the earth." (Genesis 1:1) Rebbe...

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