About the Author


Rabbi Doniel Baron

Rabbi Doniel Baron is a senior lecturer at Aish HaTorah's Discovery Seminar. He received his law degree from NYU School of Law and practiced law at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. He presently lives in Jerusalem with his wife and children.

Biblical Hebrew: A Story of Survival

A new book explores the unique nature and incredible survival of the world’s holiest language.

Purim & the Last Laugh

What is the meaning of laughter?

Field of Potential

The Maharal of Prague on Shavuot and the essence of man.

Esther and the Moon

Purim and the mystery of Esther's non-Jewish name.

Beauty and the Greeks

What was the underlying conflict between Jewish and Greek philosophy?

Whispering Flames: The Fire of Lag B'Omer

Tapping into the fiery, spiritual energy that is embedded in every iota of creation.

Secrets of Shavuot

The inner meaning of 50 and why Shavuot has no date.

The Roots of Destruction

The tragedy of Tisha B'av has its roots literally in the oldest mistake in the book.

Purim and Nature

Understanding the Hebrew word "teva" sheds light on the story of Purim.

Chanukah: The Prequel

The astonishing connection between Alexander the Great and the Jewish high priest.

Beauty and the Greeks

What was the underlying conflict between Jewish and Greek philosophy?

Shmitta: The Secret of Seven

The cycle of seven is the key to connecting back to the ultimate reality.

Passover in Black and White

Why the Passover Haggada considers Lavan to be the Jewish people's worst enemy.

The Sound of Freedom

The primal cry of the shofar expresses the deepest core of a person that words alone cannot reach.

The Meaning of "Adam": Insights into the Hebrew Language

The potential to sink lower than the animals and rise higher than the angels.

The Word "Hebrew": Insights into the Hebrew Language

Jews are also referred to as Hebrews. What can this name tell us about the character of Jews?

The Seashore and the Seder

A mystical understanding of the splitting of the sea.

Vanquishing Time

Understanding the deeper meaning of matzah can breathe new life into our Passover experience.

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