About the Author


Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum

Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum is the Rabbi and Executive director of Aish HaTorah of Greater Washington in North Bethesda, Maryland since 2010, where he assists people of all walks of life to discover meaning, direction, inspiration and joy in their life. Prior to his arrival in the Washington area, Rabbi Shlomo learned in the Mir Yeshiva and Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem where he received Rabbinic Ordination and an Advanced Talmudic Degree, as well as lectured and mentored.

Rabbi Shlomo lectures throughout the week on a wide range of topics including daily spirituality, love and relationships, Kabbalah and mysticism, Jewish law and more. To view a list of classes visit AishDC.com and for more articles visit RabbiShlomo.com.


Pokemon Go and the Wandering Jew

Living in an augmented-reality universe.

7 Keys to Master Your Life's Mission: #7: Kingship

Taking ownership and responsibility for your world.

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life’s Mission #5: Hod

The power of listening, giving thanks and apologizing.

7 Keys to Master Your Life's Mission: #3: Tifferet

Finding harmony and balance in all areas of life.

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life’s Mission

Using your unique gifts to transform the world around you.

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life’s Mission: #1: Kindness

Using your unique gifts to transform the world around you.

Matzah: Bread of Freedom and Slavery

Why did the Jewish people have to go through slavery in the first place?

20 Engaging Questions for the Passover Seder

Provocative questions on relevant topics to help bring your Seder to life.

Rabbi Moshe Twersky: Students Speak

Two Aish rabbis recollect studying with Rabbi Twersky.

5 Rules for Setting Goals

How to make sure you stick to your resolutions this Rosh Hashanah.

MTV, Hip-Hop and Judaism

Can Judaism be “cool” enough for a new generation?

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