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The 10 Commandments Today

The 10 Commandments Today

Why we need them now more than ever.

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Catch Me

Catch Me

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Four ways Torah transforms my life.

Ruth vs. Orpah: The High Stakes of Life

Ruth vs. Orpah: The High Stakes of Life

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The Book of Ruth teaches us man’s enormous potential for greatness – and the catastrophic results if such greatness is misdirected.

King David’s Heart

King David’s Heart

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Life’s difficult challenges aren’t interruptions. They’re what we need to compose our unique song.

The 10 Commandments for Our Times

The 10 Commandments for Our Times

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Now more than ever, the world can benefit from the Decalogue’s contemporary lessons.

King David & Jewish Leadership

King David & Jewish Leadership

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Four essential traits to being a leader.

Shavuot: Crazy, Stupid Love

Shavuot: Crazy, Stupid Love

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Staying up Shavuot night teaches us what Torah study is all about.

Shavuot: The Secret of Inspiration

Shavuot: The Secret of Inspiration

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Why did God wait 49 days before giving the Torah?

Crash Course in Shavuot

Crash Course in Shavuot

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A fascinating, big picture overview of the holiday of Shavuot and the Ten Commandments.

No Matter What, I Love You

No Matter What, I Love You

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Parents – and God – love their children unconditionally, no matter what they do.

Field of Potential

Field of Potential

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

ABCs of Shavuot

ABCs of Shavuot

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Celebrating our receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai.

Shavuot and the Grateful Dead

Shavuot and the Grateful Dead

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How I first received the Torah, bedecked in torn jeans and a tattoo.

Leap of Faith?

Leap of Faith?

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Why did the Jews at Sinai accept the Torah before understanding everything in it?

The Revolutionary Revelation

The Revolutionary Revelation

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What would a world without Torah look like?

Ruth and Reincarnation

Ruth and Reincarnation

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The mystery of shoes and the transmigration of spiritual energies.

Renewing Our Vows

Renewing Our Vows

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Shavuot gives us the opportunity to step out of our hectic lives and rekindle the passionate love between us and God.

Shavuot: Nexus between Man and God

Shavuot: Nexus between Man and God

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How Shavuot and its parallel facets of meaning represent the intertwining of God's omnipotence with man's free will.

The Path to Sinai

The Path to Sinai

by Rabbi Zvi Dov Kanotopsky

The three prerequisites to receiving the Torah: diligence, humility and unity.

Counting Up

Counting Up

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Moving step by step towards Shavuot.

Secrets of Shavuot

Secrets of Shavuot

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

The Mission of Torah

The Mission of Torah

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God does not expect us to be perfect. If we were perfect, we would not have received the Torah.

Shavuot: A Message to My Son

Shavuot: A Message to My Son

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It all began on that mountain called Sinai, and ever since, the Jewish people have labored to climb the mountain of morality and virtue, one step at a time.

Soaring to Freedom

Soaring to Freedom

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Torah is our guidepost for traversing the maze of life.

Be Real!

Be Real!

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Some things in life are changing; others are not. Knowing the difference can save you lots of time and energy.

The Book of Ruth: A Crash Course

The Book of Ruth: A Crash Course

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Mother of royalty, paradigm of humility and generosity.

Chosen

Chosen

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It's not our Intelligence Quotients that count, but our Righteousness Quotients.

Lively Overview: The Book of Ruth

Lively Overview: The Book of Ruth

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The Book of Ruth is read in synagogue on Shavuot morning. A chapter-by- chapter explanation.

God's Greatest Gift

God's Greatest Gift

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A meditation for Shavuot.

The Book of Ruth: A Mystery Unraveled

The Book of Ruth: A Mystery Unraveled

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She was a Moabite princess who converted to Judaism in the 10th century BCE, but what does her story have to do with the events at Mount Sinai more than 300 years earlier?

Shavuot and The Magnificent 7's

Shavuot and The Magnificent 7's

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An incredible tapestry of 7's is woven into Creation. How many can you name?

God's Words

God's Words

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No day in history comes even close in the magnitude of its significance. It was a day when all the assumptions concerning life and its purpose were altered irrevocably.