Why must a spiritual day include physical delights?
Shavuot reminds me why I’m grateful for having the Torah in my life.
The Book of Ruth teaches us man’s enormous potential for greatness – and the catastrophic results if such greatness is misdirected.
Life’s difficult challenges aren’t interruptions. They’re what we need to compose our unique song.
Now more than ever, the world can benefit from the Decalogue’s contemporary lessons.
Staying up Shavuot night teaches us what Torah study is all about.
Why did God wait 49 days before giving the Torah?
A fascinating, big picture overview of the holiday of Shavuot and the Ten Commandments.
Parents – and God – love their children unconditionally, no matter what they do.
How I first received the Torah, bedecked in torn jeans and a tattoo.
Why did the Jews at Sinai accept the Torah before understanding everything in it?
The mystery of shoes and the transmigration of spiritual energies.
Shavuot gives us the opportunity to step out of our hectic lives and rekindle the passionate love between us and God.
How Shavuot and its parallel facets of meaning represent the intertwining of God's omnipotence with man's free will.
The three prerequisites to receiving the Torah: diligence, humility and unity.
God does not expect us to be perfect. If we were perfect, we would not have received the Torah.
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.
Some things in life are changing; others are not. Knowing the difference can save you lots of time and energy.
Mother of royalty, paradigm of humility and generosity.
It's not our Intelligence Quotients that count, but our Righteousness Quotients.
The Book of Ruth is read in synagogue on Shavuot morning. A chapter-by- chapter explanation.
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?
An incredible tapestry of 7's is woven into Creation. How many can you name?