Category Archives: Spititual

We’re Missing The Point

Before I begin my remarks I wish to say that I have spent most of my spiritual life nurtured by Chareidi teachers, mentors and friends. I have sat at their feet and studied their teachings. I have eaten at their … Continue reading

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111011 – Jews Are From Jupiter

I entered Yom Kippur this year in an emotional state of despair. It was not so much that in two weeks I am going to have my right foot amputated, I have reconciled myself with that, it was the overwhelming … Continue reading

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To Rejoice or Not To Rejoice

It’s been a week since the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s assassination and the world is still talking up a storm over his demise. Some deny his death without “proof,” others are still jumping for joy and believe that a … Continue reading

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I CAN’T BELIEVE

I can believe that the world is against us. If you are a student of Torah, then all you have to do is read the book of Deuteronomy and it is clear that, under certain conditions, Israel will suffer at the hands … Continue reading

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JEWOGRAPHY

A Beautiful Purim Story forwarded to me by Noe Gold The brand new Rabbi and his wife were newly assigned to their first congregation to reopen a Shul in suburban Brooklyn. They arrived in early February excited about their opportunities. … Continue reading

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Yosil’s Spectacular Cholent

Today has been a day of ups and downs. one of the ups was that of all days 3 people contacted me and asked for my Cholent recipe. For those of you who don’t know, Cholent is a Jewish food that … Continue reading

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Reb Shlomo Carlebach’s Yahrtzeit

Reb Shlomo Carlebach’s Yahrtzeit, Sunday, Oct 24th, 2010 – 16th Cheshvan, 5771 Like thousands of people world over, I felt like Shlomo and I were friends. He was many things to all who knew him: he was a poet, a … Continue reading

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