Serve the L-RD with joy Talmund Increase in joy The Altar Rebbe Baruch HaShem Torah There is a spark within every Jew The Altar Rebbe
I have an impossible dream of attending a Yeshiva.Of studying centuries’ old text 8+ hours a day.Of picking apart, debating, and then picking apart again our canon with close colleagues. I have an impossible dream of immersing my entire life in Torah. Of taking my learning outside. To share what I know with others.I have… Continue reading I have an impossible dream
If I could go anywhere in the world I would go to Israel. Not modern day Israel-Palestine, filled with life-threatening conflict over a barren land. It would be back to Jerusalem’s glory days—of the days of the holy temple—if I could visit anywhere it would be approximately 2000 years ago. Our last time humanity had… Continue reading If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
All was quietListening to my heart beatI centre my breathI feel my body lift with every inhaleAnd fall with every exhaleOf creation Exhale,By body descends and I lose all senses InhaleI ascend,Only when I am hungry And ache for breathI breach the watersNose first ExhaleBefore I my vision clearsMy ears and eyes submerge againMy senses… Continue reading A body in the water
Tish B’av Book Binge List: 3 Weeks Reading Recommendations Eternal Life by Dara Horn – Cascading across over 2000 years, this time-travelling novel features the main character, Rachel, witnessing the destruction of the Second Temple, the conquest of Jerusalem, and the saviour of our Torah. It was a very timely novel to finish just as… Continue reading 3 Weeks Reading Recs
Putting this recipe together brought me back to summers with my grandparents; making meatballs and shucking lupini beans in the cantina with my Nonna, of blessed memory. I haven’t eaten meat in almost 20 years and I thought it was time to recreate her recipe.
I can’t help but wonder what Yitzchak was thinking after coming down the mountain. Perhaps he left his father not only because of the trauma of the Akeida and losing his mother, but he wouldn’t take part in “Avraham’s Adventures” any longer. I didn’t even like being dragged to the grocery store by my parents, never mind a three-day journey to a mountaintop to be used as a sacrifice…
Why Would He Do It? I can’t help it I just know I can’t live without it It feels so natural; I couldn’t be any other way I don’t think about it I have no choice in this I am who I am; The Hebrew, the man from afar I am a Jew (October, 2021)
All the “comf” in one pot.
I had a lot of trouble finding meaning in this week’s parashat: Noach. After meditating on it, I realized it’s because I didn’t relate to Noach or life in the ark…