Guest Columnists

Shemitah: A Deeper Look
Who could say, “No thank you, I don’t want to plug into the full meaning of the universe”?
Why Does G-d Send Us False Prophets?
Why would G-d need to send a prophet to test us and find out what He surely already knows?
Why Was the Holy Temple Built on a Slope?
The Tabernacle with which the Israelites sojourned through the desert was entirely level, why would the Temple in Jerusalem need to be different?
Love Is Never Blind
A moment of clarity is a gift. To sustain clarity, on the other hand, is a conscious choice.
Believing Is Seeing
Perception has come to be synonymous with reality, but perception depends less on what we see than who we are.
Chewing It Over
Why would anyone feel euphoric just because they can see where the floor in their kids’ room is? Men might chalk it up to insanity, or to simply being one of those girl things, but I prefer to attribute it to spiritual sensitivity . . .
Sweeten Your Marriage with Dream Power
As a marriage therapist, I advise clients to take the time to actively engage in positive daydreams about their marriage. Create positive visual images has a tremendous affect.
Count Down to Charity
The wealthy fellow politely explained how he would love to give but can’t, because he already gave his share of charity for the year . . .
Judaism and Vegetarianism
For better or for worse, meat is an undeniable favorite on the kosher menu. Is this good? Let’s have a look . . .
Name of the Parshah - Re'eh
What, exactly, is the Torah demanding in asking us to “see” G‑d’s blessings and curses?
The Most for the Least
What better way to integrate my learning than to think about its implications in everyday life?
Where Is Your Private Little Jerusalem?
Jerusalem belongs to the holy geography of the Land of Israel. Jerusalem is also to be found outside the Land of Israel, outside geography.
Dealing With Monotony
Generation after generation disregards what is old, what their parents have known, sometimes even what humanity has known to date, and searches instead for the novel and unknown.
Beware the Inner ‘Yes-Man’
Internal voices compete for our ears, and countless other external voices chime in as well.
The Power of Seeing: The Path to Blessing and Personal Growth
To cultivate real change that lasts, we must be willing to see ourselves clearly—not through the lens of the past but as we appear right now.
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