Tag Archives: Moshiach

We’re the Future of the Past, and the Past of the Future

You can meet your past going toward your future or try to travel to the future and end up in your past.  That, dear friends, is a premise of non-linear time and the theory of Godel.  Within Torah thought, past … Continue reading

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Parshas Noach – building a spiritual Tayvah to protect from riptides of physicality

This week’s Parsha begins with the Passuk[verse], “Ayleh Toldos Noach, Noach” [these are the generations of Noach, Noach].  Why does it say “Noach” right after the verse claims it will list his offspring.  To show that Tzaddikim [righteous people] don’t … Continue reading

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Parshas Eikev — Haftorah from Yeshayahu — quick tidbits

PARSHAS EKEV  [some quick morsels from the weekly portion…]  ‘And if you will “heel” keep the commandments’.  So begins the weekly Torah Portion this week.  Rashi explains that the word heel was placed into this sentence to tell us we must … Continue reading

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Sweeping Away our Dark Corners

There is an ancient custom that on midday of Tisha B’av, still in the midst of our mourning, we take up broom and mop and sweep and clean our homes in anticipation of the Final Redemption. Now I ask of … Continue reading

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Parshas Vayechee- a “closed” chapter to test our faith

This week’s Parsha [Torah portion] is one considered Sasooma “closed”.  There are some Parsheeyos that are “open” (Pasuach), and some that are “closed” (Sasoom).  This is apparent in the way the verses are written.  At times, the Torah finishes a thought and … Continue reading

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Spiritually Articulate — Identifying What We Are Missing

Yesterday I was babysitting two little imps.  They both had fun, to be sure, what with a park outing, pizza shop and shopping trip, not to mention the nash and extra toys.  The older one understood her parents were away, … Continue reading

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