The Journal

Rabbi Naphtali Hoff
“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” Alan Lakein From the moment we wake up each day, we’re faced with a continuous flow of choices. Many are minor and some are major. Even things that don’t seem so important, like what to take along for... Read more » (Read More)
Rabbi Eliyahu Kohen 
The social scientist, Professor Peter Burke, defines “identity” as the qualities, beliefs, personality traits, appearance, and/or expressions that characterize a person (Wikipedia, The Cambridge Handbook of Social Theory). When we think of who we are at our core, we have many composites – what we think, read, say, watch and do; our cultural heritage – family,... Read more » (Read More)

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Rabbi Michoel Gros
Understanding the Power of the Shofar’s Blasts Olami rabbis seeking a new compelling way to engage their students this Rosh Hashanah can turn to Derech B’Yam HaTalmud’s new eBook. This class offers a guided approach to learning the description of the Shofar in Mesechtas Rosh Hashanah 16a-16b. The 12-page eBook presents a summary and elucidation... Read more » (Read More)
Rabbi Dr. Nachum Amsel
We tend to think and hope that what we plan for our lives, whether day to day, or over the long haul, will come to fruition exactly how we envision it. But somehow it never turns out that way. No matter how much time we spend in planning or how detailed our plans are, the... Read more » (Read More)
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