Olami Resources is happy to present the second in a series of free installments featuring Rabbi Dr. Yosef Lynn’s and Rabbi Jack Cohen’s important new book, Nurture Their Nature. Rabbi Lynn serves asMashgiach at Machon Yaakov, Jerusalem and Rabbi Cohen is Director of Education for OLAMI, North America. The sefer is predominantly a synthesis of Rabbi... Read more »

The numerous shootings of many innocent people in the past few years, which have occurred in public places such as schools and movie theaters, have caused renewed debate and attempts at legislation regarding prevention or limitation of gun ownership, popularly known as gun control. This issue is especially acute in the United States, where the... Read more »

Who doesn’t shop on Amazon today? I’m sure you do…and perhaps even your grandfather or grandmother gets items delivered to them via Amazon.com as well. It’s important to remind all that it’s super easy to get Amazon to donate money to your favorite non-profit.   Go to Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com) and designate your choice of... Read more »

Research has shown that, more than anything else, young people today are looking for guidance and support to “live their best lives.”  At the same time, they struggle with knowing themselves and finding the confidence that is rooted in that clarity.  While we all know that the Torah possesses the wisdom to actualize our potential... Read more »

Olami Resources is happy to present a series of free installments featuring Rabbi Dr. Yosef Lynn’s and Rabbi Jack Cohen’s important new book, Nurture Their Nature. Rabbi Lynn serves as Mashgiach at Machon Yaakov, Jerusalem and Rabbi Cohen is Director of Education for OLAMI, North America. The sefer is predominantly a synthesis of Rabbi Beryl Gershenfeld’s... Read more »

From a very young age, parents teach their children to be a “good boy” or “good girl.” Everyone usually aspires to be a good person, and according to studies, almost every individual thinks of himself or herself as a “basically good person.” We all want to do “the right thing” in every situation, and help... Read more »

We previously addressed how to understand and deal with nisyonot (difficulties & challenges). This essay addresses six purposes of nisyonot. First — Nisyonot Actualize Potential The Gemara Menachot (53b) asks — “Why is Yisrael (the Jewish nation) compared to an olive? To tell you that, just like an olive gives forth its oil only through... Read more »