Parshat Naso: Limitless Love?

Yisrael Avital

Parshat Naso: Limitless Love? We ought to enjoy our good lives, accept Hashem’s gifts every day, perpetually, and thank Him for them. On the other hand, we should also remember that we were given a role in this world, and that we aren’t like the beasts of the field, driven solely by our instincts. “Can …

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Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander – Select Publications

“Kabbalat Shabbat: Why Is This Night Different from All Others?” in Mitokh Ha-Ohel,From Within the Tent: The Shabbat Prayers ed. Daniel Z. Feldman and Stuart W.Halpern (Maggid Books: Jerusalem, 2016), 37-44. “Our Members, Our Communities: A ‘Sh’ma’ Roundtable,” Sh’ma: A Journal of JewishResponsibility, October 2012, 9-13. “In the Eye of the Storm: Shabbat Observance During …

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“Each contributes in his own way”

“Each contributes in his own way” After a year of volunteering at the IDF Etzion Regional Brigade base, students in the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program for young men with special needs were each presented with a framed certificate, thanking them for their dedicated service to the State of Israel.   Naftali Stuben was presented with …

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A Thousand Words – June 10, 2019

Kids celebrate Kabbalat Torah in Tel Aviv

The Festival of Shavuot is referred to as ‘Zman matan Torateinu’ – literally: the time of the giving of our Torah. The operative words here are ‘our Torah’ – because the Torah, in fact, was given to everyone and should thus serve as a source of inspiration, pride and guidance for all Jews, no matter what their …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Naso 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “When a man or woman shall commit any sin that people may commit, to do a trespass against the Lord, and that person be guilty; then they shall confess their sin which they have committed…” (Numbers 5:6–7) According to Maimonides, this verse, which …

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