Parshat Lech Lecha: Moving Forward and Developing Constantly

Moriya Dayan

Parshat Lech Lecha: Avraham’s way is about going forward and constantly developing It is no coincidence that the term halakha is used to denote the path a Jew is commanded to take.  This is the path we tread, the path along which we develop. We don’t remain “boxed-in” or adhere to norms. This is a …

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A Thousand Words – November 4, 2019

soldier on aza border

A soldier in the Israeli navy recites shacharit, the morning prayers, while on duty ‘somewhere’ along the Gaza shoreline, illustrating the perfect combination of service to Hashem, Am Yisrael and Eretz Yisrael. Although his name, location and rank cannot be disclosed, we can tell you that he is a student/soldier in Yeshivat Hesder OTS Metivta, located …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Lech Lecha 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew: now he dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner; and these were confederate with Abram.” (Genesis 14:13) “Go away, for your …

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