Longing for Eretz Yisrael – 5767

Rabbi Aviya Rozen Former Rosh Kollel in Melbourne   Moshe, the great leader, fulfills his assigned task and brings Am Yisrael to its land. Yet tragically, he himself is barred from entering Eretz Yisrael; Yehoshua is designated as the next leader; and Moshe finds...

Levels in the Knowledge of God – 5766

Rabbi Eliad Skuri Former Rosh Kollel in Kansas City   This Shabbat we will read the first parashah (section) of Keriat Shema twice: once as part of the regular davening, and once as a part of the Torah reading for Parashat Va’etchanan. Next week we will read the...

A young olive – 5764

I recently noticed a new wrinkle on a very familiar face. The first thought that popped into my head was to buy a gift of some new miracle cream, one of the many products of the burgeoning anti-aging industry. But after some further thought, I looked at the wrinkle...