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THE FAMOUS Egyptian pyramids are a perfect example of ancient Egypt’s power and spiritual decay

Parashat Va'era: When power meets empathy

People often use power, and when it is employed, it is not easy to overcome it. The Midrash teaches us that when power is met with empathy, consideration and compassion, it collapses and retreats.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
14/01/2021
‘MOSES WITH the Ten Commandments,’ Philippe de Champaigne, 1648: Why not read them every day?

Parashat Va'era: Despair and destinations

The news of liberation comes to the slaves of Israel – but they are unable to hear it.

14/01/2021

Moses, a diplomatic negotiator ahead of his time

Moses’ goal is to take the people out of slavery and bring them to the land of Israel but he never states that.

‘MOSES WITH the Ten Commandments,’ Philippe de Champaigne, 1648: Why not read them every day?

Former MK to 'Post': Israel needs a leader like Moses - opinion

As we go through the process over the next 76 days of choosing the party we will vote for, or the person whom we want serving as prime minister, perhaps we should examine how they compare to Moses.

07/01/2021
THE PARTING of the Red Sea during the Jewish nation’s escape from Egypt, an illustration from a Bibl

Parashat Shemot: What makes a hero?

Moses’s personal struggles enable him to summon the strength despite his initial unwillingness.

07/01/2021
‘MOSES WITH the Ten Commandments,’ Philippe de Champaigne, 1648: Why not read them every day?

Parashat Shemot: An unglamorous leader

One of the skills a leader needs is the ability to make speeches and persuade the masses, and this was something Moses felt he could not do.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
07/01/2021

Parashat Ki Tavo: A successful society’s foundations

Prohibitions that ‘merit’ being cursed are all acts that damage relationships between people.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
03/09/2020

Parashat Re'eh: In what world are we living?

The words ‘abomination’ and ‘hates’ appear only once in the entire Torah.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
13/08/2020

Parshat Va’Ethanan: Innocent addition or destruction of a masterpiece?

Let us imagine someone taking a Rembrandt painting and adding a few of his own lines or drops of paint.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
02/08/2020

Parashat Devarim: The values that give us the right to exist

The role of a judge is so sensitive and significant, there is no room for mediocrity.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
23/07/2020
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