Sefer Bereishit is replete with stories of blessing. How do these blessings work and what powers exist in the words of mere mortals? Take Ten to find out.
November 24, 2020
Although the Temple no longer stands in Jerusalem, we have great respect for the place on which it stands, and the sanctuaries throughout the world that have "replaced" it. Take Ten to find out why.
November 23, 2020
Much has been written about the nature of the marriage of Yitzchak and Rivka. What are the core principles taught by Judaism relating to sholom bayit? Take Ten to find out.
November 19, 2020
How could Yaakov have engaged in deception to "steal" Yitchak's blessings? Did he truly get away with it? Take Ten to find out.
November 18, 2020
What does the story of Yaakov and Esav teach us about the importance of appreciating and discovering our own identity? Take Ten to find out.
November 17, 2020
This week's Torah portion presents the difficult story of Yaakov being less than truthful in his dealing with Yitzchak. Take Ten to learn about the value of truth vs falsehood.
November 16, 2020
What does the story of the establishment of Mincha teach us about the prayer itself? Take Ten to find out.
November 12, 2020
Sources indicate that the very first thing we should say each day is the story of the Akeidat Yitzchak. Why would that be? Take Ten to find out.
November 11, 2020
When we pray for parnasah (prosperity), are we simply praying for gross dollar amounts (before taxes)? Take Ten to find out.
November 10, 2020
On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, we turn back to a Ten composed following the attack in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh two years ago. Our Shabbat prayers include a prayer for the holy co...
November 9, 2020