The sefirot can be regarded a progressive stepping down of the power of God until it can come into our physical world.
A question was brought: Why do we read about the building of the Mishkan, or Tabernacle, in the month of Adar, when Purim falls?
How can we gather the courage to confront ourselves honestly and compassionately so that we can somehow realize a fresh start?
We recommend lifting up this passage about Ishmael & Isaac on Yom Kippur as an example of peace-making
The giving of Torah happened at one specific time, but the receiving of Torah happens all the time, in every generation. —Rebbe Yitzchak Meir Alter (1799–1866)
Our fortieth anniversary celebrated a marriage that had survived 429 tubes of toothpaste squeezed from the wrong end, three children and three sets of braces, five dogs and four homes, 2,583 argum