Hakitzu VeRanenu #19: The Relationship between Body and Soul in the Nation and their Unification (Part One)

January 10, 2022

The fact that Zechirah is the point of holiness which stands as the foundation of all stages…

Hakitzu VeRanenu #18: The Journey from Pekidah to Zechirah

December 28, 2021

It is expressly stated in the Ramchal that the energy of Pekidah is momentary, merely to grant…

The Blessing of Authenticity

December 25, 2021

One of the most magical moments in the parental relationship occurs when the veil of authority lifts,…

The Secret of Shovavim

December 23, 2021

(Transcribed from the Rav’s shiur by Rav Shlomo Katz, edited by R’ Yaakov Klein) The Zman of…

The Eternal Victory of Chanukah

November 24, 2021

One, less than serious, answer to the question of why we eat an abundance of fried foods…

And One for Your Friend

November 15, 2021

I’m still smiling as I recall this short, but super sweet episode that happened earlier this evening.…

Hakitzu VeRanenu #17: The Supernal Source of “Pekidah” and “Zechirah”

November 10, 2021

In the early days of the stage of Pekidah, there was a strong sense of nationalism; personal…

Growing Up

November 2, 2021

You should see the way his eyes sparkle when he lovingly holds his brand new kippa in…

Hakitzu VeRanenu #16: Two Stages of Geulah – “Pekidah” and “Zechirah” (Part Two)

November 1, 2021

The foundation of the distinction between Pekidah and Zechirah and their natures is explained by the Ramchal…

It Took Me Back

October 31, 2021

Much to my surprise, some friends and I spent most of the morning and afternoon in Shaarei…

I Am Hopeful

October 19, 2021

We live in a complex world, a world with many issues that manifest across the experiential spectrum…

Hakitzu VeRanenu #16: Two Stages of Geulah – “Pekidah” and “Zechirah” (Part One)

October 11, 2021

The two stages of redemption and the distinction between them are explicated clearly in the seforim hakedoshim,…