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Satan, the Red Wrist Band & the Evil Eye

Satan, the Red Wrist Band & the Evil Eye

One of the hallmarks of Judaism is its total rejection of following the imaginations and fantasies of the mind. How then do we understand terms like Satan, the evil inclination, the angle of death, and the evil eye?

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#PosnackEverywhere Old & New

For our last post of the summer, #PosnackEverywhere features some students new to our school and some “veterans” with pics from NYC, Israel, and right here at home. L’hitraot!

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The Mitzvah is the Blessing

The Mitzvah is the Blessing

There is an age-old philosophic question: Are the mitzvot good because God gave them or God gave them because they are good? A careful reading of the opening verses to this week’s Torah portion sheds some light on the topic.

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Talk About a Swelled Head

Talk About a Swelled Head

Did you ever meet someone with a “fat” head? This phenomenon can be an individual affliction or occur even to an entire nation. This week’s Torah reading, פרשת עקב, “Parshat Eikev,” provides insight into the antidote for the “swelled head” syndrome.

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Addition Becomes Subtraction

Addition Becomes Subtraction

No, this is not an article about “new math.” In honor of my son, Yoni’s, 28th anniversary on becoming a “bar mitzvah,” I present his Dvar Torah speech on Parshat Va’etchanan.

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