VIRGO, MOON, T’SHUVAH

Consider what is unfolding on Earth’s local cosmos. What may be learned from recent events? A rare event took place this week. Sun was eclipsed by Moon. Notably, it was visible from a diagonal of the United States. Many took pause from ongoing daily patterns to take in the Moon’s dominant moments. Moon eclipsed Sun…

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Elul – Longing and Desire

The days of Elul are “Eit Ratzon” – a time Divine Openness, Longing and Desire. Weaved from the Holy Rebbe the Tzvi Elimelekh of Dinov in his inspiring book, Sefer Bnai Yisaskhar. The early rabbis teach that Rosh Elul coincides on the calendar with the first of forty days Moshe ascended Mt Sinai to receive…

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Who is Yisrael?

Most of us know it as a name for Jewish lineage. Having said that, it is possible for parallel truths to co-exist. Mathematically, for example, the square root of 9 is equivalent to 3 and -3 at the same time. Squaring either term yields the number nine. ) This makes it clear that more than…

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