Standing at the cusp of existence, before its very conception, when anything could have been, but nothing was; He declared, “It should be light.”
The truth of all darkness is its mandate to become light; the truth of all conscious beings is their mandate to perceive that light; the truth of all existence is to know that it emerges out of that which stands beyond existence.
“How great are Your works, O G‑d! How very deep are Your thoughts!” (Psalms 92:6)
Language of the Soul By Jay Litvin Seven words—kindness, discipline, compassion, endurance, humility, connection and dignity—which enable us to explain to our children the nuances of our drives, motives and actions. More »
A Rift Extending Across History Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe From the rivalry between Leah and Rachel, through the animosity between Joseph and his brothers, the clash between Saul and David, the split between Judah and Israel, to the dual nature of the messianic redemption—a rift and twinship that extends across history. More »
The 120-Day Version Of The Human Story Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe It’s all there: the underpinnings of creation, the saga of human struggle, and the ultimate triumph which arises from the imperfections and failings of man—all played out in a four-month period . . . More »
Where Bin Laden Went Wrong By Sholom Lew It’s a safe bet you’ve not traveled to Hadhramaut, never mind heard of the location. It is an ancient region located somewhere in the hardscrabble deserts of eastern Yemen. More »
Teach like a Shamash By Samantha Barnett Good teachers inspire us to grow. By expecting the best from us, they make us better. More »