Law And Grace In Eden

by Rabbi Jeffrey Adler God’s creation of Man occurred on the 6th day of Creation. This act of creating Man in His Image capped off the entire creation project, resulting in His assessing all as “tov m’od”, “very good”. Adam was the capstone, God’s best and favorite, the pinnacle of what He had made. (8)…

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An Inexhaustible Constant

by Rabbi Jeffrey Adler Psalm 115 is the 3rd of the Hallel Psalms, so often associated with the Passover season, but, so appropriate at any time, any circumstance. The Exodus from Egypt followed hundreds of years separated from our promised homeland, from our divinely determined destiny. It culminated in many years of oppression and slavery…

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The 3 Elements of the Passover Seder

By Rabbi Jeffrey Adler A reading of the Passover Haggadah will bring one to the statement by Rabbi Gamaliel that he who does not make mention of the three elements of the Passover- the lamb, the matzot (unleavened bread), and the bitter herbs- has not done his duty. Gamaliel, traditionally Rabbi Paul’s mentor, was, I’m…

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T’SHUVAH AND MERCY

Download PDF of newsletter here: T’SHUVAH AND MERCY The 30-day month on the Hebrew civil calendar known as “Elul”, kicks off an extremely important season of introspection and t’shuvah (repentance). This season actually lasts 40 days from the first day of Elul and includes Rosh Hashanah, the Days of Awe, and ends with final prayers of…

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Hag HaKatzir

Download PDF of newsletter here: HagHaKatzir SHAVUOT, called in the Scriptures Hag Ha-Kat-zir, is one of the “Three Regalim” or pilgrimage feasts requiring all the male descendants of Jacob to return to Jerusalem at that time each year to appear before Adonai in the Temple. Since there is no longer a Temple in Jerusalem, many…

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Boycott Durban III with HaShomer

Durban Meeting from HaShomer Ministry on Vimeo. The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has made the democratic State of Israel the target of incessant condemnation while neglecting its mandate in challenging the oppressive regimes around the world. The following film clip uncovers the factors behind the United Nations bias against Israel. We encourage you to…

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