Posts by Vitaly Kozadayev

Tzav

A thought on this week’s Parsha… One of the Mitzvot in this week’s Parasha is bringing a Korban Todah /...

Vayikra

Vayikra

A thought on this week’s Parsha… Parshas Vayikra opens with the laws of the Korban Olah, a volunteered offering with...

Pekudei: A World of Blessing

A thought on this week’s Parsha… “A hundred sockets for a hundred kikar…” (38:27) There’s an elderly lady who sits...

Cherry Blossom

Tu B’Shvat

We celebrate the fruit and trees on the 15th of Shvat, at a time when there are no fruit or...

Chanukah

History of Chanukah The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication.” In the 2nd century BCE, during the time of the Second...

At the end of his life, Moshe, having given the Jewish people 612 mitzvot since leaving Egypt, the revelation at...

Elul

Elul

Elul – the month preceding Rosh Hashanah – begins a period of intensive introspection, of clarifying life’s goals, and of...

Over 3,300 years ago, on the morning G-d gave the Jewish People the Torah, the entire Creation was silent. All...

On the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat, which this year falls out on the 21st of January, a...

R’ Bachya ben Yosef ibn Pekuda z”l (Spain; 11th century) lists 30 types of cheshbon ha’nefesh / accounting with one’s...

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