"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

Baseless hatred

Sinat Chinam – A Baseless Definition of Hatred…

July 23, 2012

Lev Echad Jewish unity is possible – really! It begins with acting decently toward one another; it follows with tolerating others as they pursue lives of goodness; it culminates with many different Jews, but just one heart. The Talmud (Yoma 9b) explains the reason for why God allowed the Second Beit Hamikdash, or Holy Temple, to […]

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Baseless Hatred and the Destruction of the Temple

February 1, 2012

By Eliezer Cohen, © 2005 The period between the Seventeenth of Tamuz and the Ninth of Av is a period that is set aside for mourning and reflection on the tragedy that befell our nation. It was during this period that we lost the holy Temple and were eventually exiled for two thousand years to […]

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