Holidays

A Time For Kings

Tsvi Weingarten • 2008
The laws of kings, the beginning of Elul and the trials we face.

The taste of Eden

Rav Noam Samet • 2007
Understanding the New Year of the trees through insights on the creation of the earth, the Garden of Eden, and the curse of thorns and thistles.

The Power of Counting

Rav Avishai Schreiber • 2008
What is the significance of counting the Omer? Insights from the Midrash and various Chasidic writings.

Shining The Light Back

Eitan Abramovich • 2007
The light of the day, as we shall learn from the light of Chanukah, rouses us to shine back towards it with our own light.

Face to Face

Rav Shagar • 2007
Translation by Levi Morrow. This text was first published at kavvanah.wordpress.com a teaching for Shavuot 2007, published in the conference organ...

To Jest for Liberation

Rav Shagar • 2005
Translated by Levi Morrow and Alan Brill. This text was first published in: kavvanah.wordpress.com a talk for rosh hodesh Adar: on the ecstatic ha...

On the Joke of the Megillah

Rav Shagar • 2005
Translated by Levi Morrow, first published in the blog kavvanah.wordpress.com. The hebrew version was published in the book 'the Remainder of Faith...

Screen for the Spirit, Garment for the Soul

Rav Shagar • 2004
Translated by Rabbi Josh Rosenfeld and Alan Brill, first published in the blog kavvanah.wordpress.com. this is the first part of a longer sermon pu...

Love and Law

Rav Shagar • 2005
Translated by Levi Morrow, edited by Alan Brill. the translation was first published in the blog kavvanah.wordpress.com. The hebrew version was pub...

On Translation and Multiple Worlds

Rav Shagar • 2006
A Sermon for Hanukkah. Translation by Levi Morrow and Alan Brill. This text was first published at kavvanah.wordpress.com.

Choosing not to choose: Knowledge, control and restriction

Achiya Sandowsky  • 2018
Can we go with fate as a way of life, without crushing under its wieght? some thoughts for Purim.

Sacred Chametz

R. Yehuda (Udi) Dvorkin • 2018
The details of the sacrificial work, as well as the fanaticism of the Passover cleaning, remind us that we aspire to by fully pure and holy, but it...
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