Machshava

Thoughts on Creation, Destruction and Messianism

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2018
Rav Shagar's Zionism was deeply related to the shadow of the holocaust and the Yom Kippur War. These traumatic events made him strive for a messian...

Thoughts on Mother and Father

Rav Yair Dreyfus • 2018
Thoughts written during the Bein Hametzarim Period, in memory of my parents.

Shevarim: Breaking the liturgical discourse

Eitan Abramovitch • 2012
What is the sound of the shofar? A vague moan intended to shake the hearts, or a voice beyond the words, a speechless voice coming to express a hig...

It’s Not Too Late Yet

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2019
About the need to succeed in marrying ourselves before we find our spouse, and never give up. because it's not too late.

Fullness and Satiety in the Hollowed Space

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2018
Thoughts On the Seam Between Tishrei's Light and the Winter's Darkness.

A Possible Partnership: The Match - An Incident, An Absolute

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2018
The decision has the power to turn strangeness into intimacy, family. A deep discussion on the meaning of marriage.

An Encounter with Chabad

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2018
the fear of Yom Kippur is not a fear of the King on His Throne of Judgment, Rather, it is a consequence of the great abundance and endless purity t...

A Treatise on the Individual's Nothingness, and on his Transcendence

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2018
A communal framework alone cannot provide a solution for the alienation of modern life, the loss of trust in ourselves, the feeling of existence ab...

A Treatise on the Individual's Nothingness, and on his Transcendence - Part 2

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2018
The estrangement and tight-fisted individualism are not an inevitable destiny; that with the slightest push these can be elevated to generosity, co...

Torah 57: Medicine, the Sage's Wisdom and the Tikkun of Eating - part 2

Rav Shagar • 2008
Rav Nachman describes how God’s speech creates the world and from it also the power of healing. Similarly: postmodernism claims that medicine – and...

A Treatise on the Individual's Nothingness, and on his Transcendence - part 3

Rav Yair Dreifuss • 2018
‘hosting,’ is an event that must be passionate, stimulating and exciting. In our world, other people are usually seen as distractions, burdens, thr...

The meeting between Rav Shagar and Amos Oz

Rav Elchanan Nir • 2019
a glance at what Rav Shagar's said about the meaning of Halakha, in a meeting with Amos Oz.
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