Ki Tisa- Fighting Within The Flock

This week, we will be reading of the story of the Jews’ first post-Sinai failure, a very catastrophic incident that has haunted our nation ever since. At the very base of Mt. Sinai, less than two months after hearing G-d’s voice directly, something tragic happens: וַיַּרְא הָעָם, כִּי-בֹשֵׁשׁ מֹשֶׁה לָרֶדֶת מִן-הָהָר; וַיִּקָּהֵל הָעָם עַל-אַהֲרֹן, וַיֹּאמְרוּ […]

Toldot- Incumbent Integrity

Last week, in the latest bout of Israeli intra-religion tension, the 2013 Mayoral Election of the city of Bet Shemesh was won by incumbent Moshe Abutbul. The race, which started out as two candidates, the Hareidi Abutbul and Eli Cohen, a Religious Zionist/Dati Leumi runner, arguing over the issues in an effort to assert themselves […]