Archive for September, 2011

September 26, 2011

Help Me Answer a Question + A Sefirah a Day

Help Me Answer a Question + A Sefirah a Day

The Toldot Yitzchak, a student of a student of a student of the famous Vilna Gaon (Gra), breaks down the 365 day solar year into two meaningful numbers: 343 and Continue Reading »

September 23, 2011

Nitzavim: A Fun Rabbi’s Story “Less is More; Anatomy of an Indulgence”

Nitzavim: Less is More; Anatomy of an Indulgence

 

For young Rabbi Shaya Kohn, dealing with drugs addicts and dropouts was a daily drama  for over eight years. Kohn, who now helps young men earn GEDs at an alternative Jewish school, is a caring, energetic rabbi of medium hight and build, with a thick, bristly beard, and a perpetual smile spread wide on his face. When you meet him, R’ Kohn makes you Continue Reading »