Humble Pie: Parshat Yitro

Moses shows us that we have to run away from, not toward honor.

The Story of Harry Rothenberg, Esq. on Meaningful People

Ohr Somayach alumnus, Harry Rothenberg Esq. speaks on meaningful people.

How the Japanese Saved the Jews – Parshat Yitro

During World War II some 40,000 Jews found themselves under Japanese occupation in Manchuria, China and countries of South East Asia. Virtually all of them survived the war, but the Germans repeatedly pressured the Japanese to implement their "Final Solution." This is a famous story of how The Amshinover Rebbe, zt"l dissuaded the Japanese from complying with Hitler's dictate.

Catty: Parshat Beshalach

How did the "manna" from Heaven get its name?

Is Gene Editing Playing God? – Parshat Beshalach

The current Covid pandemic has a silver lining: It has accelerated research into gene editing techniques that promise to put an end to many lethal hereditary diseases. But should man interfere in the work of God?

4 Strikes and You’re Not Out?: Parshat Bo

What can we learn from some very unexpected prayers?

What’s Wrong With Amazon’s Kindle? – Parshat Bo

E-books are very convenient but they will never replace real books. Why?

The Ambassadors: Parshat Vaera

Why does Moses repeat an argument that he made previously at the burning bush?

Seeing Is Believing – Parshat Vaera

It's all too easy to go through life without actually seeing what is all around us.