Tammuz – The Burning of the Torah

A hallmark of all repressive regimes is book burning. One of the tragedies that we mourn on the 17th of Tammuz is the burning of the Torah – the ultimate repression of the ultimate “book.” Having trouble viewing this video? Please click here to see additional formats.

On the Job

Inside Ohr Somayach During Corona Times

The World’s Most Infectious Plague – Parshat Chukat

The most infectious disease in the world isn’t Bubonic Plague; it isn’t Anthrax; it isn’t even Covid 19. The world’s most infectious disease in this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Chukat.

You’re So Vain: Parshat Shelach

Don’t spend too much time in front of the mirror.

The Color of Heaven – Parshat Korach

Racial prejudice – War – Poverty – Violence – Intolerance — The dream of peace seems to be as far away today as it’s ever been. Why is that?

Second Chances: Parshat Beha’alotcha

Why is the Passover sacrifice the only re-do in the Torah?