BITTERNESS OR BRACHA: CHOOSE!

BITTERNESS OR BRACHA: CHOOSE!

By Rabbi Stewart Weiss And Moshe, in frustration, cried out to Hashem: I cannot carry these people alone; it’s too much for me! And if this is the way it’s going to be, then please, just kill me!” (11:14,15) Our Sedra is called “Parshat Ha’mito’n’im,” the chapter of...
Stubborness and Survival

Stubborness and Survival

Written by: Rabbi Stewart Weiss “For I have seen this People, and this is a stiff-necked People.” (Exodus 32:9). We Jews have a lot of nick-names. We are called Hebrews, Mosaics, the People of the Book, the Chosen People. But perhaps the most cutting adjective used to...
Hooray For Haman!

Hooray For Haman!

Article by: RABBI STEWART WEISS Sometimes, alas, our enemies get it right. As my colleague Rabbi Daniel Fox pointed out in a recent article, Haman hit the proverbial nail on the head when he described the Jews (Esther 3:8) as a “disjointed, disunified, dispersed”...