Showing posts from November, 2015

Mayanot Moment, Parshat Toldot

This weeks Mayanot Moment, Parshat Toldot Why did Yitchak have wells dug and what do they represent for us today? Check it out Here! Interested in more Soundcloud Audio Classes, check out the Mayanot Soundcloud Chanel !

Reflections, 4 Amazing Years!

Would you believe me if I said that even before I arrived at Mayanot, I felt I would be there for at least 4 years? Let me qualify what I mean. I did not book an open ended ticket with the plan to fly back 4 years later and I certainly did not tell my parents I was planning on attending yeshiva for 4 years. Rather, I was open to such an idea and gave myself the room to be flexible to the possibility.  I had just spent 4 years at the University of Miami, which for those that don't know, is a place that caters to physical desires and needs, in basically every way imaginable. I figured if I put myself through 4 years of that, I absolutely owed it to myself to immerse in a spiritual environment, where I could   give myself at least 4 years for more holy and meaningful endeavors.  I knew that if I was to go out into the world and make a real difference, I would need to work things out internally first, and build an unbreakable foundation.   Thank G-d/ Baruch Hashem , I am

Parshat Vayeira: Why did Abraham leave G-d's Presence Willingly?

Parshat Vayeira With Rabbi Shlomo Gestetner,  Dean of the Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies, in Jerusalem Click Here to learn about the mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim