Defying the Darkness
Chassidus

Defying the Darkness

BS”D I’d like to start this post by wishing you a light-filled Hanukkah and by asking G-d, “What in the hell is going on?” In the past week, I’ve had to say “Baruch Dayan haEmes” (Blessed is the True Judge – said upon hearing that someone has passed away, or other especially bad news, G-d … Continue reading

Ye Olde Sin City
Chassidus

Ye Olde Sin City

BS”D Did you know that ancient Egypt was the original Vegas? Sex everywhere, shady business deals, corrupt politicians, magic (of the black variety), decadent food, high fashion, and I’m pretty sure Celine Dion had a show there. Not exactly an oasis of G-dliness. Ye Olde Sin City is the backdrop of this week’s Torah portion, … Continue reading