The Love Life of Rabbi Akiva

In a belated Valentine’s episode, this week we will be discussing the romance between Rabbi Akiva and his wife, Rachel. The two’s marriage weathered most unusual circumstances, which has since become the subject of books as well as a dedicated passage in the Talmud. Tune in Thursday to hear the story of how these twoContinue reading “The Love Life of Rabbi Akiva”

In Memoriam: Rabbi Abraham Twerski (1930-2021)

This week we say goodbye to another great mind of the Jewish world, Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski, who passed away in Jerusalem on January 31. In addition to being a noted rabbi from a prestigious Hasidic dynasty, Rabbi Twerski was also a well-respected psychiatrist who contributed much to our understanding of addiction and self-esteem. JoinContinue reading “In Memoriam: Rabbi Abraham Twerski (1930-2021)”

In Memoriam: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks (1948-2020)

This week we remember Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, a tremendous spiritual leader of our time, who passed away on November 7. Rabbi Sacks is perhaps best known as the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth (UK), a role in which he served for 22 years, as well as for his numerousContinue reading “In Memoriam: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks (1948-2020)”

Might as well face it, you’re addicted to rage

We get it: You’re angry. Seems like everyone is these days, about nearly everything. But is this anger justified, or just an addiction? This week we’ll discuss the hold that anger has come to have over many of our lives, as well as some advice from the Shulchan Aruch about why you should make fixingContinue reading “Might as well face it, you’re addicted to rage”