Zachary Truboff •7 min read
This essay explores Rav Shagar's experience during the Yom Kippur War and how it contributed to his understanding of emunah. To dwell in the sukkah is to experience not God's light but rather God's shade, and it is this model of faith we must
Zachary Truboff •15 min read
Reflections on Rav Kook’s writings on love as it manifests toward God, our fellow Jews, and humanity as a whole.
Zachary Truboff •8 min read
Can receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai really be a moment of both fear and love, coercion and freedom?
Zvi Leshem •6 min read
Where does Kedusha reside - in the unspoiled nature or at the peak of civilization? thoughts on the transition from Yom HaAtzmaut to Yom Yerushalayim, following a drasha of Rav Shagar.
Zachary Truboff •10 min read
The past might trap us in limbo, but it can also point us where we need to go. A look at Rav Shagar's drasha for Yom Yerushalayim.