Ariana Silverman

Spiritual Authenticity

D'Var Torah By: Steven Kushner

May 12, 2015
I think it's fair to say that just about everybody knows that the Israelites were condemned to wander in the wilderness for forty years, a biblical generation. With the exceptions of Joshua and Caleb, all those who had witnessed the redemption at the sea would die without ever setting foot...

Jewish Guilt

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Yael Splansky

October 3, 2012
As he prepares for death, Moses lays a major guilt trip on the people."Well I know how defiant and stiff-necked you are: even now, while I am still alive in your midst, you have been defiant toward the Eternal; how much more, then, when I am dead! ... For I...